Trenčiansky Hrad
Trenčiansky Hrad
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Virginiatravel1
376 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
This is a must if you visit Trencin; the tours are in Slovak, but you can read about the castle and then see many interesting parts on your own. It is a bit of a walk uphill, but the views are spectacular once you reach the castle. Be sure to take the narrow steps up a tower too.
Written January 15, 2020
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macedonboy
Glasgow, UK185,732 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
Visited Trencin and this castle on a day trip from Bratislava. The castle does look very pretty from far off as it sits on a hill overlooking Trencin and there's a big climb up to the entrance of the castle.

The castles does offer a guided tour, which unfortunately is in Slovak only. The former barracks of the castle has exhibitions, but most of it is in Slovak, so difficult for me to follow. The rest of the castle is in reasonable condition and there's great views, especially from Mathias Tower. Along the climb up to the latter are lots of mini exhibitions of Trenchin history.

I enjoyed the visit, but the lack of English was a problem.
Written October 26, 2019
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Geokam007
Birmingham, UK263 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2012 • Couples
1km away of the city centre, the castle is a beautiful attraction of Trencin from whick one can see all Trencin. Worth visit, cheap entrance and interesting interior areas.
Written August 14, 2013
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Bmorecmore
Bratislava, Slovakia590 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2020 • Couples
Today was our first venture out of Bratislava in over 2 months. We decided to visit the 3rd largest castle in Slovakia. The Trencin Castle is a large complex full of fortifications, with 5 gates to pass before you reach the upper palace. First stones date back to the 9th century with a pre-Romanesque rotunda. It was a highly functional castle and would even protect the habitants, who would flock to the lower castle during foreign attacks. The castle is full of history with sieges, sacking, Royalty ownership, extensive destruction and rebuiling, and lots of medieval torture in the dungeon called “The Devil’s Tower”.

The castle is now owned by the city of Trencin and has been undergoing renovation since 1955.

Slovakia is a beautiful country with lots of hidden treasures.
Written May 24, 2020
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zzzzvodkazzzz
Albrightsville, PA52 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019 • Couples
We have are daughter wedding at the castle.
Amazing experience!!! Everything was perfect!!!
The staff was very helpful and friendly. All preparations and and the ceremony was super!!!
Written August 7, 2019
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Tibko
Bratislava, Slovakia18 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2015 • Couples
You can buy 2 types of tours here - short and a long one. We entered with the short tour which inlcudes a visit to the tower. It has an amazing view and even if the binoculars seem to be payed, they are free. The long tour is prolonged by other venues of the castle. I would suggest visiting the long tour. The castle has a very interesting history and the guides are fond of all the historical details.
Written October 20, 2015
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ulangutan
Dereham, UK233 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019 • Couples
There seems to be a wonderful castle in every village, hamlet or settlement here but so many are amazing examples & Trencin is no different.
Different to Bojnice but no less spectacular, the entrance fee (around €5.00) is extremely reasonable.
There are tours but only in Slovak, so we wandered around by ourselves quite happily.
If you like incredible views & historical sites, look no further. This place will flick your switch!
Written October 25, 2019
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stonewithnomoss
Duhok, Iraq894 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Solo
The castle at Trencin dominates the city. The little old town and square plus the castle make it a lovely stop for a few hours. It should be a “must see” in Slovakia. It is just about 1.5 hours from Bratislava by frequent train service (for 6 Euros).
Written May 12, 2019
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malcolmajames
Trencin, Slovakia6 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018 • Family
Great for a day trip or stop off for a break when traveling east to west or east to west of Slovakia. Great views from the castle. Steep but easy walk up from parking near the high street. Great hot chocolate in the square, cakes too.
Written February 12, 2019
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Jennifer S
Slovakia243 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018 • Family
And easy day trip visiting the castle in the town from Bratislava. Lots of Charmaine restaurants and cafés along the pedestrian zone. It’s a charming walk up to the castle to see the beautiful views. The castle is not dog friendly, something to be aware of if traveling with a pet in the hot summer. It was definitely fun to explore.
Written August 17, 2018
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