Castle Likava
Likavský castle standing in the northwest corner of Liptov was first mentioned in 1315. Its construction started due to guard the passage through the Vah and important trade route that led from Považia to Orava and further to Poland. Hunyady in the second half of the 15th century, gradually rebuilt and expanded the original core of the castle and built the so-called. Lower Castle. In the second half of the 17th century Thokoly finished the construction of the fortification system, but not the castle in the early 18th century did not protect. Retreating troops Rákoczi it was demolished in 1707. Castle desertification and he became a ruin only. After extensive renovations in poslednýchrokoch was opened to the public Hunyady tower …
The castle and manor house Liptovský Hrádok
On a small hill near the river Belá is situated in the town Liptovský Hrádok in the north of Slovakia stands the castle and manor house Liptovský quarter. Although the origin of the castle there are several versions, with certainty we can say that for the first time mentioned the castle in 1341. The stone castle built Gown Donč the early 14th century. He was one of the military installations that guarded the important trade route. One of the legends even speak about Hradek underground passages to the fortifications near Liptovský Ján and even with Liptov castle. Later it became the seat of administration of the castle estate, which was until the mid-15th century, the property of Hungarian kings …
The village Vlkolínec – UNESCO monument
The local part of Ruzomberok – Biely Potok is the starting point to one of the most visited Slovak village Vlkolínec – the salient folk architecture, which he wrote in 1993 to the UNESCO World Heritage List. The settlement, which was first mentioned in 1376, is the only village in Slovakia is not disturbed by new buildings and represents a unique urban unit of original folk buildings. Based in comparative study of ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) was evaluated as the best settlement of this time within the Carpathian Arch. Originally it was the settlement of loggers, shepherds and poľnohospodárov.Vlkoínec is a typical example of double row street pattern with …
Water mills Oblazy Kvačany
Windmill Kvačianska valley among the mountain type of mills and are located in one of the most beautiful valleys in the picturesque Slovak Choc mountains. This is one of the last surviving monuments of its kind, moreover, is incorporated into the original natural environment. Built at the top are Kvačianska valley, called Oblazy at the confluence Hutianky and Borovianky. The two water mills arose in the first half of the 19th century in the route connecting Liptov with Orava and Poland. Later, one of them in 1936 converted the saw. After their owners progressively abandoned them since 1980 reconstructed enthusiasts from Slovak zväzuochrancov nature and landscape, then members of the movement …
Archaeological museum Havránok
Unique archaeological museum NKP – Havránok located above the surface of Liptovská Mara is a magical place that charmed many ancient its inhabitants located in the north of Slovakia and its visit is a magnificent experience. Havránok is one of the most important archaeological sites in Slovakia, which demonstrates the presence of Celtic populations in Liptov in the 4th to 1st century BC. l. Archaeologists discovered and unearthed the remains of settlement from the Iron Age, also referred to as Laténska time. The Celts were the first inhabitants of Slovakia, whose name we know well. Liptov Celts qualify KMNA Cotini …
Museum of Liptov Village
Under the southern slopes of the Western Tatras worth Liptov Village Museum Pribylina documenting the folk architecture Liptov. It began to build in connection with the flooding of large areas of the west of Liptovsky Mikulas in the construction of the dam Liptovská Mara. Of the eleven flooded communities here we passed the most important cultural monuments, which now form the basis of the museum exposition. The original buildings were dismantled to the point of origin and rare parts are transferred to and mounted the exact copies of the original objects. This gave rise to the youngest museum in Slovakia. The greatest jewel of sacred and secular folk architecture is Gothic-Renaissance mansion from the early Gothic Parížovce and K …