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Hrad Strečno Hradná 1, 013 24 Strečno
+421 41 569 74 00
49.174202, 18.860682


April – September: Mon-Sun 9.00 a.m. – 6 p.m.
(last entry at 5 p.m.); October: Mon-Sun 9.00
a.m. – 4 p.m. (last entry at 3 p.m.); November:
Saturday – Sunday 9.00 a.m. – 4 p.m. (last entry
at 3 p.m.); December – March: closed

Strečno Castle

Make a stop on your way from Žilina to Martin and visit the medieval Strečno Castle, looming on a rock above the Váh River. Its history goes back to the mid-14th century. You can get to the castle by taking a lovely walk through the medieval wooden village of Paseka, which was built based on historical medieval buildings. The castle will impress you with a beautiful view of Strečno Gorge panorama.

Did you know that... ?

Strečno Castle used to be inhabited by Zsófia Bosnyák, who helped the sick and the poor. Aſter her death, her body was found untouched even though she was not mummified, nor embalmed. For this reason, people began to respect her as a saint.

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Michal Pišný