Strečno Castle

Local nameStrečniansky hrad
LocationStrečno, Slovakia

The Strečno Castle is a reconstructed ruin of a medieval castle of an irregular plan located in northern Slovakia, 12 km east of Žilina. The castle stands on a 103-metre-high calcite cliff above the international road E50 and village Strečno. Along with the Old castle constitutes a significant landscape landmark of the Upper Váh region. Nowadays, after reconstruction, there are expositions of the Vah region regional museum. The first recorded mention of the stone castle is from 1316. Today the castle belongs to the national cultural heritage of the Slovak republic.

Tags CastleEditor's ChoiceCastle Ruins
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Opening hours

April - Sep: Open daily 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Oct: Open daily 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Nov: Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Dec - March: Closed


Adult: €5
Children 6-15, Students, Seniors: €3

More information and contact


Official Website


Phone 0415697400

Address Hradná, 013 24 Strečno-Žilina, Slovakia

Coordinates 49°10'27.837" N 18°51'44.053" E

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