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SVK: Lietava Castle Ruin
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The ruins of Lietava Castle are situated on steep rocky range of Cibulak Hill, placed inside Sulov Hills. In past, this castle was very famous, with its history to 13th century. Anyway, at present, Lietava is extent but relatively preserved castle ruin, popular as tourist target. From the castle, you can enjoy marvelous outlook in the environs. The castle ruins are accessible for public free of charge, all year round. Attention, the access in allowed on your own danger! You get there, following marked tourist trails from the communities of Lietava or Lietavska Svinna.
Text/Photo: Olga Kubáčková
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