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Old chateau Banská Štiavnica

Starý zámok
Starý zámok Banská Štiavnica

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The Old chateau, a large threenaved basilica, lies on the perk of the mount Paradajz. It consists of two parts. The part above the ground used to be a place, where the dead were burried. In the underground part bones, that were dug whilst digging new graves, were kept. One of the chateau bastions was used as a jail and a torture room. Nowadays, there is a museum situated in the Old chateau. You will find here exposition of baroque plastic art, world-famous banskoštiavnické tobacco-pipe craft, or exhibition of black smith craft. The Old chateau bell-tower, opened to public during the summer, offers you an unforgettable view on the town.

Opening hours:

Season Day Opening hours
January - April Tue - Sat 8.00 - 16.00
May - September Daily 9.00 - 18.00
October, November Tue - Sat 8.00 - 16.00
December Tue - Sun 8.00 - 16.00


Starozámocká 11 , 969 01 Banská Štiavnica

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Penzión Cosmopolitan Banská Štiavnica
B&B Cosmopolitan Banská Štiavnicafrom €20,00/person


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