Orava castle

Oravský hrad
Oravský hrad

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We can also call Orava castle „an eagle nest“ built on a high rock above the surrounding country and its creation is also confirmed by a charter from 1241. Throughout centuries Orava castle went through hands of many owners, and in the end, inthe year 1800, burnt down. Orava castle is one of the most attractive castles in Slovakia with 3 entry gates and a tunnel, under which a network of underground corridors is to be found and is opened to public. Spooky night sightseeings and various theatre performances are very popular. There is also the seat of there is laso the seat of Oravské museum in the castle with archeological, naturalistic, ethnographic or historical expositions.

Opening hours:

Season Day Opening hours
November - March Daily 10.00 - 15.00
April Daily Closed
May Daily 8.30 - 17.00
June Daily 8.30 - 17.30
July, August Daily 8.30 - 18.00
September Daily 8.30 - 17.00
October Daily 8.30 - 16.00


Oravský hrad , 027 41 Oravský Podzámok

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