A Fairytale Castle Bojnice – Bojnice (Europe)

Startled by the name description, look for yourself, you will admit that Bojnice Castle is indeed a fairy-tale castle with a majestic outlook and lush green surroundings. The magical medieval Bojnice Castle is known to be one of the finest visited attractions of the small town Bojnice, located in Slovakia.

Bojnice Castle was built in twelfth century, which is still eminent from some of the Gothic and Renaissance elements of architecture. The castle was received as a gift by its first owner Matthew III Csák from King Ladislaus V of Hungary in 1302. Later on it was owned by several powerful people including King Matthias Corvinus (fifteenth century), John Corvinus (fifteenth century), Zápolya family (sixteenth century), Thurzós (sixteenth century) and lastly Pálffy family (seventeenth Century onwards). The castle was reconstructed in 1528 and later on again from 1889-1910.

The Royal Bojnice Castle is located in the vicinity of a park with beautiful gardens leading into the forest. You can easily spot the beautiful castle from a distance with its blue toped towers and huge built. The attributes including unique architecture and enchanting outlook have been admired not only by tourists but also filmmakers and theater directors.

An interesting and one of the oldest attractions of the Bojnice castle is the “King Matthias Linden Tree”. The tree is about 700 years old which makes it one of the oldest trees of Slovakia. Another attraction is the drip stone cave in a castle that is associated with a well which has a depth of 26 meters.

Bojnice Castle
Bojnice Castle

There is a nominal entrance fee to visit the inside of the Bojnice Castle. You can easily book a guided tour which is available in both English and Slovakian language. You can also find the details of the rooms in the given pamphlets. In the inside of the Castle Bojnice, you will be marvelled to look at the lavish and elegant collection of furniture, ornaments and paintings from all the different time zones.

Castle Bojnice Europe
Castle Bojnice Europe

The Google rating for the Bojnice Castle is 4.8 stars. The castle is also a hosting place for several international events including the popular Castle Fairy-tale, the International Festival of Ghosts, Spirits and the Summer Music Festival. The International Festival of Ghosts and Spirits starts at the end of April and ends in May. The Romantic atmosphere of the castle also makes it a perfect wedding venue. Most of visitors review the castle to be appreciable in every way. If you want to know about Bojnice, just visit the amazing Bojnice Castle.

Castle Bojnice in Winters
Castle Bojnice in Winters

Castle Bojnice Slovakia
Castle Bojnice Slovakia

Castle Bojnice
Castle Bojnice

Photo Source: Wikimedia, Slovakia, 500px, Panoramio, Slovakia

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