Červený Kameň, castle (preserved)

Place: Častá, County: Pezinok, Region: Bratislava, Historic region: Bratislava

Brief description

The castle is first mentioned in 1240. In the 16th century a new part of the castle was built. It was damaged during WW2. Reconstruction started in 1947.

Pictures

23 picures

Situation

In the eastern part of the mountains Malé Karpaty, near the village Častá.


3D hrady


Hrad Beckov


Kamenní strážcovia III


Malé Karpaty 1935

Access

Personal transport:It is possible to drive right up to the castle estate, where there is a large guarded car-park, with room also for coaches.

Červený Kameň in media

Nearby castles

Kuchyňa, Pezinok, Plavecký hrad, Smolenice

Slovak National Museum - Červený Kameň Museum

Tel.: +421 33 6905803 - pokladňa / cash desk
Mail: objednavky-mck@snm.sk
Web: http://www.hradcervenykamen.sk
The Červený Kameň Museum is a specialised museum documenting the development of residences of the aristocracy and the urban classes in Slovakia, emphasising the art-history character of the objects and history of the Červený Kameň Castle. In the framework of this specialisation it acquires, preserves, professionally processes, uses and makes available museological records of the development of the residences of the aristocracy from the 16th century to the beginning of the 20th century and the development of military technology at Slovak castles. A rich and very valuable collection, linked to the museum’s profile, is presented in particular at permanent expositions and occasional exhibitions. The museum’s seat is the national cultural monument the Červený Kameň Castle, which through its advantageous position and unique collections is among the most visited castles in Slovakia.

Events on the castle Červený Kameň in 2009 [SK]

Links to other sites

Literature

Názvy hradov a zámkov v Slovenskej republike
Slovenský úrad geodézie a kartografie. Bratislava. 1990