Orava castle, castle (preserved)

Place: Oravský Podzámok, County: Dolný Kubín, Region: Žilina , Historic region: Orava

Other names

Oravský zámok, Orava; 1267 castrum Arwa, 1319 castrum Arua

Brief description

A castle from 13th century. In 15th and 16th century extended, final form is from 17th century. The castle was reconstructed in 1953-68. Now there is the Orava museum.

Pictures

34 picures

Situation

On a cliff on the right bank of the river Orava, altitude 520 meters


3D hrady


Hrad Beckov


Kamenní strážcovia III


Malé Karpaty 1935

Access

By railway No. 181 from Kraľovany, station Oravský Podzámok. By (2684) through the bridge over the river Orava to the center of the village. By car by state road No. 59 from Ružomberok and Dolný Kubín.
Further information: touristic map 111 Chočské vrchy - Vodná nádrž Liptovská Mara, Vojenský kartografický ústav, š.p., Harmanec

Orava castle in media

Konečne odpočívajú v pokoji!
MY sieť regionálnych novín, 24. May 2007
Turistov je veľa, parkovísk ŽALOSTNE MÁLO
MY sieť regionálnych novín, 17. May 2007
Roky žije na hrade
SME, 30. January 2006
Hrad videlo opäť viac návštevníkov
Regionálne noviny, 2. November 2005

Nearby castles

Likava, Liptov castle, Podhradie, Sklabiňa, Sučany castle

Literature

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