Carpathian Castle Hills

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Carpathian Castle Hills
Created On: Mar 27, 2009
Last Edited On: Apr 23, 2018

Overview


You are welcome to attach pix of castles/castle ruins on condition that:


1 the structure stands in the Carpathians (or in their foothills)


2 part of the castle hill shows in the photo
Strečno in early autumn <I>( But my home is my hills! )</I>Now let's have a look



3 the castle was erected at least two hundred years ago


4 You don't mind the following rule: If there are more than one photograph of a given castle available, it is the owners of this page who decide which photo to feature in a medium size

One castle, only one picture here

Medieval scenerySpiš, Southern Spiš

Still lifeFűzér, Zemplén Mountains

Lietava Castle HillLietava, Súľov Mountains

Orava castleOrava, Oravská Magura

Vršatec Castle HillVršatec, White Carpathians

Lednica Castle HillLednica, White Carpathians

Muranska Planina fall sceneryMuráň, Muránska planina

Visegrad castle Visegrád, Visegrád Mountains

Czorsztyn fortressCzorsztyn, Pieniny

Niedzica and Czorsztyn medieval castlesNiedzica, Pieniny

Zamek Pieninski ruinsPieniny Castle, Pieniny

Castle Tower in RytroRytro, Beskid Sądecki

View from the ruin of Hasznos fortHasznos, Mátra

Šášov Castle HillŠášov, Štiavnica Mountains

Castle RevišteRevište, Vtáčnik

Ruins of Torna-castleTurňa, Slovenský kras (Slovak Karst)

View from SzandaSzanda, Cserhát Hills

Ruins of Colţ / Kolc castleColţ/Kolc, foothills of Retezat

Lubovniansky Castle HillĽubovňa, Northern Spiš

Ruins of Castle on Kamenicky Hrad HillKamenica, Čergov

StrečnoStrečno, Malá Fatra

Sklabina Castle HillSklabiňa, Veľká (Great) Fatra

Castle BeckovBeckov, foothills of Považský Inovec

Sirotčí hradSirotčí hrad, Pavlovské vrchy (Pálava Hills)

Ruins of Şoimoş/Solymos castleŞoimoş/Solymos Castle near Lipova, Zaránd Mountains

Szentgyorgy fortress near...Szentgyörgy Castle, Trascău Mountains

Castle KamieniecKamieniec, Pogórze Dynowskie (Dynów Hills)

Boldogkő castleBoldogkő, Zemplén Hills

Hollókő castleHollókő, Cserhát Hills

Blatnica CastleBlatnica, Veľká (Great) Fatra

Hričov CastleHričov, Súľov Mountains

Súlov Castle (660 m)Súlov, Súľov Mountains

Castle Halič/GácsHalič, Revúca Upland

The ruins of Šariš CastleŠariš, Šariš Hills

Kapusany Castle at hill - StraźKapušany, Šariš

View of Markaz from the ruins of the castleMarkaz, Mátra

Castle RegécRegéc, Zemplén Hills

The very North-West end of the  Carpathians, at DevinDevín, Malé Karpaty (Little Carpathians)

Castle HeimoburgHeimoburg, Hundsheimer (Hainburger) Berge

Ruins of Dívčí HradDěvín (Dívčí hrad) hrad, Pavlovské vrchy (Pálava Hills)

Scenery with cliff and castleCsókakő, Transdanubian Hills (just outside the Carpathians)

Castle in Chocske VrchyLikava, Chočské Mountains

Slovenska Lupca castle hillSlovenská Ľupča, Horehronské podolie

Bran castleBran, Southern Carpathians

Râşnov FortressRâşnov, Southern Carpathians






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visentin

visentin - Mar 27, 2009 8:21 am - Voted 6/10

and

an album for wooden castles ? :)

yatsek

yatsek - Mar 27, 2009 8:33 am - Hasn't voted

Re: and

That I leave up to you :-) I'm afraid wooden 'castles' have been growing like mushrooms at the foot of the mts :-( in villages such as Ziar in recent years. What's more, these days even some Galls can be (planning on) building another one:)

lcarreau

lcarreau - Mar 29, 2009 11:36 am - Voted 10/10

Re: "The Galls?"

Now, I need to reopen my history book. Who are/were the Galls?
Where did they actually originate from? Do they like to climb
mountains?

yatsek

yatsek - Mar 29, 2009 2:17 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Gallic

Sacrebleu! No doubt my English is limited, no wonder I often sound like I'm speaking in French, or Latin, or something like that. The only other alternative could be my subconscious just meant those annoying Gauls :-) Anyway, I was referring to some roving Gallic – by no means to Native American – warriors:)) No need to resort to a history book, Larry.

lcarreau

lcarreau - Mar 29, 2009 9:59 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Gallic

What, I don't get to reopen my dusty history book with yellowing pages?

Interesting ... I didn't know of the connection between Gauls and
Druids.

Instead of all the "aggressive activity," those folks COULD have
been out there making conquests of lofty peaks. Guess I'll never
understand what all the fighting was for back then ... ):

Konrad Sus

Konrad Sus - Apr 3, 2009 1:24 pm - Hasn't voted

!!!!

Very nice idea!

yatsek

yatsek - Apr 3, 2009 3:41 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: !!!!

I'm glad you like it, appreciate your pix and hope you'll contribute to this album again in future. But the general idea had been here before:)

visentin

visentin - Apr 8, 2009 7:58 am - Voted 6/10

related

http://www.summitpost.org/album/249965/the-rocky-castles-in-poland.html

http://www.summitpost.org/album/216210/mountain-castles.html

yatsek

yatsek - Apr 8, 2009 8:24 am - Hasn't voted

Re: related

Thanks (I wasn't aware of the existence of the non-Polish one) - attached.

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