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Apr 2015

I REALLY ENJOYED OUTLOOK FROM THE TOP OF THE STRECNO CASTLE!

Here is an outlook I enjoyed standing right on the top of the highest tower of the Strecno castle, looking downwards to the castle's fortifications and surrounding countryside. The village of Varin and the Vah river can be seen in the distance as well as the mountains of Mala Fatra, National Nature Reserve. The majestic ruins of this Gothic castle are situated 7 kilometers /4.3 miles east from the town of Zilina, seated in the region of the same name, northern Slovakia.

   

This castle is rightfully considered to be one of the most popular historical travel destinations in the whole Slovak republic. As you can see the ruins of the Strecno are well-preserved and historically conserved with a great care. Even because of that this castle is proudly opened for public as an open-air museum, featuring endless attractions for its visitors. Tourists can see a lot of historical exhibitions there, including diversified indoor-museums in covered parts, various art performances, festivals and much more.

Did you know this castle is also a popular location for filming fairytale and historical movies?! Amongst other movies filmed at this locality, exteriors of the castle of Strecno were featured in the fantasy adventure movie Dragonheart (1996).

The Strecno castle is declared as a national cultural heritage of a great importance and it is definitely worth a visit. If you will be nearby don't forget to tour it. This location has so much to offer, both for regular tourists looking for museum exhibitions, medieval performances or various art exhibitions, as well as for photographers looking for some picturesque historical sceneries and open-air sightseeings! ;)

 
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Mariana Starychová - (commented via Google+)
April 20, 2015 at 07:03 am
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krásne
Boris Jaroscak - (commented via Google+)
April 20, 2015 at 07:06 am
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Ďakujem +Mariana Starychová! Mám radosť, že sa ti fotografia páči! :)
Mariana Starychová - (commented via Google+)
April 20, 2015 at 07:38 am
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Ano
Lon W. - (commented via Google+)
April 20, 2015 at 09:52 am
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Nice. Must be fun to stand there and image what it must have been like during those early days.
Boris Jaroscak - (commented via Google+)
April 20, 2015 at 12:29 pm
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Thank you +Lon W.! Yes, it is indeed fun. I always imagine how it must have been there at these historical locations during the time of their greatest fame.
Leyla A. Roberson - (commented via Google+)
April 20, 2015 at 03:28 pm
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Spectacular... the view is amazing
Calvin Edmonson - (commented via Google+)
April 20, 2015 at 03:59 pm
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Fantastic history. A commanding view of the river for sure. Excellent photo.
Boris Jaroscak - (commented via Google+)
April 20, 2015 at 11:09 pm
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Thank you +Leyla A. Roberson!
Boris Jaroscak - (commented via Google+)
April 20, 2015 at 11:11 pm
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Thank you +Calvin Edmonson! I am happy that you find it an excellent photo!
Dagmar Flajsman - (commented via Google+)
April 20, 2015 at 11:40 pm
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....I have enjoyed standing right on the top of the highest tower...to ti přeju,ale přesto je dobře,že už jsi zase dole a budeš moci udělat ještě "pár" hezkých fotek.... ;-)
Boris Jaroscak - (commented via Google+)
April 20, 2015 at 11:46 pm
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Áno, vďaka +Dagmar Flajsman! Budem sa snažiť! ;)
Ctra Vii - (commented via Google+)
April 21, 2015 at 10:03 am
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Beautiful angle. :) +Boris Jaroscak
Boris Jaroscak - (commented via Google+)
April 21, 2015 at 01:17 pm
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Thank you +Ctra Vii!
Silvia ZK - (commented via Google+)
June 10, 2015 at 07:41 am
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Amazing shot :) +Boris Jaroscak
Boris Jaroscak - (commented via Google+)
June 10, 2015 at 11:50 am
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Thank you very much +Silvia ZK! I am happy that you find it an amazing shot! :)
Lada Horáková - (commented via Google+)
June 14, 2015 at 09:45 am
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All your photos are very nice and interesting, Boris :-)))).
Boris Jaroscak - (commented via Google+)
June 14, 2015 at 10:32 am
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Thank you very much +Lada Horáková! I am glad that you find them interesting! :)
Vladimír Vocelka - (commented via Google+)
June 19, 2015 at 03:12 am
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Moc pěkný záběz.
Boris Jaroscak - (commented via Google+)
June 19, 2015 at 03:26 am
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Ďakujem +Vladimír Vocelka! Z tej veže je výborný výhľad na celú krajinu.

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