Showing posts with label Sirok. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Sirok. Show all posts

Friday, July 30, 2010

Sirok Castle Ruins (Hungary)

Sirok is located on the northern part of Hungary, on the eastern edge of the Mátra Mountains. The small village of Sirok is famous its medieval castle ruins.

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The picturesque castle was built on the top of a 300 meter high rocky plateau in the 13th century. The entire castle was carved out of the rock on which it stands.

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It is worth taking the tour up to the castle because of the view over the Mátra Mountains.

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As you can see the Sirok Castle is an interesting place to visit. The road is recently rebuilted, so you can climb up to the hilltop easily :)

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