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The New Castle in Banska Stiavnica

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The New Castle (Photo Courtesy: Juloml)

The New Castle is a whitewashed Renaissance fortress set on top of a hill. The castle dates back to the 16th century and served as a defence fortress to protect the town from Turkish invaders. The castle is home to a museum with exhibits on the historical struggle against Turkish invasions.

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Museum (History)

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  • Banská Štiavnica (173 kms to the east of Bratislava) a completely preserved medieval town and a more

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