Bojnice castle

Bojnice Castle belongs to the oldest and the most important monuments in Slovakia. It stands on a travertine hill over the town. The first written record of the existence of the castle comes from 1113 in the document of Zobor Abbey. 

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Bojnice castle

The last aristocratic owner Count Jan Frantisek Palfi got the Bojnice  estate with the castle. Count Palfi decided to rebuild the castle into a romantic castle. As a model  he used the French Gothic castles from the valley of the river Loire, the papal palace in Avignone, the Gothic Tyrolean castles and the early Renaissance Italian architecture.

Bojnice castle

Bojnice spa

Bojnice Spa lies in the very heart of Slovakia. It is a charming and peaceful spa resort that, thanks to a combination of its geographic location, climate and water composition, gives its guests ideal conditions for the natural curative treatment processes, regeneration, rest and tranquillity.

Bojnice spa

ZOO Bojnice

The oldest zoo garden in Slovakia is situated next to dominant Bojnice castle in beautiful nature. It covers area of 42 hectares and it was established in 1955.  You can see about 400 species of  animals from the smallest fish in aquarium up to the largest African elephants in their pavilion.

ZOO Bojnice

Square in Bojnice

Square in Bojnice

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