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Hrad Divin :: Divin castle

A cache by cdrw - adopted from Silvia&Juraj Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 4/7/2007
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Geocache Description:

Keska Vas kratkou a nenarocnou prechadzkou privedie az na samotnu zrucaninu hradu Divin. Hrad je v noci pekne navsieteny a ma velmi prijemnu atmosferu.

V obci Divin sa nachadzaju zrucaniny hradu z 13. storocia. V roku 1559 bol dobudovany ako protiturecka pevnost, ale Turci ho aj tak v roku 1575 dobili a stal sa ich opornym bodom az do roku 1593. V roku 1604 sa ho zmocnili Bocskayovi povstalci. V polovici 17. storocia patril hrad Balassovcom. Po odnati hradu cisarom si postavili pod hradom opevneny renesancny kastiel. Hrad bol zburany cisarskymi vojskami v roku 1674. Za navstevu stoji aj zaujimavy barokovy kostol z roku 1657 postaveny na gotickych zakladoch. Kostol ma svoje vlastne opevnenie zo 17. storocia. Dajte pozor, aby ste do opevnenia nenarazili, pretoze sa koli nemu hlavna cesta velmi zuuzuje. .

Podla povesti pocas obliehania hradu cisarskymi vojskami lupezni rytieri unikli cez tajnu chodbu v hradnej studni aj s nalupenym pokladom. Tajna chodba sa koncila pod malou skalkou za hradbami. Tam poklad zahrabali.

In little town Divin there are ruins of castle from the 13th century. in the year 1559 it was rebuild to fortess to defend against Turks. But in the year 1575 it was beated up with Turks and become their strong point till the year 1539. Owner of castle was changed in the y.1604 to Bockay's rebels. In middle of the 17th century castle belonged to Balass's family. When emperor confiscated the castle, they build new fortified mansion under the castle. Castle was destroied by emperor's army in the year 1647. We recommend to visit also interesting baroque church erected on gothic foundations. It has own fortification from the 17th century. Standard car can park on main square.

It's says, that during battle with emporer's army the robbing knights escaped through secret tunnel beginning in castle's well also wit treasure. The secret tunnel ended by small rock nearby castle's fortification. They hid treasure by this rock.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

FX: ignpvxhf xrfrehf, cbqivuav anynib uber
RA: pnpuvat oveq, yvsg gbc yrsg

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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Last Updated: on 7/9/2018 8:47:17 AM Pacific Daylight Time (3:47 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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