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Oravský hrad / Orava Castle

A cache by Saška + Lefe Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 10/1/2005
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Oravský hrad
Píše sa rok 1267, keď Oravský hrad prvýkrát v listinách sa spomína.
Významný hrad je to, ej veru, bo nad celou Oravou vládne a cestu do Poľska stráži.
Putujúc mnohými rukami pánov, majetkom Thurzovcov roku 1556 sa stáva.
Fraňo Thurzo hrad za 18 338 zlatých kupuje a do prestavby sa púšťa.
Mnoho vo svojom novom sídle vystavia, aj ho zaraz opevní, aby hrad Orava naskutku dostál povesti hradu nedobytného.
Ni povstalci ni vojaci hradu nezmocnili sa, no oheň ťažkú ranu roku 1800 mu zasadil a majestátny hrad zmenil.
Rekonštrukcia roku Pána 1968 však úspešne zakončená bola a pocestní môžu kochať sa krásou jeho v 112 metrov výške stojacej.
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Na N49°15,979´ E19°21,748 zastaviť môžeš a k hradnému bralu vzhliadnuť.
Skrýša len pár siah stadiaľ nachádza sa.
Tu i tu i tu viac dozvediet o hrade sa môžeš.



Orava Castle
The first written mention about Orava Castle is from 1267.
Castle with important geografical position was owned by many tenants during centuries.
In 1556 Orava Castle was bought by Frantisek Thurzo for 18 338 golden ducats.
He has enlarged castle by setting new buildings and chapel.
Thanks to fortification built during Thurzo era, castle has never been conquered.
In 1800 great fire destroyed almost all wooden parts but castle was succesfully reconstructed.
From 1968 Orava Castle attracts visitors from all over the world.
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You can stop and have a look at the castle rock atN49°15,979´E19°21,748´. Cache is not far from there.
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Last Updated: on 11/15/2017 3:21:29 PM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (11:21 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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