I didn't realise Spis was Europe's largest castle. TR
I didn't realize it neither, but obviously castles in Central/Eastern Europe were build in a different way comparing to Western Europe. Moreover, most medeival castles in Slovakia are built on a hill, which poses a constrain as to size of a castle. The hill on which Spis is built is not that steep and is pretty flat, which allowed for a larger castle and court. You can find out more at Spis Castle official site www.spisskyhrad.com or on Wiki.
Sign up to comment.
Sign in if you already did it.
Photo taken in Spišský hrad, 053 61 Žehra, Slovakia
Misplaced? Suggest new location