Krásna Hôrka Castle Games

Location: Košický kraj, okres Rožňava, Krásnohorské Podhradie

GPS: N48°39'25'' E20°36'10''

Venue: Krásnohorské Podhradie

Date: 8/4/2018

Event type: theatre festival, gastronomic event, sports event, market, historic event, event for children, event for youth, TIP, workshop

The first Saturday in August, historical event takes place each year in a beautiful park under the castle Krásna Hôrka in the village of Krásnohorské Podhradie. The programme acquires a number of events, a ceremonial procession, historical fencing, a feast mood with period delicacies, events for children, and a beautiful atmosphere until late in the evening.

At the end of the 20th century, an imitation of the medieval park was made next to the castle, where the castle games are staged this year as well. In addition, a huge medieval catapult later used for organizing the annual festival was installed that time at the castle. Castle games under Krásna Hôrka now belong to the most popular events in all Košice Region.

Krásna Hôrka Castle stands on a stony hill not far from the town of Rožňava. It is one of the most beautiful historic landmarks of the picturesque Gemer historical region. Should you wish to explore the area, you can visit the Andrássy Mausoleum in the village with the same ticket you will use to join the castle games. If you like adventure, the Krásna Hôrka Cave where you will reach one of the biggest stalactites in the world in full speleologist's equipment is the perfect place for you.

This event is supported by National Tourism Portal slovakia.travel

Web: Municipality of Krásnohorské Podhradie

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