Location: Trnavský kraj, okres Trnava, Smolenice

GPS: N48°30'39'' E17°25'25''

The Malé Karpaty Mts. in western Slovakia near the Castle Smolenický zámok contain a forested hill called  Molpír. On top of the hill is the historic fortified place. Instructive path leads to this archaeological site.

In the 7th century BC people of Kalenderberg culture came to the strategically important hill on the edge of the Malé Karpaty Mts. and built a fortified place there. Its area is 12 hectares. It consisted of three courtyards, two forecastles and acropolis. Existence of this fortified site abruptly finished in the 6th century BC by a not specified disaster.

Instructive path leads from the church in village Smolenice to Molpír. The hikers get nice view of the Smolenice castle while ascending to Molpír.

Source: Vydavateľstvo Dajama