Sklabina Castle - Slovakia
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The Sklabiňa Castle towers on the edge of the basin Turčianska kotlina and the Veľká Fatra Mountains. It was first mentioned in 1242.
After 1320, the Sklabiňa Castle became the seat of the county administration of Turiec.
In 1630, the family of Révay had it adapted and a Renaissance manor house built in its courtyard. It was also fortified then. It remained the seat of the county administration until the mid-18th century.
The Renaissance manor house survived until the World War II. After it burnt in 1944, it fell in decay together with the castle. The remains of the castle preserving some Gothic and Renaissance architectural details progressively decayed.
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