Predjama – Magnificent Castle Inside a Cave
When mentioning castle, for some reason the majority of people would immediately associate it with a scary things. indeed there are several castles saved mysteries believed by local residents, such as Dracula’s Castle in Romania. certainly fun and impressive if we can visit castles in Europe. In addition to explore the beauty of castles, of course we also want to learn the history therein. one of the most beautiful castle in the world that must be visited located in the country of Slovenia, it is called Predjama castle.
Predjama Castle is a Renaissance palace built in a cave in southern Slovenia. Predjama Castle is located approximately 11 kilometers from the town of Postojna. The building looks very beautiful and designed in Gothic style.
Standing right on the side of a cliff, this castle looks so blended with nature. The castle is so exotic because it was built unified on mouth of the cave, located on the 123 meters-high cliff. A brilliant strategy to make enemy hard to attack the castle.
According to locals, the castle has built since year 1274. Later, in the 15th century, a bank robber who once hunted escape and hide there with his family. Castle siege led it to be ruined.
In 1567, the castle was rebuilt. Somehow, this castle was a favorite place for many robbers. Many robbers killed during attack to this castle. Because it’s dark history, the castle is looks so haunted.
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