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Jul 31, 2008 - Spis Castle and Levoca daytrip

Ravi -- As the castle buff on this tour, I'll take this entry! Spis Castle was awesome, turning me back into the preteen who used to read all sorts of medieval-based fantasy novels, with sieges and armies storming castles and all. Located about an hour east of Poprad, Spis Castle sits upon a hill overlooking a sleepy town. The main parts were built 800 years ago, surviving attacks by Tartars and others for centuries until the region fell out of military importance. Today, its ruins, layers upon layers of castle walls, fortifications,...

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