Castle Veľký Biel – Sleeping Beauty

The largest baroque castle in Slovakia in the Veľký Bieľ comes to life.

After eight years of sleep, interrupted only by vandals and thieves, the baroque mansion Count Imrich Csáky Cardinal awakens to a new life! Derelict, dilapidated, neglected, yet picturesque and stunning magnificent again after more than half a century welcomes lovers of Baroque architecture and history. As the Sleeping Beauty Castle slept since 2005, overgrown weeds and bushes … Since May 2012, began taking to life and completely new mission …


Even Castles made of sand, fall into the sea, eventually.

Jimi Hendrix


Any home can be a castle when the king and the queen are in love.


Many a book is like a key to unknown chambers within the castle of one’s own self.

Franz Kafka


Stones in the road ? I save every single one and one day i’ll build a castle.

Fernando  Pessoa


It is more honorable to be raised to a throne than to be born to one. Fortune bestows the one, merit obtains the other.



A throne is only a bench covered with velvet.

Napoleon Bonaparte


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