Zvolen Castle: detail of the facades overlooking the courtyard

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RIBApix ref no RIBA27345
Artist/PhotographerHance, Dennis
Subject Date1548
Image Date1991
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceDHCS1382
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Dennis Hance / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This castle was originally built in 1370-1382 by Louis I from Anjou in the style of a Gothic hunting castle. It was rebuilt in Renaissance style in 1548 and the present castle retains that look. It was the birthplace of the Hungarian Renaissance lyric poet, Balint Balassi (1554-1594).

Subject tags

windows, courtyards, castles, palaces