- 22 Sep 2021 9:55 AM
According to legend, the first local king St. István personally watched the construction works of the castle from Királyszéke (King's Chair) hill.
* The remains of a cathedral can be seen on the so called "Rotunda" in the castle.
The castle itself was built in the second half of the 13th century following the Mongolo-Tartarian attacks, at that time it used to be a knight castle -enjoy the video below!
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