Zbierka na Oravasky Hrad - Collection at Orava Castle

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Zbierka na Oravasky Hrad - Collection at Orava Castle

Postby Balian » Mon Jul 23, 2012 11:24 am

Came across this while on a family visit to Slovakia.

Interesting tour notes. According to the guide, the canon took 30 minutes to load and fire. The walls were 4 to 7 metres thick and Orava was never defeated. The great sword display is very interesting, defenders were paid extra to carry these beasts and as a result, their life expectancy was just 3 hours.

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