This castle is ranked among the biggest castles in Slovak republic. It is located southward from Rajecke Teplice. Mainly owning to Italian stone-masons the castle has got a new appearance and become magnificent defensive residence. The castle has been dilapidated since 18th century into today´s ruins. But even this the castle is for many tourists popular place thanks to impressive atmosphere and beautiful view of all sides. The first written reference is from the first half of 13th century. The inner part of building is originaly Gothic design and the settlement round the castle is built in late-gothic style.