Photographer's Note

this is Modry Kamen ( Blue Stone) , Modry Kamen is smallest town in Slovakia , here are living only 1200 people.
The building of the castle was documentaded in 1277. "Memoria hungarorum" by A. Horanyi however dated the building of the castle in year 1137. The originaly Gothic castle was destroyed by the Turks in 1593. It was rebuilt in the 17th century and destroyed by fire. In 1730 a baroque mansion house was buit on the site of the lower castle. The upper castle remained in ruins. The most valuable building of the mansion house is the late baroque chapel of St. Ann dating from 1759. The castle is the residence of the Museum of Marionette and Toys SNM.

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