Cachtice Castle: Ghost of Elizabeth Bathory

Cachtice, Slovakia

Deep in a remote region of Slovakia hides a ruined castle with a particularly bloody past. Čachtice Castle stands upon the steep side of a mountain top, overlooking quint villages below. It has been ruined for some time. Remaining as a crumbling stone edifice linked to dark history and a supposed murderous torturer, Elizabeth Bathory. Čachtice Castle was built in the 13th century and received alterations to its appearance throughout the following centuries. It passed through the ownership […]

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