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Spiš Castle is a medieval castle located in the Slovak Republic, in the eastern part of the country. It is one of the largest castles in Europe and is considered a prime example of Gothic-Renaissance architecture. The castle is located on a hilltop near the town of Spišské Podhradie, surrounded by the spectacular scenery of the Spiš region.

The castle was built in the 12th century and served as a military and administrative center for the region. Over the centuries, it was modified and expanded, and it eventually became one of the most important centers of power in Slovakia. The castle saw its heyday in the 16th and 17th centuries, when it was home to the influential Spiš nobility. However, its fortunes declined in the 18th century, and by the late 19th century, it had fallen into disrepair.

In 1993, Spiš Castle was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and today, it is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Slovakia. Visitors can explore the castle ruins, including the courtyard, towers, and dungeons, and admire the views of the surrounding countryside. There are also several museums on the site, including the Museum of Spiš, which showcases the history of the castle and the region.