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Ruins of a Romanesque church in Haluzice in western Slovakia. A fortified little Romanesque church in Haluzice was built in 1240. It is located on hill in Biele Karpaty (White Carpathians) ridge over the Bosacka dolina valley Northwest of Nove Mesto nad Vahom. First written account dates back to 1299, mentioning a siege of this piece of land of Matthew Czak of Trencin by the royal army. Later, the church was rebuilt into the Gothic and Renaissance style. It became abandoned in the 19th century and later partly reconstructed and conserved in 1960s. North of this place, there is a 50 metres deep abyss Haluzicka prierva. The abyss is approximately 1km long and 200 metres wide. Erosion by the Haluzice brook to the low-aluminium shale and dolomite formations of this flysch zone of the Biele Kar
Show more... paty Mts. caused that the northern fortification of the church fell into the abyss. Today, this abyss is a protected landscape territory. Off the church hill, there is a magnificent view on the River Vah watershed and the castles Trencin and Beckov. Jan Sorkovsky e-mail: sianec23_at_azet. sk Show less...

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