People spend time at Brekov castle

It offers panoramic views.

Brekov castleBrekov castle (Source: TASR)
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People use the ruins of castles on sunny days to enjoy being outside. One such example is Brekov castle in eastern Slovakia.

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Brekov is a medieval castle above the village Brekov located at the western edge of the Humenské mountains which are part of the Vihorlatské mountains.

The castle was built for defensive purposes and has spectacular views from the top.

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