The Native House of Ľudovít Štúr and Alexander Dubček

Uhrovec is situated among the mountains in the north-east part of "Nitran Hill-country". In 1295, Uhrovec was a part of the castle estate that consisted of nineteen villages. Uhrovec Castle, whose ruins overtower the village Uhrovské Podhradie, was built in the first half of the 13th century and together with the domain it was owned by Baša´s son, Peter. The first written reference of the castle comes from 1258.

Uhrovec, a picturesque hamlet under the hill Rokoš, became the birth-place of two prominent Slovak personalities, Ľudovít Štúr and Alexander Dubček. In 1965, the native house was declared a national cultural monument.

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