Fricove Manor House Park

Fricove Manor House Park

Fričovce park is valued for its water storage and preservation system, which is connected to a small water power station.

Type:
historical park / garden
Facilities:
National cultural monument
Style:
English-landscape park
Region:
Prešov
City/village:
Fričovce
Address/Location:
Situated on the eastern edge of the village Fričovce. Part of Fričovce Manor House grounds.
Altitude:
452 m a.s.l.
Nearby attractions:
Spiš castle, the cave Zlá Diera
N 49.0168214
E 20.9740347
Information boards
Disabled accessible
Car park
Dogs allowed
Toilets
Playgrounds
Café
Available for private hire
Available for photography

History

Fričovce Manor House parkwas established as a landscape park with anoteworthy garden composition and water storage and preservation system.The grounds also feature a courtyard, fruit grove, vegetable garden along with artistic installations and places for relaxation

Nobleman Valent Berrhóty had the manor house built between1626-1630. The artist Martin Waxmannsculpted interesting formations out of plants and hedges. In the second half of the 19th century, the Ghillány family had the manor house reconstructed andthe landscape park installed on the foundations of the former garden.

Description of the park

The main fixture of the park is the water system, featuring a waterfallsupplied by a man-made flume. The system was constructed for the small water power station, built early in the 20th century.The original structure has been preserved till today

What in the park grows and lives

Current use

The park is a part of the hotel and is open to public where one can find pleasure and a rest.

Contact

Hotel a kaštieľ Fričovce: +421 51 791 10 67

Plan your way

The park in the grounds of Fričovc eManor House, reachable by car or bus from the city Prešov.

Opening hours

Nonstop

Accessibility of the park

This park is accessible to the public!