Bijacovce Manor House Park

Bijacovce Manor House Park

Together with the parks in Spišské Hrhové and Hodkovce, the historic park in Bijacovce is the most beautiful and most preserved park in Spiš, connecting the generations of their founders - the family Csáky.

Type:
historical park / garden
Facilities:
National cultural monument
Style:
English-landscape park
Region:
Prešov
City/village:
Bijacovce
Address/Location:
Situated in South-Western part of the village Bijacove. Part of Bijacovce Manor House grounds.
Altitude:
513 m a.s.l.
Nearby attractions:
Spiš castle, the cave Zlá diera
N 49.0211900
E 20.7929020
Disabled accessible
Car park

History

The entire manor house grounds are enclosed by a wall and the park and the manor house are open to the public only withapproved, supervised access. The late-Baroque, single-storied manor house was built by Jan NepomukCsáky afterSpiš Castle was burnt down in 1780. The parkland was cultivated at the same time. When the manor house was inherited byAlbínCsáky in 1848, the park was redevelopedin a natural-landscape style.

 

Description of the park

The park is surrounded with the origina walls from the period of reconstruction of the 19th century that used traditional wirework techniques for structure.There is also a fountain in the shape of shamrock in the centre of the park.

What in the park grows and lives

The fallow-deer, a typically shy animalIt is possible to see in the park. The deer is subject to study by the school of Forestry.

Current use

The park beside the manor house in Bijacovce is part of the Secondary School of Forestry and the park is mostly used by students.

Contact

Stredná škola lesnícka Bijacovce - sekretariát: +421 534 182 041

Plan your way

The park is situated in the grounds of Bijacovce Manor House. Reachableby car or by bus from the town of Levoča.

Opening hours

Only by regulated access.

Accessibility of the park

This park is accessible to the public!