The never-conquered Buchlov Castle, the origins of which date back to the first half of the 13th century, is one of the oldest castles in the Czech Republic. Buchlov is a distinctive landmark in Moravian Slovakia. There is a well-known story connected to the castle about a lime tree that was planted with its roots upwards to prove a man’s innocence. Together with the Buchlovice State Château, it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Buchlovice, from where marked hiking trails lead to the castle. The castle can also be reached by car. The summer special events of Buchlov at Night with the Black Lady and Metalwork at Buchlov are popular with visitors. Sightseeing tours of the castle also include special tours for children and a tour to the nearby Chapel of St Barbara.