The town of Trenčín is located in the western part of Slovakia, on the river Vah. The town is dominated by the magnificent 11th-century fortress - now restored and converted into a museum – there is a cannon tower, rotunda, dungeons and the Matthew Tower, which overlooks the surrounding neighborhood. The medieval castle complex hosts many cultural events as well as night tours which are popular among tourists. Trenčín Castle was the residence of many noble families. For centuries the castle has been a source of inspiration of many legends - one of them concerns the Well of Love located in the courtyard, which has been named to commemorate lovers.