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Bardejov, Home for Cultural Monuments in Slovakia

If you are visiting Slovakia, do not skip Bardejov; an old town with several amazing historical cultural monuments. Located in the floodplain terrace of Topl’a River, the hills of Beskyd Mountains; this town offers beautiful old heritage in wonderful landscape. In Stone Age, Bardejov has become an attractive land to settle. It grew as a big city for centuries. Furthermore, Bardejov was successful to be a busy town with incredible economic growth. It kept growing up to 19th century. The restorations Read more [...]

Nitra, Fame of Natural Beauty and Historic Structures

Coming into Slovakia will not be complete unless you spare your time to visit Nitra. This is the largest city number five in the country which offers the natural beauty combined with attractive historical structures. Sited in Nitra River’s valley; Nitra is another Slovakia’ old city which is able to draw the attention of tourists to come and enjoy its prettiness. Nitra has been settled for more or less six thousand years. In the fourth century, it was inhabited by Celtic followed by Slavs Read more [...]

Kosice, A Beautiful Town with Colorful History

Kosice, a part of Slovakia, can be a good start for you to explore the whole country which is known for its natural beauty and historical sites. Take a flight from Bratislava, Prague, or Vienna to reach this interesting town. Trains and buses are also available to serve your transportation need. To get around the city with various attractive tourist objects, you can go around on foot. Indeed, Kosice is a compact and small city so that it will be navigable and easy to travel around by walking. Kosice Read more [...]

Presov, the Showcase of Gothic, Rococo, and Baroque Architecture

Presov will be the best place in Slovakia to have a sight of Baroque, Gothic, and Rococo architecture. Soviet influence can also be seen in this town through the structure and building. Since Paleolithic period, Presov has been inhabited. The settlement continued on 8th century and later. The city grew as century passed by; signed by the establishment of schools, public transportation, and other civilization things. It even became the center of industry when communist existed in 1948. The Read more [...]

Banská Štiavnica, A Beautiful Old Town with Renaissance Legacy

For many centuries, Banská Štiavnica has been a popular place to visit in Slovakia. This is an old town which has many legacies of Renaissance like palaces, churches, and also castles. Banská Štiavnica was settled as mining area since Neolithic period. Celts opened the mining site in 3rd Century BC. It continued as an important mining center until it became the biggest town in Kingdom of Hungary in 1782. Today, it becomes a favorite center of tourism and recreation in Slovakia because Read more [...]