Since 1964, the Slovak boat company “LOD” has been linking the two capital cities of Bratislava and Vienna, situated just 61 km apart. There are few experiences more pleasant than a boat trip along the Danube aboard the legendary “Raketa”.
One of Banská Bystrica's dominant features, the clock tower, has been renovated and is once more open to the public. It has been nicknamed the leaning tower because of its deviation from the vertical axis. Once you have climbed up its hundred and one steps, you can enjoy a unique view of the metropolis of Central Slovakia.
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On August 15th, the museum in Betliar manor house hosted the grand opening of its permanent exhibition of exotic trophies and Egyptology. The renovated exhibition presents three thematic circuits: the Andrássy family as collectors and travellers, Ancient Egypt and the Rediscovery of Egyptian Art.
At the end of August, the streets of the ancient royal free town of Bardejov will come alive once more with the unusual noise of tradesmen, craftsmen and visitors for the 663rd historic fair and the 43rd modern Bardejov fair.