Incredible diversity in a small area

Due to its geographical location, Slovakia has always been an important trade and cultural intersection. In a relatively small area you will discover diversity of cultural monuments from various time periods.

Except traditional museums and galleries you can visit about 80 technical sights, see military artefacts reminding us of the period of Roman legions on our territory, or of just recent history; visit archeological sites, observatories, planetariums, Calvaries, or the monuments of contemporary architecture. 

  • Bridge in Kráľová pri Senci

    The bridge in Kráľová pri Senci in the south-west of Slovakia is considered the most beautiful of bridges inscribed in the governmental list of monuments.
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  • Manufacture of Holíč

    One of the first manufactures in Slovakia founded by the husband of Empress Maria Theresa, Francis of Lotharingia, was put in operation in Holíč in western Slovakia.
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  • Manufacture of majolica in Modra

    Although the free royal borough Modra, stretching below the mountains Malé Karpaty in western Slovakia, became renowned for vineyards and wine, there is also a technical monument, the former building of the manufacture producing majolica.
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  • Pan mill in Tomášikovo

    The pan mill in Tomášikovo in the south-west of Slovakia is one of few surviving water mills in Slovakia with bottom mill race. Today is the technical monument, which demonstrates the past milling activities in southern Slovakia.
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  • Turkish bridge in Poltár

    The Turkish bridge over the river Ipeľ in Poltár, in the south of central Slovakia, is the third oldest preserved bridge of its kind in Slovakia.
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  • Ancient Gerulata Rusovce

    In addition to a beautiful manor with a large park, remnants of the Roman military camp Gerulata are the main attraction of Bratislava's borough of Rusovce.
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  • Andy Warhol´s Fountain (Medzilaborce)

    The small town of Medzilaborce, situated in the south-east of Slovakia, boasts of two European primacies. After the establishment of the first museum named after Andy Warhol, Medzilaborce has also erected the first statue dedicated to this representative of world pop-art.
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  • Archaeological finds from the environs of Púchov

    The name of an important culture, which existed in Slovakia in the remotest history, derives from that of town Púchov. The Púchov culture has been proved by numerous finds near this town which are now deposited in the Archaeological Museum of Púchov Culture.
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  • Blast furnace at Tri vody near Osrblie

    In the locality Tri vody near Osrblie stands the oldest blast furnace in the Kingdom of Hungary built in 1795.
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  • Blast furnace in Červeňany

    In Červeňany, in the south of central Slovakia, stands the historic blast furnace, one of the best conserved technical monuments of its kind in Slovakia.
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  • Blast Furnace Maša near Liptovský Hrádok

    Most of us think that mining and metallurgy involve very hard work, but when talking about these industries, we also imagine the little miner dwarfs, so-called „permoník“, who belong to every legend about mining; if these miner dwarfs disappear, the wealth from the mines will fade away as well.
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  • Cathedral of St Emeram – Nitra

    The bishop Cathedral of St Emeram at the Castle of Nitra originated by joining three temples of different age. It consists of the church from the 11th century, originally the Gothic Upper church from the 14th century and the Lower church from the 17th century.
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  • Cathedral of St John the Baptist – Trnava

    The first Early Baroque building of national significance in Slovakia, the  university Cathedral of St John the Baptist is one of the most valuable historical monuments of Trnava.
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  • Church and Monastery of St. Catherine

    In the cadastre of Dechtice, in the forests of Malé Karpaty, there are ruins of the Church and Monastery of St. Catherine. The monastery founded by count Cristopher Erdödy in 1618 at the place where St. Catherine allegedly revealed herself to the young count and hermit - Ján Appony - belonged to the Franciscan order.
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  • Church of Ascension of the Virgin Mary - Rožňava

    The most valuable sacral building of Rožňava is the Catholic church of Ascension of the Virgin Mary, which was originally a parish church. It is the bishop cathedral since 1776.
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  • Church of Nativity of the Virgin Mary - Marianka

    The most important sacral building in the village Marianka is the Roman Catholicchurch of Nativity of the Virgin Mary.
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  • Church of St Egidius - Bardejov

    The most important monument on the principal  square in Bardejov  inscribed in  the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage, is the parish church of St Egidius standing in its northern part.
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  • Church of St George - Kostoľany pod Tribečom

    The exceptionally valuable pre-Romanesque church of St George from the 10th century demonstrates the rich history and culture of the region of Ponitrie. Its architecture is the oldest complete pre-Romanesque one in the territory of Slovakia. Its interior contains the remains of the Romanesque and Gothic wall paintings from the 11th century (the oldest in Slovakia) and the Romanesque stone baptistery.
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  • Church of St Michael – Nitra-Dražovce

    The urban district of Nitra is Dražovce, an important archaeological site with Slav settlement and cemetery from the time of the Great Moravian Empire.
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  • Church of St Nicholas - Prešov

    The dominant of Prešov is the parish church of St Nicholas from the mid-14th century with tall tower reconstructed in Gothic style.
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  • Church of the Holy Cross - Hamuliakovo

    The most important sacred monument of the most western part of Žitný ostrov is the local Roman Catholic church of the Holy Cross from the 13th century.
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  • Church of the Virgin Mary - Bíňa

    The village of Bíňa in the south-east of Slovakia is one of the most important archaeological sites in Slovakia.
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  • Church of the Virgin Mary - Diakovce

    The Late-Romanesque Roman Catholic monastic church of the Virgin Mary from 1228 is along with the monastery in Hronský Beňadik the most remarkable and most valuable monastic architecture in Slovakia.
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  • Church of the Virgin Mary's Ascension – Spišská Nová Ves

    The most conspicuous building of the square in Spišská Nová Ves is that of the Roman-Catholic church of the Virgin Mary's Ascension.
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  • Dukla Pass Observation Tower

    Standing in the open mountain pass of Dukla on the Slovak-Polish border you can see an observation tower offering a spectacular view of the Slovak and Polish territory – the background scenery of the fights during the Carpathian-Dukla operation. 
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  • Evangelical church - Štítnik

    Among the oldest monuments of Gemer the National Cultural Monument - Evangelical   church with the oldest organ in Slovakia dominates.
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  • Forest Railway of Vychylovka

    The narrow gauge Historic Forest Railway in Vychylovka in the Kysuce region in northwestern Slovakia is a technological masterpiece of world prominence operating in the area that divides the Kysuce and Orava regions.
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  • Franciscan church of the annunciation of the Lord in Bratislava

    The Franciscan church consecrated to the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary is very old. It is the oldest preserved sacral building in Bratislava.
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  • Freedom Square in Bratislava

    A monumental square with a large green space and the biggest fountain in Bratislava. The influential architecture around the square evokes memories of building socialism while evoking respect and nostalgic and the same time. 
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  • Gánovce

    The oldest known inhabitant of Slovakia lived below the Tatras. more than 100 thousand years before. The evidence of his existence was found in the travertine monticule near Gánovce, the village situated below the Tatras. This also is the reason why it is called the Man of Gánovce.
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  • Glanzenberg Mining Gallery

    The latest exposition of the Slovak Mining Museum that has been made available is an hereditary draining mining gallery, which is counted among the earliest in the Štiavnica region.
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  • Havránok

    The unique archaeological park Havránok is situated next to the dam Liptovská Mara. It is a magical place and the visit of this Park maybe a great experience.
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  • Holy Spirit church – Žehra

    The Spiš community of Žehra is known for its precious local Roman-Catholic Holy Spirit church (Kostol Ducha Svätého) that is, along with other monuments around the Spiš Castle, included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
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  • Holy Trinity Church

    The church is the most valuable Baroque object in Košice, with the most beautiful period interior. You simply cannot omit it on your walk through theHlavná street of the town.
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  • Iža

    Romans built the defensive system called Limes Romanus next to the river Danube. One of the advanced forts on the left side of this great European river stood next to the village of a Iža not far away from Komárno. Remains of this system represent one of the most important Roman monuments in Slovakia.
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  • Kostolec

    On top of the hill Kostolec on the edge of the mountain range Považský Inovec next to the village Ducové near Piešťany there stood once a fortified site of a Great Moravian magnate. Today remains of the fort offer a wonderful view of the lower part of region  Považie.
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  • Military Cemeteries in Eastern Slovakia

    During the World War I hard fights took place in eastern Slovakia, the region to which the good soldier Josef Švejk from the famous novel by Jaroslav Hašek was sent. The destroyed villages were newly built and the dead were buried on several military cemeteries.
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  • Mines in Špania Dolina

    The wealth of the town Banská Bystrica in the past stemmed in the copper ore once mined in the administrative territory of the village Špania Dolina in the mountains Starohorské vrchy. Several mines in this typical mountain village still survive and are protected as technical monuments.
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  • Mining monuments in Banská Štiavnica

    The unique set of monuments in town Banská Štiavnica (inscribed in the UNESCO List of Cultural Heritage) consists of valuable technical monuments associated with the mining past of the town.
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  • Mining monuments in Kremnica

    Kremnica, the town situated in central Slovakia  in Kremnické vrchy mountains won an attribute of the Golden Town. Gold was mined in its environs for centuries. It was also in Kremnica where golden coins were struck using the metal of the local ore. The mining past of Kremnica is witnessed to by several technical monuments.
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  • Mint in Kremnica

    Kremnica is the historic centre of gold mining and coin striking in Slovakia. Coins have been struck in the local mint for almost seven hundred years.
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  • Molpír

    The Malé Karpaty Mts. in western Slovakia near the Castle Smolenický zámok contain a forested hill called  Molpír. On top of the hill is the historic fortified place. Instructive path leads to this archaeological site.
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  • Monastery and church of the Virgin Mary of Seven Grievances – Šaštín-Stráže

    One of the centres of the cult of the Virgin Mary of Seven Grievances, the patron saint of Slovakia is the church in Šaštín of 1736. It is visited by thousands of pilgrims not only from Slovakia but also from abroad.
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  • Monastery Červený kláštor

    In 1319 master Kakaš donated the community of Lechnica to the friars of Skala (today Kláštorisko in Slovak Paradise) who built in the nearby valley of St Anton a Carthusian monastery. Because the buildings of the monastery were built of red bricks the people began to call it Červený kláštor (Red Monastery).
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  • Monastery with the church of Sts Peter and Paul - Nitra

    The Franciscan monastery with the Church of Sts Peter and Paul is one of the dominants of the Upper Town in Nitra.
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  • Monastery – Hronský Beňadik

    The bulky fortified Benedictine monastery, one of the oldest and most important architectural monuments of Slovakia, stands on the rocks above the village Hronský Beňadik south of Nová Baňa.
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  • Monastery – Jasov

    The architectural gem of Jasov is the Baroque monastery complex of the Premonstratesians included among the national cultural monuments.
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  • Monuments and memorials of Ľudovít Štúr (Modra)

    The winegrowing town of Modra, situated below the Malé Karpaty mountain range in western Slovakia is closely connected with Ľudovít Štúr, the representative of the national movement, who spent the last years of his creative life here. Besides the museum, there is his tombstone and two memorials to commemorate his life.
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  • Myšia Hôrka

    One of the most remarkable discoveries in Slovakia took place in the locality Myšia Hôrka in administrative territory of Spišský Štvrtok (district Poprad). Archaeologists dug out here the remains of a stone town from about 3,500 years ago.
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  • Nižná Myšla

    East Slovakian village Nižná Myšla represents one of the richest archaeological localities in Slovakia where the primeval settlement of Košice and its environs is demonstrated.
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  • Nobiliary Ice Cellar in Vlachovo

    Ice cellars were simple, small stone constructions built into slopes like regular cellars. Closed by iron doors, they were fitted with strong forged hooks on their inner walls to hold the meat of shot animals. Several ice cellars are known across Slovakia, preserved in various manorial parks. One such example is found in the village of Vlachovo.
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  • Observatory and Planetarium in Hlohovec

    „Astronomy is a measure of a nation’s culture (M. R. Štefánik)
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     is one of the few towns in Slovakia which have observatories (19) and one of the five towns with a planetarium. We organize field trips to the planetarium, lectures and astronomic observations of the Sun and the night sky.
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  • Observatory at Hurbanovo

    The town Hurbanovo is notorious not only for the locally produced beer Zlatý bažant, but above all for the oldest Slovak observatory, history of which initiated in 1871.
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  • Observatory at the peak Lomnický štít

    The highest situated point in Slovakia where people regularly work is the observatory at the top of the peak Lomnický štít in the mountain range Vysoké Tatry. It is at the altitude above sea level of 2,632 m.
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  • Orava Logging Railway

    In practice, the logging railway in Oravská Lesná in Orava was not only cheaper with respect to the construction and operation, compared to the conventional railways, but it also could cope with a very rugged terrain. Nowadays, it is not used for the original purpose – the transport of timber, but it serves as an attraction of the Orava Museum.
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  • Pan mill in Jahodná

    Pan mill in Jahodná, in the south-west of Slovakia, is one of the interesting wooden water mills on the river Malý Dunaj.
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  • Piarist monastery and church - Nitra

    Piarist monastery and the church of St Ladislav is one of the dominants of the Lower Town in Nitra.
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  • Pominovský kostolík church

    In the valley of the river Váh, close by the town of Ilava, we find an undistinguished roman church of very significant historical value.
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  • Prešov Water Tower

    This former ruin has become a new landmark! The Water Tower, a unique technical monument, has been reconstructed and gives visitors a view over the main town in the Šariš region and the surrounding area.
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  • Railway bridge and tunnel of Kornel Stodola next to Telgárt

    The railway bridge near Telgárt in central Slovakia was the first dissected arched structure made of iron-concrete in Czechoslovak railways. The tunnel of Kornel Stodola not far away from the bridge is the only spiral-shaped tunnel in Slovakia.
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  • Ruins of the Medieval Fortified Church in Lúčka

    Ruins of a medieval fortified church are located above the village of Lúčka, situated at the border of the Slovenské rudohorie mountain range and the national park of Slovenský kras. The village had been known since 1409 as part of the Turňa Castle Estate donated to Pál Besen by King Sigismund.
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  • Schaubmar’s mill

    Schaubmars mill (Schaubmarov mlyn) in Pezinok, in western Slovakia, is considered the biggest mill on a brook in Slovakia and also one of the biggest in Europe. It is the cultural and technical monument, which represents the type of yeoman mills from the 16th to 18th centuries.
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  • Slavín (Bratislava)

    A monumental memorial Slavín with a cemetery is a place of reverence where 6845 Soviet soldiers are buried who perished during the liberation of Bratislava and its environs in April 1945.
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  • Slovak opal mines

    Beautiful opal mines  in eastern Slovakia are admired in the whole world and now the mines became a valuable technical monument.
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  • Small Romanesque Church in Haluzice

    Northwest of Nové Mesto nad Váhom we can find the Bošácka dolina valley, part of the Biele Karpaty (White Carpathians) ridge. There on a hill stands its silent guardian – a fortified small Romanesque church in Haluzice.
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  • Solivar near Prešov

    It is historically most important salt deposit in locality Solivar near Prešov in eastern Slovakia with number of preserved technical monuments connected with extraction of salt.
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  • St Elisabeth Minster - Košice

    The dominant of the square and the town of Košice is the monumental Gothic St Elisabeth Minster. This building, rather isolated from the rest of the square, is the largest church of Slovakia and the easternmost situated Gothic cathedral of western type in Europe.
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  • St George chapel – Skalica

    The most valuable building and symbol of Skalica is the Romanesque St George chapel.
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  • St Jacob church - Levoča

    The Roman-Catholic St Jacob church is one of the most important sacral buildings in Slovakia. Its wooden main altar of St James is the tallest of its kind in the world.
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  • St Martin’s Cathedral – Spišská Kapitula

    The most important building of Spišská Kapitula, which was along with other monuments in environs of the Spiš Castle inscribed in the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage, is the Late-Romanesque St Martins Cathedral.
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  • St Martin’s Minster - Bratislava

    The pride of every Christian city is its parish church. This is undoubtedly the case with St Martins Minster, Bratislavas biggest, oldest, and most spectacular church.
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  • St Nicholas Basilica – Trnava

    The great Gothic monument, St Nicholas Basilica, parish church stands on the square Námestie Sv. Mikuláša on the site of an older Romanesque church from the 14th century (on the site of the oldest settlement). It was a cathedral church of the Esztergom Archbishop in the years 1543-1820.
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  • St. Antony of Padua Church

    It is the second-oldest preserved  church in Košice. Originally a Gothic church that was later reconstructed in the Baroque style. It is located at Hlavná street, right in the town centre.
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  • Steam repumping station near Komárno

    A valuable technical monument – the steam repumping station exists between the communes Patince and Virt, not far away from the mouth of the river Stará Žitava in the south of Slovakia close to the Slovak-Hungarian frontier.
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  • Steam roller in Rožňava

    The collections of Mining Museum in Rožňava contain a unique technical rarity – the third oldest steam road roller in the world. The machine was manufactured by Aveling & Porter in Great Britain in 1883 with the manufacturing number of 1904.
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  • Stone bridge in Spišský Hrhov

    Stone bridge in Spišský Hrhov, in eastern Slovakia, is one of interesting historical and technical monuments, which still serve their purposes. It is one of few conserved historic bridges in region of Spiš.
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  • Synagogue in Prešov

    The orthodox synagogue was built in Prešov in 1897 – 1898 by the Koláček & Wirth construction company.
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  • Synagogue in Žilina

    The synagogue of the Orthodox Jewish community was built in 1927 according to plans of an unknown author.
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  • Technical monuments of the Slovak Agricultural Museum in Nitra

    Slovak Agricultural Museum in Nitra is certainly interesting for visitors whose hobby is technical history connected with farm work. Part of it is an open-air exhibition with a great number of historic technology and a unique field railway.
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  • Tekovská hvezdáreň Observatory in Levice

    If you wish to immerse in the star mysteries for a while, do not hesitate to visit the Tekovská hvezdáreň Observatory in Levice. You might be lucky to see trough the telescope a friendly extra-Terrestrial being waving at you.
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  • The Barrow of Milan Rastislav Štefánik (Brezová pod Bradlom)

    The hill Bradlo above the town of Brezová is the place of rest of the great son of the Slovak nation - General Milan Rastislav Štefánik. The Barrow on the Bradlo is the destination of the participants of national festivals.
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  • The boat mill in Kolárovo

    The boat mill in Kolárovo in the south-west of Slovakia is the last existing specimen of the floating mill and the only boat mill in Slovakia. The mill houses the Boat Miller's Museum.
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  • The Bridge of Mary Valerie in Štúrovo

    The most recently reconstructed bridge connects Slovakia and Hungary. It was reconstructed after 57 years´ time which was not very positive in terms of friendship of these two states.
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  • The Building of the Slovak Radio in Bratislava

    Not far from the centre of Bratislava, in the street Mýtna ulica, the building of the Slovak Radio, called the Pyramid, has been attracting attention for several years. It was referred to as “the building of the century” because its construction took a very long time.
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  • The centre of Europe (Kremnické Bane)

    In a beautiful place near Kremnické Bane, central Slovakia, a stone is erected next to an ancient church of John Baptist. It reminds the passers-by that it is exactly here that the geographical centre of Europe is situated.
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  • The Čiernohronská railway Čierny Balog

    One of greatest attractions in regions Horehronie and central Slovakia is the historic Čiernohronská forest railway (Čiernohronská lesná železnica). It once hauled timber down the picturesque valley of the river Čierny Hron, now it transports visitors and above all their children.
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  • The Courtyard of Europe in Komárno

    The Courtyard of Europe is the name for the unique architectural work of the architects from the Atelier Europe in Komárno. The buildings in the new square with a surface of 6,500 m2 are stylistically designed and they represent historical architecture typical for particular parts of Europe.
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  • The Fortress Komárno

    The Fortress of Komárno, in the south of Slovakia, is the largest and the most important memorial of this kind in Slovakia. With its size and the degree of preservation it is unique in Europe. As a matter of fact there have been efforts to enlist it into the heritage of the UNESCO.
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  • The funicular to the peak Lomnický štít

    One of the much sought out attractions of the mountain range Vysoké Tatry is the funicular to the top of the peak Lomnický štít, the ride on which together with beautiful view offers an unforgettable experience.
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  • The Liptovský hrad Castle

    This highest situated Castle in Slovakia is at the altitude of 993 m in the mountains Chočské vrchy in the north of the country. In the past its owners alternated. The first owners obtained it from the king and it was inherited afterwards.
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  • The Memorial and the Cemetery of the Czechoslovak Army in Dukla

    In the autumn 1944 the fight for the Dukla col near Svidník in the north of Slovakia was certainly one of the most difficult ones of the World War II. Today there is The Memorial and the Cemetery of the Czechoslovak Army in Dukla.
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  • The Memorial and the Museum of the Slovak National Uprising (SNP) in Banská Bystrica

    The Museum of the Slovak National Uprising (SNP) is situated in an architecturally unusual building built in 1969 as the Memorial of the Slovak National Uprising. It is located in the middle of a park that includes an open-air museum of heavy military equipment used in the SNP.
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  • The memorial of Anton Bernolák (Slanický ostrov)

    The birthplace of the first man to codify the literary Slovak - Anton Bernolák -disappeared under the level of the Oravská priehrada dam. A church was the only building to remain of the village. It stands on the Slanický ostrov island. A memorial was built there to commemorate its famous native.
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  • The memorial of Chatam Sófer (Bratislava)

    The famous rabbi Chatam Sófer was the pride of the Bratislava´s Jewish community. His vault has been preserved and nowadays it is part of the monumental memorial.
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  • The memorial of Matej Bel (Očová)

    The inhabitants of the village of Očová, central Slovakia, can be proud of their famous native Matej Bel, an enlightened man who was called the great adornment of Hungary. In his honour a memorial was built in the village.
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  • The Memorial of the Battle with the Turks (Zlaté Moravce)

    In the middle of the fields near Veľké Vozokany, not far from Zlaté Moravce in the sout-west of Slovakia, a bronze lion erects from a stone pedestal. It commemorates the battle between the Turkish and the Hungarian armies in 1652.
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  • The memorial of the Czechoslovak state (Bratislava)

    The memorial in front of the Slovak National Museum in Bratislava is the meeting place of the supporters of the common state of the Czechs and Slovaks. On 28th October, they celebrate the establishment of the first Czechoslovak Republic in 1918.
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  • The Memorial of the Dead at Brezová pod Bradlom

    The Slovak Volunteer Corps went through its first battle baptism on 22nd September 1848. This happened at the battlefield near Brezová pod Bradlom and this event is commemorated by the Memorial of the Dead at Brezová pod Bradlom.
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  • The Memorial of the French Partisans near Strečno

    Fierce fights for the strategic gap of the Váh and the mountain range Malá Fatra near Strečno in the north-west of Slovakia took place between the German army and the partisans of the Slovak National Uprising (SNP). A memorial was built on the hill Zvonica to commemorate the dead heroes.
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  • The Memorial of the Revolt of Peasants in eastern Slovakia

    In the year 1831 a great revolt of peasants broke out in the east of Slovakia. To the honour of its victims a memorial was built on the hill Furča above the village of Haniska near Prešov.
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  • The Memorial of the Slovak National Uprising (SNP), (Nemecká)

    Many tragic events are connected with the years of the World War II. One of the saddest ones happened near the village of Nemecká, central Slovakia and a reverence memorial was built for its victims there.
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  • The Memorial of the Solidarity of the Czechs, the Moravians and the Slovaks. (Veľká Javorina)

    The frontier mountain Veľká Javorina in the Biele Karpaty mountain range has been the traditional place of meetings of the Czechs, the Moravians and the Slovaks since 1845. The Memorial of Solidarity of the Czechs, the Moravians and the Slovaks symbolizes the tight links of the two nations-brothers.
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  • The Memorial of the Venus of Hrádok (Nitriansky Hrádok)

    Nitriansky hrádok in south-western Slovakia is called the Slovak Troy because it has its own Helen - the Venus of Hrádok. A splendid monument was built to honour this beautiful prehistoric statuette.
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  • The Military Museum and the Memorial of the Soviet Army in Svidník

    The Military Museum in Svidník, eastern Slovakia, resides in the building whose shape reminds an anti-tank mine. This is so because its exhibition gives an interesting testimony of the course of the Carpathian and Dukla Operation in 1944.
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  • The monument Drotár a džarek (The Tinker and his Apprentice), (Turzovka)

    Kysuce used to be a region whose tinkers travelled all over the world with their panniers on their backs. It is not surprising that a beautiful monument to commemorate them was built in Turzovka.
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  • The monument of Juraj Jánošík (Terchová)

    The most famous highwayman, Juraj Jánošík, was born in the mountainous village of Terchová in the north-west of Slovakia. The inhabitants of Terchová had a statue of their native made to guard the entrance to the Vrátna valley.
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  • The railway track Pohronská Polhora-Tisovec

    The railway track between Pohronská Polhora and Tisovec is the unique technical structure. The trains had to overcome the altitude difference in the area of the mountain saddle by means of a rack.
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  • The Slovak National Uprising Bridge in Bratislava

    The first asymmetrical suspension bridge and the second of this kind in the world, this interesting landmark of Bratislava was announced “the building of the century”.
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  • The smelting plant Františkova huta

    In the vicinity of the distinctive village of Podbiel, with its unique complex of folk-architecture buildings, located in the region surrounding the Orava dam, we can find the precious technical monument Františkova huta (Francis’s Smelting Plant).
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  • The water main in mines of Špania dolina

    The unique historical water main constructed in the 16th century brought water to the commune Špania dolina from as far as the mountain range Nízke Tatry.
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  • Town fortifications of Trnava

    The fortifications of the town of Trnava rank among the oldest medieval fortifications of Slovak towns. With the delineated area of 56 ha, the town of Trnava in the 13th century ranked among the largest towns in Europe.
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  • Veľká Skalka and Malá Skalka

    The oldest pilgrim site in Slovakia -  Skalka is located on the way from Trenčín to Nemšová. It consists of two objects: Malá Skalka and Veľká Skalka.
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  • Viaduct next to Hanušovce

    The viaduct next to Hanušovce is a valuable technical monument and the longest railway bridge built in an arched form not only in Slovakia but also in central Europe. It is situated next to Hanušovce, the commune in eastern Slovakia.
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  • Vihorlatská hvezdáreň Observatory in Humenné

    Vihorlatská hvezdáreň Observatory in Humenné is a regional specialized scientific-research and cultural and educational institution focusing on astronomy and related natural sciences.
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  • Villa rustica

    Important Roman monument known as villa rustica finds one in the locality Veľká lúka (territory of the municipal ward Dúbravka in Bratislava). It is the National Cultural Monument.
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  • Virgin Mary of Trnava

    The painting of the “merciful Virgin Mary of Trnava” can be found in the Baroque  Lady Chapel at the St. Nicolas Basilica in Trnava, the construction of which in years 1739 – 1741 was arranged by archbishop Imrich Esterházy.
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  • War Memorial and Military Cemetery Háj Nicovô

    The outskirts of the town of Liptovský Mikuláš are quietly guarded from the north-eastward by the hill Háj. At this place you can find the commemorative area with a cemetery and the war memorial dedicated to soldiers who were killed particularly in the spring 1945. This place should remain the symbol of patriotism which helped to resist fascism even at the cost of losing soldiers’ lives.
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  • Water channel in the valley of Rakytovo

    Water channel Rakytovo at Dolný Harmanec is a unique cultural monument that was used in the past for floating of extracted wood from inaccessible forest territory to the valleys. A monument of skills and ingeniousness of our forest ancestors.…
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  • Water mill Bohunice

    The detached exposition of Tekovské museum in Levice – a mill settlement of former miller Pavol Turčan – lies at the Sikenica stream, appoximately 1 km from the upper (north) end of the Bohunice village.
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  • Water mill near Dunajský Klátov

    Water mill near Dunajský Klátov in the lowland Podunajská nížina in the south-western Slovakia is one of few preserved water mills in Slovakia with the bottom mill race.
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  • Water mills in the valley Kvačianska dolina

    Experts classify water mills in the valley Kvačianska dolina among the mountain type of mills. They stand in what is often referred to as a most beautiful Slovak valleys, in the mountain range Chočské vrchy. This is one of the last surviving monuments of its kind and in its natural environment.
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  • Wooden bridge in Kolárovo

    The wooden bridge in Kolárovo is the longest bridge built all from wood in Europe.
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  • “Tajchy” of Banská Štiavnica

    Tajchy are lakes situated in central Slovakia. They were constructed for the needs of the local mines and today they serve for recreation bathing in the wonderful natural setting next to Banská Štiavnica, the town inscribed in the UNESCO List of Natural and Cultural Heritage.
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