Kosice as the first (and so far only) city in Slovakia has its official 7 wonders. St. Elizabeth Cathedral is a first of them. The largest church in Slovakia with a capacity of over 5,000 people and the easternmost Gothic cathedral in Europe is a heart and center of Kosice.
It towers high above the city. A sought-out oasis of silence associated with piety and reverence to nearly 6,000 soldiers who fell during the battle of Bratislava in the last weeks of the 2nd World War.
Open-air museum in Havránok is the most important archeological monument in the Liptov region. It showcases the reconstruction of the Celts farm settlement.
A truly magnificent art nouveau Little Blue Church got its name to its sky-blue-and-white roof tiles and walls.
The St. Michael’s Gate is the last preserved gate of the medieval city fortification. Its tower offers magnificent views of the Old Town and the surrounding area.
The chapel, which can be found a short distance from St. Elisabeth Cathedral, comes from the 14th century. It represents the culmination of the gothic period and is surprising by its stylish precision, intimacy and harmony.
Located between the Old Town and the Castle, St. Martin’s Cathedral have seen the crowning of nearly twenty kings and queens.
The Old Town hall with its lovely courtyard, is facing onto the capital’s Main Square (Hlavne namestie). It houses the city’s oldest museum, the Bratislava City Museum.
Bratislava ZOO in a pleasant scenery of Mlynska valley surrounded by deciduous forest, meadows and streams, accommodates 700 mammals, 200 birds and 40 reptiles. It lies on 96 hectares – if you want to see it all, you need more than one visit.
History of theater in Kosice has more than 600 years old tradition. The theater is more than 100 years old, and is an important historical monument and an important landmark of the historic center of Kosice.
Fitting almost 6.000 visitors, the magnificent church in Sv. Kriz is one of the largest wooden constructions in Central Europe. Its ground plan has a shape of a cross and is 43m long.
Jewish Synagogue with monumental Classicistic exterior and Art Nouveau interior, was built on the site of a former wooden synagogue, which burned down in 1878.
The third oldest gallery in Slovakia in the center of Liptovsky Mikulas in a beautiful historic place includes 5,000 works of art from the 15th to 20th century. It also boasts the largest exhibition hall of its kind in Slovakia.
A Baroque-classicist palace in the heart of Bratislava, where Napoleon signed a peace treaty ‘The Peace of Pressburg’ in 1805, is one of the architectural jewels of Slovakia.
Visiting the theater definitely belongs to the cultural experience. Enhance your festive feeling as you enter the premises of the oldest professional theater in Slovakia!
The outdoor museum in Pribylina is an extended exhibition of Liptov Museum in Ruzomberok. It features buildings from the flooded area of Liptovska Mara and some villages of upper and lower Liptov.
If you are in Slovakia for the first time or you are just spending your annual holiday, definitely do not miss the opportunity to visit Vlkolinec – a village in Velka Fatra.
The Cachtice Museum is branch exhibitions of the Trencin Museum. It is housed in the former Draskovic Renaissance manor house.
Aside from the bustle of Hlavna (Main) Street and the pedestrian zone in the eastern district of Košice’s old historical town, in the alley, which still preserves the medieval atmosphere, stands Mikluš prison.
Comprehensive picture of the nature of Liptov, its history from the earliest times to the present, artistic and historical treasures and history of paper manufacturing in Slovakia, all that can be found in Ruzomberok’s museum.
Standing on the Namestie osloboditelov (“Liberation Square”) in the center of Liptovsky Mikulas, this museum features rich 700-year history of the city.
Natural History Museum SNM in Bratislava belongs among Slovak major museums. It is housed in the main building of the Slovak National Museum on the Danube’s banks.
Near the castle lies a unique Slovak museum (skanzen) – ethnographic exhibition in nature, documenting the evolution of folk architecture and old crafts.
Not far from the town of Kolárovo, on the southwestern outcrop of Žitný island, there is an interesting technical monument, a water mill set on two parallel boats.
Right in the city center is a 36.5 meter (120 ft) high Renaissance tower, which was built in the mid-17th century on the foundations of a much older Gothic building.
If you like Slovak fairy tales, regardless of age category, you will enjoy a trip to the magical Drienčany for their unusual sundial.
If you lived in Holland, this would not be of interest to you. However, there is only one preserved windmill in Slovakia, and therefore a rarity.
One day visit is simply not enough for this unparalleled place in the east of Slovakia. Immerse yourself in the romantic history in the heart of the beautiful nature of Spiš.
On three floors of the U dobrého pastiera house, you can admire the complex and at the same time delicate mechanisms of the table and wall clocks.
Visit the largest exhibition area of Slovakia in Nitra. Over the course of several decades, Agrokomplex was transformed into an exhibition center of pan-European significance.
In Trenčín you will find an interesting museum in which you will be able to see what the stone wheels from the period of 3500 BC looked like, to the wheels on which we are transported today.
In the middle of a quiet forest you will find a reconstructed water channel in the length of 2450 meters (1.5 miles) in the shape of a trough, made of coniferous wood.
To this day, the Kremnica Mint maintains the primacy of the oldest enterprise, which has been operating continuously in Slovakia since the coinmakers received this privilege from King Karol Róbert of Anjou.
Which child does not hold in his or her heart the dream of getting on a plane, turning on the engines and soaring to the clouds?
Under the castle, in the town of Stará Ľubovňa, a great group of creative people built a real-life model of a medieval military camp.
In Rusovce, which is now part of the capital, a stone pillar of an ancient building was accidentally discovered in 1961 during the restoration of the Danube dams.
The natural border between Slovakia and Poland is formed by the Dukliansky Pass. It is a place where heavy fighting took place in 1944, during World War II.
If we want to understand the meaning of the word lapidary, we must translate the Latin word lapis – stone. Let’s visit the old historic town at the confluence of the Danube and Váh, which houses the Danube Museum in Komárno.
Behind the village of Bohunice, on the Sikenica stream, a homestead was built, which connected a private living space with a water mill, where a complete technical facility has been preserved and shows how flour was ground in the past.