Churches, town walls and palaces pay tribute to the centuries of history. Thematic and humorous bronze statues, and a laser light show on summer evenings, are more modern additions. When you’re tired and ready to relax, you can move to the Danube and just watch the great river flow.
Galleries & Museums
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.
Standing on the Namestie osloboditelov (“Liberation Square”) in the center of Liptovsky Mikulas, this museum features rich 700-year history of the city.
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.
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.
The Cachtice Museum is branch exhibitions of the Trencin Museum. It is housed in the former Draskovic Renaissance manor house.
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.
Open-air museum in Havránok is the most important archeological monument in the Liptov region. It showcases the reconstruction of the Celts farm settlement.
This is the time when we get to brag a little about Slovakia’s rich history. Once upon a time…. only God knows when this pretty area got occupied by people for the very first time. Some say it was 250 000 years ago.
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