As a village situated in northern Slovakia, Zuberec is well placed in the region of The Western Tatras and happens to be an ideal base to explore this part of Slovakia. Founded in the year 1593, Zuberec takes its name from the European Bison that used to be abundantly present in the region as when the village was founded. Zuberec was a part belonging to the Orava region historically and can be spotted under the Rohace Mountains. Continue reading “Zuberec” »
The village of Podbiel is a part of the Zilina region found in the northern regions of Slovakia. The first mention of Podbiel dates back to the year 1564. This village is known for the traditional wooden cottages, as the cottages also falls within the folk architecture preservation area. There are about 64 wooden houses that were erected in the 19th century that happen to be one of the prime attractions at Podbiel. Continue reading “Podbiel” »
Zvolen is a town found in the central regions of Slovakia, and it is spotted at the meeting point of Slatina and Hron Rivers. Enjoying a close proximity with that of Banska Bystrica, Zvolen takes pride in the ancient castle as it is also a historic center representing the seat pertaining to okres. Continue reading “Zvolen” »
As a town situated in Spis, Spisske Podhradie in Slovakia was built as when the Spis Castle had been built, and it stands at the foot related to the hill of the Spis Castle. Podhradhie when translated alludes to ‘the place under the castle. The ecclesiastical town of Spisska Kapitual can be seen lying adjacent to that of Spisske Podhradie. By the fourteenth century the town had become a significant crafts centre. Continue reading “Spisske Podhradie” »
As the highest mountain related to the eastern section of the Low Tatras region in Central Slovakia, the Kráľova hoľa mountain is an easily accessible summit. The foot pertaining to the Kráľova hoľa mountain is the place where four rivers rise, and they take the form of Hnilec, Cierny Vah, Hron and Honrad. The summit can be reached by making use of the hiking trails that get initiated at Telgart, as a visitor can also make use of the paved road from that of Sumiac. Continue reading “Kralova Hola mountain” »
As one among the eight administrative regions of Slovakia, the Banská Bystrica Region is situated in the central portions of Slovakia. The Banská Bystrica Region majorly is a mountainous terrain, as there are several ranges that get spotted within this region. The Low Tatras are spotted in the northern section, as other mountain ranges like the Vtacnik, Kremnica Mountains and Stiavnica Mountains among the other ranges get spotted in this region. Continue reading “Banska Bystrica Region” »
The Rusovce mansion, also referred to as the Rusovce manor house is but a resplendent neoclassical mansion spotted in the borough of Rusovce, which is a part belonging to Bratislava, the capital city of Slovakia. The Rusovce mansion had been erected on the site where an old manor house existed from the period related to 16th century.
This sixteenth century landmark also unveils a park embracing the English-style as it unveils the gardens too. Continue reading “Rusovce mansion” »
The ruins related to the Modrý Kameň Castle stand atop a hill found over the tiny town of Modrý Kameň in Slovakia. Originally, the castle was Gothic castle and it was erected during the period 1137. The castle was first owned by Ditrich, who donned the role of the head related to the Zvolen County and who belonged to the Knight Donc family. Continue reading “Modry Kamen Castle” »
Medzilaborce is the proud host of Andy Warhol Museum of Modern Art, which houses many artworks as well as effects pertaining to Andy Warhol as well as the works belonging to his brother John, as it had got initiated in the year 1991.
Visitors can come across many personal items that had been donated to this museum by Warhol’s relatives. Continue reading “Andy Warhol Museum of Modern Art” »
The Nový zámok in Banska Stiavnica is a castle that is also referred to as the Girls’ Castle, as the castle was built primarily to fortify the city and ward off the attacks from Turks that took place during the years 1564-1571 and at the time of the Ottoman Wars. It was built as a huge prismatic tower that also unveiled four corner towers. The New Castle of the Nový zámok is held as a natural cultural monument, and it is but a six-floor building embracing the Renaissance style and comes with four bastions. Continue reading “Novy zamok, Banska Stiavnica” »