The Orthodox synagogue found in Kosice, Slovakia had been erected during the period that extended from 1926 to 1927. The Orthodox synagogue had been erected at the Puskinova Street spotted at the historic centre of Kosice. The Orthodox Jews had erected a representative synagogue that came with a seating capacity of 800, and with that of Talmud Torah School that had been headed by rabbis. Continue reading “Orthodox synagogue, Kosice” »
As one of the oldest among the Slovak Museums, the East Slovak Museum is located in Kosice, Slovakia. The East Slovak Museum in Kosice was established during the year 1872. In the early part of the 20th century, a neo-Renaissance building had been erected, which had been the first building in this town that had got designed to fit into the role of a museum. The façade of this building unveils sculptures pertaining to Perseus as well as that of Vulcan.
Established in the year 1951, the East Slovak Gallery in Kosice had been the first regional gallery to be initiated in Slovakia. In the past, the building that looked like the Baroque-Classical palace had been erected during the year 1779 primarily to cater to the needs pertaining to the Abov comitatus council. The building had donned the role of the comitatus hall until the year 1928. Continue reading “East Slovak Gallery, Kosice” »
The typical Slovak village of Čičmany is a part of the Zilina region in Slovakia. Čičmany that is known for the unique and ancient architecture was mentioned during the year 1272 for the first time. Soaked in tranquil atmosphere and with the wooden houses clustered around Čičmany, this village is known for the ornamental decoration of the wooden huts, where different artistic designs that takes the form of animals, abstract geometric shapes, arrows and other types can be seen. Continue reading “Cicmany” »
As a town found in the northern part of Slovakia, Liptovský Mikuláš belongs to the Liptov region and lies on the banks of Vah River. The town of Liptovský Mikuláš sharing a close proximity with that of Low Tatra as well as with the Tatra Mountains is also known to be a town rich in culture and guilds. Continue reading “Liptovsky Mikulas” »
As the southernmost town found in Slovakia, Komárno is spotted at the meeting point of Vah and Danube rivers. This is the principal fort of Slovakia found on the Danube, and archaeological evidences point to Celt settlement around this area during the 1st century BC. Komárno was established from the part related to a historical town found in Hungary. Continue reading “Komarno” »
Martin takes pride in its museums as that of the Martin Benka Museum, the Matica Slovenska and the Slovak National Museum. The oldest building in Martin is a Romanesque church that is dedicated to the thirteenth century Saint Martin of Tours. Jahodnicke, the suburbs, unveils an open air museum that exhibits folk tradition and traditional rural architecture pertaining to the Turiec region. The Slovak art gallery is yet another significant attraction here. The Slovak hall of fame, which is but the Slovak National Cemetery happens to be result of the inspiration from the Pantheon in Paris. Continue reading “Martin” »
Bytča is known for the water castle that was erected during the 13th century, as this renowned castle was rebuilt along the lines of Renaissance style during the 16th century. Bytča is also a proud host of the Wedding Palace that belongs to the period dating back to 1601, which remains unique and only one of its kind to be found in Slovakia. The Wedding Palace unveils Baroque, Renaissance as well as Classical bourgeoisie houses, as it also possesses a museum and an archive. Continue reading “Bytca” »
As a city located in the western parts of Slovakia, Trnava lies on the banks of Trnavka River and is distanced by about 47 kilometers from Bratislava. With many churches to its possession, it is also referred to as ‘prava Roma’, and recently as that of ‘Slovak Rome’. The city had permanent settlements even during the Neolithic period, and a market settlement arose at Trnava during the Middle Ages.