– Slovakia TRAVEL GUIDE –
Capital city: Bratislava
Population: 5,455,000 people
Area: 49,035 square kilometers
Language: Slovak and minority languages
Slovakia, is first of all mountains wonderful views, castles and historic cities. Thanks to numerous hiking and biking trails you will be able to explore Slovakia while staying in close contact with nature enjoying the view of the beautiful Tatra Mountains. However, it is not only for nature and views that this place is worth visiting. Slovakia offers a power of attractions also for those who like sightseeing. You’ll see plenty of castles, interesting monuments (including those on the UNESCO list) and museums. Be sure to visit lively Bratislava, contrast-filled Kosice or charming Bardejov. A stay in Slovakia will also be a great opportunity for relaxation. The thermal pools there, are very popular all year round.
-Slovakia travel guide –
Bratislava is the capital of Slovakia and is a popular destination for tourists from all over the world. The city is located on the border of three countries: Slovakia, Hungary and Austria. Bratislava is located on the banks of one of Europe’s most beautiful rivers, the Danube, and on the hills belonging to the Little Carpathian range. It is a beautiful, historic city, where you can admire magnificent monuments that are remnants of bygone eras. Among the city’s greatest attractions are: Bratislava Castle, the Museum of Natural History, the Bratislava City Museum and St. Elisabeth’s Church.
Košice is an extremely attractive and interesting city in Slovakia with a wonderfully renovated old town and interesting cultural offerings. Slovakia’s second largest city lies on the Hornad River at the confluence of the Košice Basin and the Spiš Ore Mountains. Košice is an ideal destination for a weekend getaway. Top attractions include: Hlavna Street, Jacob’s Palace, St. Elisabeth’s Cathedral in Košice, Love Bridge
On the way to Košice, it is worth stopping at least for a few hours in beautiful Bardejov. The picturesque, perfectly preserved rectangular market square with low-rise buildings in the form of small pastel-colored townhouses is undoubtedly one of Slovakia’s biggest attractions – it gives the impression that time stopped here long ago.
Spišský hrad is the largest historic complex of castle ruins in Central Europe, with an area of more than 4 hectares. Built on a rock more than 200 meters high, it is one of the most valuable monuments of Spiš, exemplifying the development of early medieval architecture and the entire region.
The High Tatras are a great place to relax in both the summer and winter seasons. As the second-largest ski resort in Slovakia, Tatranská Lomnica offers the longest ski run in the Carpathian Mountains, as well as cable cars to Hrebeniok.
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