Exploring Slovakia

This is a beautiful Central European Country with breath-taking mountains, virgin forests, stunning castles, beautiful cathedrals, museums, vibrant cities, and several National Parks.

1. High Tatras Mountains

Address: Tatra Mountains.

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Take a trip to the highest mountain range in the Carpathian Mountains. You can find various highest peaks over here and hiking would be challenging and interesting. Various rare species of wildlife you can see here like Marmot, Lynx, Tatra chamois and bears.

2. Topolcianky castle

Address: 951 94 Hostie, Slovakia.

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This is an amazing 15th-century castle is a favorite visitor attraction due to its stunning architecture and surrounding natural beauty. The castle was the summer residence of Habsburgs and after I World War it becomes a Presidential resort. Now it functions as a museum with an amazing collection of books, furniture, ceramics, paintings and the castle is a National monument of Slovakia.

3. St. Martin Cathedral

Address: Rudnayovo námestie 1, 811 01 Bratislava, Slovakia.

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This is a Roman Catholic pilgrim site in Bratislava and located below Bratislava Castle. This Gothic church is one of the largest churches in Slovakia. It has attractive naves, beautiful stained-glass windows, chapels, altars dominated by equestrian statue group and enjoy the beautiful architecture style of this Church.

4. Slovak Karst National Park

Address: Slovak Karst, 049 43 Silická Jablonica, Slovakia.

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You will get surprised by seeing more than 1000 caves in this National Park and 700 caves in the park are under the list of Heritage sites of UNESCO. The park was established in 2002 in Slovak Karst Mountain range and visitors can enjoy guided tours to explore more about this natural phenomenon.

5. Slovak Paradise National Park

Address: Slovakia.

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This National Park was established in 1988 which protects the region of Slovak Paradise Mountain Range. This is a paradise for hiking lovers. While hiking you can enjoy amazing scenic views like waterfalls, streams, canyons, bridges, beautiful valleys and if you are visiting in winter season you can find amazing ice sculptures in water.

6. Košice

Address: Košice, Slovakia.

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This is a vibrant and most beautiful city in Slovakia. You can enjoy all the modern facilities in this city. Popular visitor attractions are St. Urban’s Tower which houses a museum of wax figures, St. Elisabeth Cathedral and a 14th century St. Michael Chapel, and the central Lower Gate archaeological complex which preserves 13th-century fortifications, Hlavné námestie- the main square in the city.

7. Banská Štiavnica

Address: 969 01 Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia.

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This is a charming Old Town in Slovakia and a recognized UNESCO Heritage site. This is a well-preserved medieval town and popular things you can explore here are a historic Trinity square where functions a mineralogical museum and cultural events use to takes place, St. Catherine Church, New Castle, etc.

8. Spiš castle

Address: 053 61 Žehra, Slovakia.

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This Castle is included in the UNESCO Heritage site because this is one of the largest castle complexes in Central Europe. This castle is situated above the Hills above the plebs. This was the seat of the Kingdom of Hungary and was built in the 12th century. It has historical, cultural as well as political significance in history.

9. Village of folk architecture

Address: Bardejov, ‎Slovakia.

If you want to explore the folk history of Slovakia, take a visit to this museum. This is the oldest open-air museum of Slovakia. You can find amazing 30 buildings over here with traditional folk architecture includes churches, schools, manor houses, workshops and also enjoy thematic exhibitions over here.

10. Primeval beech forests

Address: Slovakia.

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This is the largest preserved virgin forest in Slovakia. You can enjoy the beauty of nature at its maximum from here. Find trees that are 100 years of old, several bird species, mammals, insects, etc and this is a part of the UNESCO Heritage site.

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