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SK, Banska Stiavnica on Old Postcards

Published: 3.1.2018
One of the most beautiful mining cities in Slovakia – Banska Stiavnica. It is unique for its architecture, history, and atmosphere like anywhere else. Its romantic streets and quiant nooks tempt you to discover this place of long history.

If you love history and the beauty of mining towns, for you we have the second edition of the book Banska Stiavnica on Old Postcards. It adds new historical facts which have been discovered about hte town.

kniha Banská Štiavnica na starých pohlednicích

Like new facts have been emerging about town's past, new unknown postcards have been discovered enabling us to go back in time. Ivan Hercko once again authored the texts, he is an outstandig town's historian and local patriot. His supplemented texts in an attractive way take you to the town as it existed in the first half of the 20th century, thus capturing the most important sights of this period.
Banská Štiavnica na starých pohlednicích

The book offers a reader the story of Banska Stiavnica as captured by many photographers and postcards publishers. When going through the book you will learn about the third largest city of the then Hungary. It was an important economic hub with its great charm and magic. Postcards were chosen to, in the best possible way, show the then life in Banska Stiavnica and its genius loci.

Banská Štiavnica

Banská Štiavnica    Banská Štiavnica

Banska Stiavnica on old postcards surely will inspire some to visit the city. However, locals will like the book as well for they may learn something unknown about their town.

kniha Banská Štiavnica na starých pohlednicích

You can buy the book at your local book retailer's or win it!

Simply write us three sights situated in Banska Stiavnica! Send your answers no later than on January 14, 2018 to info@infoglobe.cz. The winner shall be announced on our website.

GPS: 48 ° 27'30.0 "N 18 ° 53'42.9" E

Source and photos: Infoglobe staff, Jozef Dovičin, archiv DAJAMA

Edited by: Infoglobe staff

 



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