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SK, Banska Stiavnica – Ancient Beauty
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Let's go together and see dark streets of an old town surrounded by the mountains. Today, we visit Banska Stiavnica. In this mining town, you can see burgher houses, sacral structures, mines, tajchy, nature sceneries and unique places listed by UNESCO scenerií a dalších unikátních míst, která byla díky své výjimečnosti zapsána do světového dědictví UNESCO.
In the heart of Banská Bystrica, right on the square in front of the leaning clock tower, rises the Marian column. "We will meet at Mary's," many hearers say. At the same time, does he have any idea of its history, why was it built and subsequently had to leave its place in the 1960s?
Every Slovak, if you happen to be in Central Slovakia, logically recommends a trip to Banska Stiavnica. However, its bigger "sister" and the natural metropolis of the region - Banska Bystrica deserve attention as well. Let's get together to explore it.
Banska Bystrica is often looked at as the heart of the country below the Tatras. There one of the most important memorials in Slovakia is located. It reminds the nation of the second world war and Slovak resistance to fascism.
Slovakia is a country that is rich not only for natural beauty, but also in mineral wealth hidden in the bowels of many a picturesque village or town. Among the most famous is certainly Kremnica mining town, Banská Štiavnica or villages Spania Dolina and Hodruša - Hamry.