Photogallery: Slovakia: Šal'a
heading (paragraph): Cities
No. of pictures: 34 pictures
The town of Šala is situated on south-west part of Slovakia, in Danube plainland, inside Žitný ostrov, protected water - economical area. It is spreaded along both banks of lowsection of Váh-river. In 1960, an independent community of Veča was joined to Šala.
Many people are able to imagine, mentioning the name of Šala, only great chemical complex Duslo, Ltd., the biggest producer of nitrogen fertilizers in Slovakia.
Nevertheless, we wish to present you in our photo-gallery, the town of Šala as calm and nice town, which is worth to visit.
Text: Olga Kubáčková
Photo: K. Csongárová
The community of Šala went, during its thousand years lasting evolution, through many changes. The locality became handicrafts' centre in Middle Age, thanks to its advantageous position in Danube plainland. This countryside had exclusively agricultural character.
Our trip in one of the oldest cities in Slovakia is getting to the end. Last time we paid our visit to the Calvary and Lurdska Cave. Then we went to Nitra’s riverbank called Wilson Riverbank where we concluded last section.
We woke up fresh and met with others in the hotel’s hall. We talked about the trip we had done yesterday when we saw sacral structures, and we planned the trip for the present day that would take us to the Nitra calvary.
Upon conclusion to Nitra Castle tour we had a coffee and thus made impressions of beautiful trip last longer. When we finished drinking our drinks we followed the Royal Trail back to Nitra center, i.e. Lesser Town.
We entered the first courtyard if Nitra Castle while going across a stone bridge. The direction board led us to the road to its individual parts. We started our exploration on a path going to outlook territory where the Diocese Museum is located as well as a bishopric palace.
Last week we entered the castle complex together. We stopped on Pribina Square at Corgon’s statue many consider the symbol of the city. Who he was and how continued our trip around Nitra is about to be revealed on the following lines.
We concluded our hike across Nitra at “historical” graffiti last week. It was interesting for us and it also showed us the direction we would choose. Not even a minute later we were on maintained Zupni Square and a yellow building as its landmark.
Last week we took a stroll in pedestrian zone leading to Nitransky Castle. We stopped at many works of art that depicted fame from the times of Great Moravia. As for architectonic gems, we visited a synagogue, and today we continue in our journey.
A week ago we have encountered Nitra’s history and present. Today we go for a day-long trip the highlight of which is Nitransky castle.
Today we visit city called the mother of all Slovakian cities- Nitra. We decided to spend some number of days in this city to learn about it as much as possible. It is spread over seven hills, and has magnificent nature, sights, and interesting history.
South of Slovakia boast with beautiful nature and interesting sights. Today we traveled to bit different sight – Mochovce nuclear power plant located between the cities of Nitra and Levice.
Šala Festivities 2011, which were, also this year, connected with a market of traditionally handi...