Photogallery: SR: Kezhmarok – the royal town of the East
SR: Kezhmarok – the royal town of the East
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We invite you together with us by means of a photo gallery to visit the regional town of Kezhmarok. This royal town abounds not only rich history, but also fine architecture. Visit the majestic and protected by big walls Kezhmarok Castle, the unique redoubt where the town library is situated, the monumental evangelical church, an ancient town hall or articulary Church of the Blessed Trinity written down in the List of the world cultural heritage of UNESCO.
Visit the pearl under the High Tatras - town of Kezhmarok.
Text and foto: Oskár Mažgút
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Today our steps are directed to eastern Slovakia. To the royal city of Kezmarok that is not only a significant historical center of the region of Spis but it is also a place of cultural variety and unique personalities.
Last week we wandered in a royal city under the Tatras - Kezmarok and today we will continue in this visit. This time we go to the streets of the historic center, where we will meet with dominant architectural gems.
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Today we visit the eastern metropolis – Kosice. We visit one of the oldest and most important Slovakian museums – East Slovakian Museum. We tell you something about its foundation and individual exhibitions.
Today we head to eastern Slovakia in the former village Strážky, which is currently part of the local Spišska Bela. Strážky lies on the main route between the Royal City Kežmarok and the previously mentioned city Spišska Bela. Known for its spectacular castle, an English park and a unique bell tower. And for these unusual sights pointed our steps.
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At Huncovska road by the royal city of Kezmarok there is a small, hardly noticeable building. It hides a mysterious history within. It is the oldest small water power plant in Slovakia. Today it provides locals with electricity.
Last week we visited the sights of Kezmarok. The wooden church, the lyceum of Kezmarok, a new evangelical church, town hall and a museum housing culture. Today we are in our journey sightseeing continue.
As we promised in the last article, today our journey in the royal city Kežmarok ends at the castle. Kezmarok Castle, which was one of the few forts in the world that does not stand on a hill, hides many interesting and mysterious nooks. We will visit these in this article.
In the last part we briefly introduced you to rich history of Kezmarok Castle. Today we will visit a unique museum. It is located in the castle and we recommend you to visit it very much.
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