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Bratislava: Knights at Devin
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Does it often happens to you that it is weekend but you don't know that to do? Yet you don't wnat to stay at home doing nothing and would rather do something interesting with your children. If so, we recommend you to viist the famous event the Knights at Devin.
Every year the Tovarysstvo starych bojovych umeni a remesel (Society of Old Martial Arts and Crafts) organizes several events at Castle Devin. These allow you to see how medieval knight fights, or various crafts actually looked. Apart the main program you will be entertained at other events. This year the main topics will be the Gothic era, and the ancient Rome.
Text and photos: Simona Svanová
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