Photogallery: SK, Kolarovo - Floating Water Mill
SK, Kolarovo - Floating Water Mill
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Floating water mill in Kolarovo was originally located on a different place. It originates from renovation of the original Radvansky water mill that had operated on the Danube near the town of Radvan nad Dunajem, near Komarno. Today it is a National Cultural Heritage and it is whole year opened to the public. You can get to the floating water mill via the longest wooden roofed bridge in Europe. Its lenght is impressive 86 meters and its width 2,5 meters. On its compounds also are small technical museum, camping, children playground, farm, inn, or roofed stage.
GPS: 47°55'14.64 "N 18°00'06.54" E
Text and photo: O. Maňáková
In the surroundings of Kolárovo locality, at the branch of Váh-river, the unique technical monument was "anchored" - the last from swimming mills. Moreover, you can admire another place of interest, probably the longest covered wooden bridge in Central Europe.
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.
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.
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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.
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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.
Today we will take you to the district Dunajská Streda, more precisely to the village of Velky Meder in the southern part of the Rye Island. We will guide you through history, visit a few sights and of course do not miss perhaps the biggest attraction of the town - thermal water park.
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