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SK, Banska Stiavnica – A Town in the Middle of Volcano
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Banska Stiavnica is an old town located in the middle of a collapsed Stiavnice volcano. For long centuries, precious metals were mined here. This allowed our ancestors to build beautiful streets or quiant architecture which looks amazing in the nature that surrounds it. Join us for a look of this precious gem of Slovakia.
Text: Oskár Mažgút
Photos: Jozef Dovičin
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