Region of Banská Bystrica - Slovakia

Banska Bystrica Region is located in south part of Central Slovakia, and with its extent of 9445 square kilometres is greatest area of the Republic. On south, it borders with Hungary, on west with Nitra and Trenčín regions, on north with Žilina and Prešov regions, and, finally, on east with Košice region.


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SK, Čierny Balog – Čiernohorská Railway IV: Dobroč – VIDEO
Published: 24.11.2020
The hissing steam accompanied by the whistling of a steam locomotive has been completing the color of the earth in the Čierny Hron basin for years. The nostalgia of old times, the jumping cars and the unique beauty of nature around. So it's the Montenegrin Railway! Don't miss today's final train ride.

SK, Čierny Balog – Čiernohorská Railway III: Vydrovo – VIDEO
Published: 17.11.2020
Today we will take you along the picturesque railway tracks to the mysterious Vydrovské údolí. Once used to transport lumber by train, now only laughing tourists travel here. Board the "deck" with us and walk through the forest open-air museum for a magical adventure.

SK, Čierny Balog: Čiernohorská Railway II – Experience on Bikes
Published: 10.11.2020
The authentic forest railway, which was saved and still kept alive by a group of enthusiasts, is a popular attraction in the Čierný Hron valley. When you come here to see, you will definitely not resist and try one of the rides.

SK, Čierny Balog: Čiernohorská Railway I. – A Trip into the Past – VIDEO
Published: 3.11.2020
Small and large lovers of trains, trains and everything connected with the railway cannot miss this railway. For years, it has been attracting many tourists to the Čierný Hron valley with steam hissing from a locomotive. We couldn't resist either, today we will take you directly to the station in Čierny Balog.

SK, Banská Bystrica – Slovakian Map Museum
Published: 6.9.2020
Enter the secrets of creating and creating maps in the Slovak Museum of Maps, which you can visit not only in person, but also through a virtual tour.

SK, Kováčová: An Ideal Place to Rest and for Activities in Nature – VIDEO
Published: 11.8.2020
We can spend moments of relaxation actively lazing. Some people like relaxation and care offered by Slovak spas, others want to be physically active - whether by the water, by bike, or while hiking. We visited the Central Slovak village of Kováčová, where everyone will enjoy it.

SK: Marian Columns – Witnesses of Victories Over Epidemics VII
Published: 9.8.2020
After a week we will finish our trip to the plague columns. We will talk about the fate of it in Banská Bystrica and we will remember the doctor Karel Otto Moller.

SK: Marian Columns – Stone Witnesses of Victories Over Epidemics VI
Published: 2.8.2020
In the heart of Banská Bystrica, right on the square in front of the leaning clock tower, rises the Marian column. "We will meet at Mary's," many hearers say. At the same time, does he have any idea of its history, why was it built and subsequently had to leave its place in the 1960s?

SK: Marian Columns – Stone Witnesses of Victories over Epidemics V
Published: 12.7.2020
After a week, we return to Kremnica, specifically to the late Baroque column of the Holy Trinity, which recalls the plague epidemic.

SK: Marian Columns – Stone Witnesses of Victories over Epidemics IV
Published: 5.7.2020
Central Slovak mining towns flourished thanks to the mining of precious metals. It acquired considerable property, which was also reflected in their architecture. The period marked by the plague epidemic brought plague columns to their squares as symbols of thanks. Their construction was not spared at all, which makes them so monumental. Today we will go to cities whose bowels were hidden deposits of silver and gold.

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