Photogalleries: SK: Presov - The Entrance Gate to Saris Region
SK: Presov - The Entrance Gate to Saris Region
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Slovakia's third largest city – Presov – is a place which boasts with over 300 cultural landmarks, beautiful nature and unique atmosphere. It is a center of education and culture. There are many gems such as the replica of the Shroud of Turin. Solivar, local technical landmark, was renovated not long time ago. There is Alexander Duchnovic theater, the only theater in the world which performs plays in the Ruthenian language. Moreover, Presov is sort of the entrance gate to the diverse region of Saris. The latter is one of the most beautiful places in eastern Slovakia. Find inspiration in the following photographs and set off for your adventure of your own.
Text: Oskár Mažgút
Photo: Oskár Mažgút, Karin Hörmannová
Last week we wrote about the history of construction and the symbolism of plague columns in Europe, today we will focus on these sights in Slovakia. Marian columns are the largest here. These are typical of a depiction of the Virgin Mary with a child or a statue of the Immaculate Conception (Immaculate Conception) on top of them.
Travel with us to northeastern Slovakia, which is attractive throughout the year. However, the winter season offers a more magical view of the countryside, downhill skiing and cross-country skiing, but you can also relax.
After Prešov and the medieval Šariš Castle, we will go into nature today. We will discover the place of mining of expensive (Slovak) opal for you, we will ride the Lopušná dolina by bike and complete the tourist crossing along the Tatra highway.
Not only the notorious High and Low Tatras or Great and Little Fatra, but also smaller mountains in northeastern Slovakia boast nature, protected animals and plants, but also beautiful views from the network of restored lookout towers. Therefore, take the opportunity of a slight relaxation of measures and get to know this less visited corner of Slovakia.
During curfews and restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic, the focus of tourism shifted to day trips around his home. The inhabitants of towns and villages thus rediscover the beauty of mountains, forests and nature. Today we will take you to northeastern Slovakia, more precisely to the vicinity of the district town of Svidník.
The most populous region in Slovakia is the Prešov Region, which is located in the north of eastern Slovakia. The regions of Spiš, Šariš and Zemplín are spread on its territory. They abound in beautiful cities, distinctive culture and natural uniqueness, which we will introduce in the coming weeks and inspire you to visit them.
Today we move to Slovakia’s third largest city to learn about its beauties, sights and interesting facts. It is situated in the region which gave it its name. The city is also famous for the Shroud of Turin. Last but not least, the city is the place from where you enter diverse region of Saris. Maybe you have guessed what this article is about. Yes, it is Presov.
The town of Prešov (Prjashev in Rutherian, Preschau in German or Eperjes in Hungarian language) is located in East Slovakia and it is a capital of Prešov Autonomy Region.
Spring time is the right time to make trips. Days are not that hot. There are not so many tourists hiking. Today, we invite you to visit east Slovakia with us. The main season for every military history fan begins. The Museum of Military History focuses on Dukla battlefield and there you may touch land military vehicles from the WWII.
Last week, we introduced to you a publication on the most beautiful biking routes in the land below the Tatra Mountains. We continue in our journey to discover Slovakia even today. This time we take on towns.
Today, we set off to Stara Lubovna district. We visit Litmanova village which is known for its ski resort and also for the place of pilgrimage, blessed with apparitions of the Virgin Mary.
Those who love riding on a bicycle will soon have the chance to enjoy a unique 230-kilometer biking trail. It will link Slovakian and Polish border towns and villages. This new trail should significantly boost local tourist industry.
Many spa localities are available in Slovakia, and most of them are based on healing sources. So, such numerous hot springs.and their healing effects were known to people in past. And, no doubt, Vyšne Ružbachy Spa, belongs to them, too.
There are many beautiful towns and villages in east Slovakia. We visit one of them today. This one is situated between Branisko, the Levoccske hills, the Hornadska basin just several kilometers from Spissky Castle. The village is called Polanovce. There are interesting buildings as well as beautiful nature.
Everybody who seeks to experience unseen beauty, see masterful works of art, or just to relax in beautiful nature should visit the city of Bardejov or Bardejovske spa which is nearby. There are gems and wonderful places in Slovakia’s northeast. These cannot be seen even in the most popular tourist points of interests. We shall introduce you such place on the lines to follow.
Today we head back along the eastern Slovakia. In our two-part series, we are going to visit one of the most technical monuments in the Slovak Republic - Prešov Solivar.
Today we will discover one of the most technical-technological museums in Slovakia.
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.
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.
Sabinov, small town, situated in East Slovakia, became famous through the film "Obchod na korze" ("Promenade Shop"), made according to work-novel of writer Ladislav Grossmann. This film obtained, as the first film of Czechoslovak production, the American Film Academy Prize Award, "Oscar" gold statue in 1966, as the best film of foreign-language production.
Eastern Slovakia: Šariš Region – Castle of Šariš I.
Since immemorial time grew up in strategic positions, almost near all major trade routes and waterways, stone castles, watch towers and even the palace. From many, the once dreaded power seats, today is preserved only ruins shrouded in legends. Today we will visit together the unique ruins of the Šariš region - Šariš Castle.
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