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Slovakia Famous Places to Visit



  • Bratislava capital and the largest city of Slovakia with a beautifully restored historical centre full of Gothic, Baroque and Renaissance churches, houses and palaces, cobblestone streets, fountains, pleasant cafes and lively and cosmopolitan atmosphere
  • Banska Bystrica was one of the most important mining towns of Hungarian part of Austro-Hungarian Empire; beautiful restored square, many churches, castles and museums and memorial of the Slovak National Uprising
  • Kosice metropolis of the east, second biggest city of the country with the easternmost situated Gothic Cathedral in the World, the oldest European coat of arms, a great historical city centre with the Cathedral Complex, numerous churches, palaces and interesting museums.
  • Levoca magnificent medieval pearl of the Spis region surrounded by town walls with a unique renaissance town hall, burger?s houses, numerous churches and St. James Cathedral where the biggest gothic wooden altar of the world is situated
  • Presov the best example of renaissance architecture in Slovakia, numerous churches and nearby lying Solivar which is one of the most interesting salt mine museum in Europe
  • Rajecke Teplice very peaceful spa town surrounded by magnificent Mala Fatra National Park
  • Trencin one of the most beautiful Slovak towns with a castle lying above the city overlooking the historical centre and the river Vah
  • Trnava the oldest Slovak town with the highest number of churches (12) and well preserved baroque architecture
  • Zilina Fourth biggest city with a well preserved historical city centre influenced by German architecture and unique museum of the tinker?s culture located at the Budatin castle

Source: Wikitravel.org