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We are bringing you Tatra Mountains photogallery - beautiful pictures of Tatra Mountains, we took with our travelers during our trips in the High Tatras. We invite you to browse through our collection of High Tatras images and take a look at amazing word of Tatras - valleys, peaks, lakes.
Rysy is the highest peak in the High Tatras Mountains, which is accessible to individual tourists without the services of a mountain guide. Hiking on the top of the Rysy peak is maybe the most popular hiking destination in the High Tatras Mountains, mainly due to the beautiful view from the top. The summit is situated in the Slovak-Polish border and it has three peaks. The highest is the main peak (2503 m) lying in Slovakia, the second the northwestern peak on Polish territory and the lowest one is the southeastern peak (2473 m).
Tokaj wine region lies on the south-western part of the Zemplinske Hills. Slovak Tokaj region extends from Hungary and its area is 907 hectares. Slovak Tokaj region is the smallest wine-growing area not only in Slovakia, but also in the world. It is one of the five regions in the world where it is possible to grow grapes for the production of naturally sweet wines as Tokaj.
Did you know that fortress of Komarno is in tentative UNESCO list as - System of Fortifications at the Confluence of the Rivers Danube and Vah in Komarno – Komarom from 2002? Fortress of Komarno is the largest and most famous fortress in Slovakia. Fortress of Komarno represents a unique system of fortification architecture of the 16th to 19th century.
Bratislava city is one of the youngest capitals in the world, but its history is very rich and dates back to antiquity. During the centuries the city was developed by various nations (Slovaks, Germans, Hungarians, Jews and others),
who lived there side by side and left their traces in form of beautiful historical buildings, picturesque old town streets and monuments.
We would like to present you our top 5 historic sights which are definitely worth seeing.