Highlights of the trip

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Strbske Pleso - ski, tourist, and health resort next to glacial mountain lake in High Tatras

Strbske Pleso village comprises several hotels and residential buildings. With extensive parking facilities and a stop on the Tatra trolley and rack railway, it is a starting point for popular hikes including the peaks Krivan and Rysy.

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Skok waterfall - glacial waterfall falling from rocky point

Situated in Mlinicka valley, approximately 10 m high waterfall is created by Mlynica brook.

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Ostrva - inconspicuous, but very widely visited Tatra peak

Ostrva peak (1926 m EASL) is accessible from the hiking trails or by steep wall utilized by rock climbes.

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Popradske pleso - situated in Mengusovska valley

Popradske pleso is 4th greatest lake in High Tatras within one hour walk from Strbske Pleso tourist resort. Next to the lake is the same named mountain hotel Popradske Pleso - starting point for hikes to the majestic rocky peaks.

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Hrebienok - small tourist and ski resort in the Tatra Mountains

Hrebienok resort (1 285 m EASL) is the starting point for hikes to Small Cold Valley, Great Cold Valley as well as Slavkovsky Peak. To the resort belongs downhill ski trail which continues to Stary Smokovec village and cog wheel cableway driving between Hrebienok and Stary Smokovec.

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Zamkovsky hut - situated on tourist trail between Hrebienok resort and Skalnate Lake

1475 m EASL, founded by climber and mountain guide Stefan Zamkovsky in 1942 - 1943 as his residence. Today, supplies are still transported traditionally to the chalet by carriers.

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Obrovsky waterfall - situated in the estuary of Small Cold Valley in High Tatras

Obrovsky waterfall is high about 15 m and is created by Little Cold Creek wide 0.5 m, which is at 1355 m EASL. Waterfall is of tectonic origin.

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Spis castle UNESCO World Heritage - partly restored medieval castle

The Spis Castle in eastern Slovakia is one of the largest castles in Central Europe. Slovak National Museum presents various collections in its premises.

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The Roman-Catholic St James church in Levoca - main altar is the tallest of its kind in the world

The Late Gothic wooden main altar of St James is 18.6 m tall, made of lime wood in 1507-1517 in the workshop of Master Pavol of Levoca the master himself.

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Spisska Kapitula UNESCO World Heritage - one of the largest and most interesting Romanesque monuments in Slovakia

The town consists of the Cathedral of St. Martin, a former monastery, and a single street, all of medieval construction and enclosed by a town wall.

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Hut by Green Lake - situated in a picturesque alpine scenery all around

1551 m EASL, situated on eastern bank of the mountain lake Zelene pleso (Green Lake). The chalet with its surroundings is appreciated by both, amateur and professional photographers.

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Plesnivec hut - the only inhabited object in the Belianske Tatras

1290 m EASL, former 18th century shed of a man from Austria who was trying to find gold there. After it was rebuilt in 1938, it obtained its current design.