Highlights of the trip

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Banska Stiavnica UNESCO World Heritage - gold mining town

The majority of monuments of Banska Stiavnica are concentrated into the area spreading between the Trinity and Radnicne squares. Both squares are separated from each other by the Gothic church of St Catherine from the end of the 15th century and the building of town hall with its slender clock tower.

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Vlkolinec village UNESCO World Heritage - untouched and complex example of folk countryside architecture

The village comprises two or three-room log cabine type houses. In the center of the village is preserved the bell tower from 1770, water well, Chapel of the Blessed Virgin Mary and school.

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The Articled Protestant Church in Hronsek UNESCO heritage

Wooden church in Hronsek is a precious historical monument, together with a wooden belfry from 1726. The oak pillars are decorated with carved header Ionian ornaments. It has a shingle roof with three crosses and a rooster, as a Christian symbol of vigilance.

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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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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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Bardejov UNESCO World Heritage - free royal town with many medieval buildings, noteworthy Town Hall and basilica

The main square is surrouned by well-preserved Gothic and Renaissance burgher houses and fortification system from the 14th and 15th century. Known also as the "Most Gothic town in Slovakia".

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The Church of St Francis of Assisi in Hervartov UNESCO heritage

The Roman Catholic church in the Slovakian village of German origin is from the late 15th century, represents the oldest type of Slovakia. The main altar originates from the years 1460 - 1470.

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The Church of St Nicholas in Bodruzal - UNESCO World Heritage

The wooden Greek Catholic church built in 1658 is a construction of the Carpathian type layout with shingle roof and three towers. The Baroque interior is prevalent with white - gold decorations.

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The Church of St Nicholas in Ruska Bystra UNESCO heritage

The Greek Catholic church is from the beginning of 18th century. Wooden log house structure consisting of altar room, the ship and undertower. The altar room has polygonal shape.

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St Elisabeth Cathedral - the largest church in Slovakia

The dominant of the square and the town of Kosice is the monumental Gothic St Elisabeth Cathedral. Besides of beeing the largest cathedral in Slovakia it is also the easternmost situated Gothic cathedral of western type in Europe.

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Ochtinska Aragonite Cave UNESCO World Heritage - very unique aragonite formations

Although only 300 m long, it is famous for its rare aragonite decoration. There are only three aragonite caves discovered in the world so far.

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Dobsinska Ice Cave UNESCO World Heritage - located in Slovak Karst

The total length of the cave is 1,232 m of which 515 m are open to the public from May to September. The annual temperature average stays around 0°C.