World Heritage Sites and Culture in Slovakia

Historic Center of Bardejov (World Heritage)

World Heritage Sites (K) and World Natural Heritage (N) original farming village Vlkolínec belonging to Ružomberok (K; 1993) Spis Castle (Spissky Hrad) with the city church plan (Spišské Podhradie) and Zipser chapter (Spišská Kapitula) (K; 1993) Mining town of Banská Štiavnica (Schemnitz) (K; 1993) Caves in the Aggtelek and Slovak Karst (N; 1995) Old town of Bardejov (Bartfeld) (K; 2000) Primeval beech forests of the Carpathian Mountains (N; 2007) Wooden…

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Slovakia Overview

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Slovakia is located in the heart of Central Europe and borders Poland, Ukraine, Hungary, Austria and the Czech Republic. The country became an independent state in 1993 when Czechoslovakia was divided. Except for a period during World War II when the country was a protectorate under Nazi Germany, the country has never before existed as its own nation. Capital: Bratislava Biggest city: Bratislava State: republic within the EU Language: Slovak…

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