Top 10 Attractions
Discover the Top 10 Attractions in Slovakia with Irro-Charter!
Top 10 attractions to see in Slovakia with Irro Charter
Irro Charter would like to invite you to The Slovak Republic (Slovakia) with its capital city Bratislava as a wonderful green country in the center of Europe. Slovakia’s countryside has amazing natural landscapes with many mountains, historic fortresses and traditional townships. Slovakia offers rich folk structural design, several spas and great ski resorts. Bratislava is considered one of the most attractive destinations in the country as the capital and center for Slovak culture, business, and government.
Slovakia's geo-strategic location in the continent had taken the country through out history to be part of the strong Empires and Kingdoms that affected heavily its structures and planning for its cites and country towns as well. All the heritage centers are being restored now with delicate works of preservation.
Ancient churches with Baroque style are in abundance in Slovakia. There are few churches with different design styles like the Gothic or Romanesque design styles. The most exquisite constructions are the total wooden churches found in the north and north-east parts of Slovakia. These special churches were built between the fifteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Kindly find our suggestions for the top 10 places to visit in Slovakia as follows:
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Tokaj Macik in Slovakia´s East
The Macik winery is located in the beautiful regions of East Slovakia. They produce the famous Tokaj wine with a dozen of different varieties to explore. This family run winery offers a restaurant with yummy food and nights with comfortable guest rooms, and a of course a lovely shop to purchase all the Tokaj wine varieties available. To visit they just need and early call or early booking to be prepared for your group.
Church of St Jacob in Leveča
The church of St. Jacob was built in the fifteenth century. It hoses great art and a special Gothic Alter from the fifteenth century. This alter is considered Slovakia’s highest alter with 18 meters in height. The beauty and mastery of combining wood carvings and paintings to feature the last supper, the Madonna, and the child are extraordinaire, especially remembering they were finished around six hundred years ago.
Kežmarok Castle in Kežmarok
The Kežmarok castle has been built around 1463, and still looks very we preserved. The open gardens are free to walk and take photos, but to enter the complex is only by paid guided tours. Once inside you will discover the extravagant furnishings and style from the Hungarian royal styles furnishings, and the Italian floors styles that were made by special stonemasons from Italy.
SNP Museum in Banská Bystrica
The SNP museum is dedicated to World War 2 and how Banská Bystrica was the cradle for the Slovak military resistance to the fascist regime, and the brutal reprisals. From the outside with the intriguing architecture, to the inside exhibitions this museum offers great experience to learn and reflect.
Pieniny national park in Slovakia´s East
The large Pieniny national park straddles the north border region between Poland and Slovakia. It consists of mountains, forests, lush green plains, 3 towns, and the Dunajec River. Therefore the outdoors activates are in abundance here, with water rafting and hiking are the most popular. Don’t miss the chance to catch the ferry crossing the river called the (pltě), as it is very unique and traditional for this region.
Saris museum in Bardejov
The Saris museum is located on the main square of Bardejov city center. It is housed in a beautiful traditional building with 2 floors. The ground floor exhibits the daily life of the city and region since the fifteenth century, and the upper floor exhibits military equipment.
Open-air Mining Museum in Banská Štiavnica
This open-air village museum called the (skanzen) is a collection of equipment used in mining and agriculture for the last two centuries in Slovakia. You can walk down the mine, but need to have appropriate foot wear and warm clothes, and they will give you a helmet and a light when you join the guided tours. This is a popular destination, so please book in advance to not miss the tours when they are full.
Period Rooms Museum in Bratislava
This museum is housed in an eighteenth century building and featuring very well preserved lavish rooms presenting how aristocracy used to live in that period of time. You will be amazed by the craftsmanship of the décor, furnishings, and especially the clothing and dresses are very interesting.
East Slovak Museum in Kiošice
This museum is special and large, as it covers in one part the wood arts, silver arts, and the Gothic arts from the sixteenth century, and the other part covers natural history and artifacts.
Tatra Gallery in Poprad
This contemporary Slovak art gallery is housed in an industrial building. The building used to be the steam-power plant for the city in past times, but now it presents intriguing art from all over Slovakia.
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