Archive for the 'Slovakia' Category

Gerulata

May 23, 2020

Gerulata was a Roman military camp, which stood on the territory of today’s Rusovce (a neighbourhood in Bratislava). Built in the 2nd century and was part of the Roman province of Pannonia.

Bratislava Calvary

May 22, 2020

There are places in Bratislava which unless a local takes you around, it would be hard to know they exist. Bratislava Calvary is a place, which represents the remains of the original Stations of the Cross from 1694.

Draždiak Lakes

May 21, 2020

For its size Bratislava has amazing number of lakes around. Veľký Draždiak & Maly Draždiak – within walking distance from each other, both offer cool atmosphere on a sunny day.

Kráľová pri Senci

May 17, 2020

The Art Nouveau bridge in Kráľová pri Senci became a model for a postage stamp, issued by the Slovak Post in 2007.

Villa Rustica

May 16, 2020

Velká lúka (also known as Villa Rustica ) is an archaeological site above Dúbravka in Bratislava. Dated 3rd century AD.

Around Banská Bystrica

May 11, 2020
Banská Bystrica and the region around are spectacular. The city centre reminds one of the square in Brussels, however here it is somewhat smaller but more charming. Only 15 minutes away in Hronsek, one can see the unique wooden church (UNESCO site) with Scandinavian elements, built without a single nail. And Zvolen’s castle and city centre being just wonderful!