Visiting Slovakia

When Czech republic disintegrated after the end of the cold war, smaller countries began to emerge. One of these is that is located in between Czecho and .

is a small country that has about 5 million inhabitants and is a member of the . Surveys shows that more people are visiting since this is something new and is less expensive.

The capital of this country is Bratislava. Given that industrialized neighbors surround it, it is not difficult for tourists to arrive to this country by plane or by train.

In the capital itself likes the Bratislava castle. This is located on top of a hill overlooking the . Visitors can get up to the towers to get a view of the city below and the countryside.

Various invaders have used this castle as a forward base. The government uses this as a venue to hold special events and exhibitions. Inside, there is also a museum, which features archaeological finds.

The castle is only happen from Tuesday to Sunday. This means tourists should find another place to visit on a Monday since this is closed.

Religion played a huge role in this countrys history. One of these places is on where 19 rules of this land were crowned. Visitors will appreciate the Gothic architecture and it is okay to take the time admiring the place given that it is free of charge.

The s palace is another place to visit while exploring the capital. Years ago, this is where the will hold office but the one who uses this now is the .

Since there are many rooms, this has also been used as a venue to hold exhibits. Guests can drop by to check it out or join a group to explore the various rooms.

Tourists will be able to interact more with the locals by visiting the Old town. Michaels Gate is located at the eastern entrance and is the only surviving watchtower that was used to warn the villages if there was any danger.

In the gate, lies a tower that is 50 meters in height. People can take pictures here and see some of the antiques at the nearby museum.

Going further, the person will reach the Main Square. There is an outdoor caf for the group to rest and have a cup of coffee. There are also some shops and a few meters away lies The .

Two other places to visit here are the Gothic Franciscan Church and Mirbachs Palace that has a lot of art work dating back to the Renaissance Period.

People who want to hear good music can get tickets to watch a show at the Slovak Opera House. There are also some ballet performances held here so the person should check what is showing before going in.

Outside the opera house is Ganymedes fountain. People can toss a coin and make a wish just like the Trevis Fountain in Italy.

is home to many Jews. Though the people were persecuted and driven out to concentration camps, there are many who have moved back there today. The individual can check out the on , which has been converted into a Museum of Jewish culture.


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