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The water main in mines of Špania dolina

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The unique historical water main constructed in the 16th century brought water to the commune Špania dolina from as far as the mountain range Nízke Tatry.

The unique historical water main serving to the mines in the commune Špania Dolina near the town Banská Bystrica runs through the mountain landscape of Starohorské vrchy from as far as the mountain Prašivá in the mountain range Nízke Tatry.

It was constructed in the 16th century and it is the oldest of its kind in Slovakia. With its length of 36 kilometres it is also the longest. It fed water to the mines in Špania Dolina. The route of the water main followed the contour line with slight inclinations and ended in Špania Dolina.The route of the water main can be followed thanks to technical arrangements like rock galleries, ramparts and stone walls. Some sections of the route are used for hiking, cycling and in winter for ski tourism. Parallel to the route runs the instructive path from Banská Bystrica to Donovaly.

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National Park of Muránska planina

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Bystrianska jaskyňa cave

Bystrianska jaskyňa cave

On the southern end of the village Bystrá below the southern slope of the Low Tatras is the entrance to the Bystrianska jaskyňa cave, which consists of two: the Stará and Nová jaskyňa caves with a total length of more than 3,000 metres.

Dobročský prales (Primeval forest of Dobroč)

Dobročský prales (Primeval forest of Dobroč)

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National Park of Nízke Tatry

National Park of Nízke Tatry

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Happy end

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Arboretum in Liptovský Hrádok

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Demänovská jaskyňa Slobody (cave)

Demänovská jaskyňa Slobody (cave)

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Demänovská ľadová jaskyňa (cave)

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Tálska Bašta

"Moderná slovenská reštaurácia, v ktorej zažijete nezabudnuteľné gurmánske dobrodružstvo."

Happy end

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Penzión u Hanky

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Blast Furnace Maša near Liptovský Hrádok

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Ethnographical Museum of Liptov and

Ethnographical Museum of Liptov and

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GrandCastle and manor house Liptovský Hrádok

The Castle Hrádok built on a small hill near the river Belá is situated in the town Liptovský Hrádok in the north of Slovakia. Though several versions of a story narrating the origin of the castle exist, one thing is certain: the first reference to the castle is from 1341.

Events Around

SUMMER JASNÁ OPENING 2019

Summer sport opening on Chopok. Come to open the summer season 2019 in Jasna and experience a day full of sports and movement in a unique mountain environment at an altitude of 2004 m.

Puppet Theater Festival - For 7 Mountains

Liptov will also be a child and a fairy tale in summer 2019. The second year of the largest family space festival in Slovakia will offer performances by five theaters. A rich accompanying program full of entertainment, sports, well-known personalities and true summer, family well-being will be prepared across the whole Jánská Valley.