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Wednesday, June 19, 2013
The frontier mountain Veľká Javorina in the Biele Karpaty mountain range has been the traditional place of meetings of the Czechs, the Moravians and the Slovaks since 1845. The Memorial of Solidarity of the Czechs, the Moravians and the Slovaks symbolizes the tight links of the two nations-brothers.
Nitriansky hrádok in south-western Slovakia is called the Slovak Troy because it has its own Helen - the Venus of Hrádok. A splendid monument was built to honour this beautiful prehistoric statuette.
Kysuce used to be a region whose tinkers travelled all over the world with their panniers on their backs. It is not surprising that a beautiful monument to commemorate them was built in Turzovka.
The most famous highwayman, Juraj Jánošík, was born in the mountainous village of Terchová in the north-west of Slovakia. The inhabitants of Terchová had a statue of their native made to guard the entrance to the Vrátna valley.
Important Roman monument known as villa rustica finds one in the locality Veľká lúka (territory of the municipal ward Dúbravka in Bratislava). It is the National Cultural Monument.
During your visit to the historical centre of Trenčín, you are invited to discover the beauty of the manifold world of ceramics. Below the Matúš Čák castle, in the house where Vojtech Zamarovský was born, clay is endowed with shape and spirit.
This highest situated Castle in Slovakia is at the altitude of 993 m in the mountains Chočské vrchy in the north of the country. In the past its owners alternated. The first owners obtained it from the king and it was inherited afterwards.
The Watchtower is one of the most interesting sights of the historic centre of the town. Elderly inhabitants of Rožňava even nowadays claim there are only three significant towers in the world: those of the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Eiffel Tower in Paris, and the Watchtower in Rožňava.