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Zemplínska Šírava dam has a new attraction

Tourists can now find a sand kingdom at Šírava during the summer holiday.

(Source: TASR)
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The sand kingdom made from many tons of sand is a new attraction near the Hotel Glamour in the Kaluža resort . This part of the Šírava lake side has been changed into a Mediterranean style beach.

The sand attraction is a part of a planned tourism development, supported by financial bonuses.

Topic: Tourism and travel in Slovakia


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