Sleeping with bees: Unusual bee hotel in central Slovakia provides buzzing experience

Apitherapy is beneficial for health.

(Source: TASR)

There are many interesting places described by our Nitra travel guide but one of the oddest lies in the southern part of the Štiavnické mountains in the Nitra Region. It is a red, hexagonal construction containing two beds that can be used for sleeping or just relaxing.

View Slovakia’s oldest city through a kaleidoscopic lens with our Nitra city guide.View Slovakia’s oldest city through a kaleidoscopic lens with our Nitra city guide. (Source: Spectacular Slovakia)

It is, in fact, a bee hotel, whose purpose is to re-connect visitors to the village Uhliská, near Banská Štiavnica, with nature. The philosophy behind this unusual structure lies in apitherapy and it was built by Dušan Budinský.

Try to relax

He likes to work with wood and so to design and build an api-house in this shape was a good challenge for him.

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