Nobody knew about it for centuries. The forest hid the remains of a middle-ages church

Pilgrimage spot was established near Vyšná Myšľa.

(Source: TASR)

The remains of the middle-age church are located near a significant archaeological site dating from the Bronze Age in Nižná Myšľa in the district of Košice, an area you can discover more about with our Košice region travel guide.

The church used to belong to an extinct settlement and it is a reminder of the dramatic events in the 15th century connected with the Hussite wars.

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The locality at the forest elevation above the river Olšava is called Koscelek, which resembles the Slovak word for church.

It lies in the cadaster of Vyšná Myšľa and those interested can reach it via a cycling route and educative path approaching from several directions.

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