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Yellow buses will travel between Bratislava and Croatia in the summer

The connection is planned for two days a week during the summer holiday.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Jan 2019, at 0:18

Do you know where you can find the highest placed statue in Slovakia?

Sculptors have decorated the High Tatras with ice statuesCompiled by Spectator staff, 19. Jan 2019, at 9:35

Ice sculptors at Lomnický peak
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Spectacular Slovakia #18: Be a miner for a day

You cannot walk more than a few metres without seeing some symbol of Banská Štiavnica’s rich mining history.Anna Fay, 17. Jan 2019, at 10:35

Banska Stiavnica with the Calvary on top of the hill above the town.
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In the Tatras they have to clean Nativity scene of snow to be able to see it

Besides the Nativity scene, there is an over-sized figure of mountain load bearer.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Jan 2019, at 13:58

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New York Times recommends a trip to the Tatra Mountains

Other destinations, like Košice or Oravská Lesná are also mentioned.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. Jan 2019, at 13:51

Štrbské Pleso, Mlynická Dolina; on the left is Solisko, with already existing ski slopes.
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New look-out tower rises in northern Slovakia

The tower overlooks one of the biggest prehistoric settlements in the Slovak area.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Jan 2019, at 6:27

New lookout tower
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Spectacular Slovakia #17: A hidden landmark in the far west of Bratislava

Everyone has been to Devín at one time or another.Michaela Terenzani, 9. Jan 2019, at 17:12

Devin Castle
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When crooked Kriváň is not crooked

A Slovak symbol can also be straight. It depends on the point of view.Compiled by Spectator staff, 9. Jan 2019, at 12:55

Kriváň on the left
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The story of Bratislava's Town Hall is now accessible to foreigners

Visitors can learn about this architectonic gem via an interactive game.Compiled by Spectator staff, 7. Jan 2019, at 14:40

Old Town Hall in Bratislava

Want to do cross-country skiing? Visit Skalka

More than 60 kilometres of routes.Compiled by Spectator staff, 3. Jan 2019, at 14:16

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Winter beauty of Tatras, when waterfalls turn to icefall

This one is located in Mlynická Valley.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Jan 2019, at 14:10

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Do not miss this unique chance to visit the Katarínka Tower in winter

The tower was designated Cultural Monument of 2017.Compiled by Spectator staff, 31. Dec 2018, at 13:31

New lookout tower will be 40 metres high and offer the most spectacular views

In the future, there will be also cycling route leading to the tower.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. Dec 2018, at 14:07

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Spectacular Slovakia #16: Put your money under your plate on Christmas Eve

Slovak Christmas traditions are about wishes for good health, positive family relations, but also money.Michaela TerenzaniNaomi Hužovičová, 20. Dec 2018, at 10:32

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Skiers can fly to the Tatras and Liptov this winter season

Routes to Poprad operate from London, Riga and Kiev.Compiled by Spectator staff, 17. Dec 2018, at 14:00

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New attraction to arise at Skalka in the form of a suspended cable bridge

There will probably be more attractions to come.Compiled by Spectator staff, 13. Dec 2018, at 23:29

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Spectacular Slovakia #15: In Slovakia, the Christmas dinner becomes a part of your family

Prepare your taste buds, we are going to have a bite of Slovak ChristmasMichaela TerenzaniNaomi Hužovičová, 13. Dec 2018, at 14:18

Kapustnica
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Muráň Castle is undergoing reconstruction

It is the third-highest castle location in Slovakia.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Dec 2018, at 14:09

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