History talks, page 2

The Andrássy Mausoleum in Krásnohorské Podhradie
Historical former watchman’s cabin has been reconstructed to house the new centre for visitors near a tourist attraction. 23. okt23. Oct 2017, at 14:43
Marian Column in the Franciscan Square in Bratislava
In the Franciscan Square of Bratislava stands a tall Marian column, erected in 1675 at the order of Emperor Leopold I. Marian columns, or plague columns, were built in thanksgiving to the Virgin Mary for averting or… 17. okt17. Oct 2017, at 12:00
The Uzhgorod Castle
The castle in the Ukrainian town of Uzhgorod can evoke double nostalgia in Slovakia, as well in Czech lands 19. sep19. Sep 2017, at 12:54
The overall view of Komárno
If we could somehow be transported to a Slovak town in, let us say, the 15th century, it is quite probable we would not be able to identify it. Towns were often plagued by disasters that completely changed their… 5. sep5. Sep 2017, at 6:45
Jablonka in Upper Orava
21. aug21. Aug 2017, at 6:10
The construction of first Slovak sauna in Šumiac
The sauna built in Šumiac by miller Michal Demo after returning from Russian captivity was the first one not just in Slovakia but in the entire former Czechoslovakia. Now it can be saved and re-used. 17. aug17. Aug 2017, at 12:56
The Devín rock
The Council of Trent that took place in 1545 – 1563 imposed on bishops the obligation to regularly visit parishes in their diocese. 7. aug7. Aug 2017, at 14:51
Legiontrain starts its journey in Žilina on August 1.
The replica is modeled after trains that transported the Czechoslovak Legion across Russia during the First World War. 2. aug2. Aug 2017, at 6:26
Forestry office in Žarnovica
The history of the central-Slovak town of Žarnovica is closely connected with the nearby environment. 24. júl24. Jul 2017, at 19:05
St Geirge Curch in Spišská Sobota
The works of the renowned Master Paul are not limited just to Levoča. 20. júl20. Jul 2017, at 12:54
Replica of Celtic kiln
The first ethnic group known by name which lived on Slovak territory may have ended differently than previously thought, shows an exhibition presenting many artefacts, interactive features and models. 18. júl18. Jul 2017, at 18:16
Playing cars was perceived a sin but enjoyed, nevertheless.
The goal of the Crusades in the Middle Ages was to regain holy sites for the Christians. It is known, however, that the Crusaders did not achieve great success in Asia, and though the campaigns were carried out in… 10. júl10. Jul 2017, at 18:01
The Roma didn’t have an easy life during the Austro-Hungarian Empire, as they were barely tolerated by the majority of the population. 26. jún26. Jun 2017, at 19:40
Rača, a village now attached to Bratislava as a borough
One of the important milestones of our capital is connected with the year 1946. The post-World-War II cabinet came to the conclusion that Bratislava, as the residence of top political and state Slovak national… 20. jún20. Jun 2017, at 18:03
Square in Bardejov
The name of the eastern Slovak town of Bardejov has roots in the male Christian name, Bartolomej, or Bartholomew. 30. máj30. May 2017, at 16:15
Planting "Naopoleon's oak" on May 20, 2017.
An oak of Napoleonic legend was replanted, part of a commemoration spanning several days. 22. máj22. May 2017, at 14:19
Butchery used to be a profitable, well-respected craft.
The first written mentions of butchers in the territory of Slovakia date back to the 13th century. 15. máj15. May 2017, at 15:55
The Old Bratislava Bridge
The first – and for a long time also the only solid – bridge in Bratislava appeared in 1890. It was opened with great pomp and splendor; in attendance was Kaiser Ferenc József himself who benignly agreed for the… 1. máj1. May 2017, at 20:24
The Modrý Kameň castle
For about a century and a half, the territory of modern Slovakia was a direct neighbour of the expanding Ottoman Empire. The southern regions of Slovakia especially suffered from Turkish behaviour. 17. apr17. Apr 2017, at 14:02
Invalids’ Church / Invalidský kostol in Trnava
The name of the Invalids’ Church / Invalidský kostol in Trnava may be a bit confusing. 3. apr3. Apr 2017, at 14:16