A small country lies in Central Europe with an unparalleled beauty. There is calmness in serene landscapes of icy mountain peaks, rivers, lakes, valleys, caves, meadows and slopes; peace in historical monuments, palaces and castles; and coolness in its modern cities. Things to do in Slovakia are placid in this fast moving era. Slovak cuisine is delicious and simple in which cabbages, onions and garlic are some of the chief contents. Homemade dumplings, thick sauces, dairy products and pork are other items in Slovak meals. Things to do in Slovakia are gentle and soothing.
This baroque castle is located at the top of Little Carpathians hill just above the River Danube. The castle offers magnificent views of not only Bratislava but also Austria and parts of Hungary.
Michael’s Gate, Bratislava
Built in the year 1300, it is the only medieval edifice that has been completely preserved. The 51 m high tower is adorned with the statue of St. Michael and the Dragon. It now houses the Museum of Weapons and City Fortification.
Most Slovenského Národného Povstania (Most SNP), Bratislava
Bridge of the Slovak National Uprising or the UFO Bridge over the River Danube is the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, which is 430.8 m long. It has only one unique flying saucer-shaped pylon and a plane.
Slovak Paradise National Park
The park spreads over a wide area of almost 327.74 km2. This picturesque park has almost 350 underground caves, forests, waterfalls, meadows and canyons. There are metal ladders, bridges, creepers and chains for adventure seekers.
This rural medieval settlement has wooden architecture in the mountainous and green landscape. There are around 45 traditional log houses along the narrow streams.
St. Elisabeth Cathedral, Kosice
It is the biggest church in Slovakia covering an area of 1,200 m2 with a capacity of over 5,000 people. This famous Gothic cathedral is richly decorated with valuable Gothic paintings, sculptures and frescoes.
This pristine glacial lake is located in the High Tatra Mountains, which is almost 20 m deep. A famous ski resort is treasured with some of the unique species of flora and fauna.
Malá Fatra is a big karst of crystalline rocks and strongly folded rock complexes. There are waterfalls, rivers, steep slopes, villages and log houses, which create a stunning painted landscape.
Ochtinská Aragonite Cave
This unique cave is 300 m long having the deposits of aragonite, which are three generations old. The cave is decorated with different shapes of aragonite like spirals, branches, sun and other forms in white and blue-gray color.
This 12th century castle ruins are located on the slopes of Spis. It is considered to be the largest European castle, which covers an area of 41 426 m². Around the castle, there are Romanesque churches, cathedrals, Gothic architecture and the houses that are adorned with Baroque decorations.