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Banská Štiavnica is a town in central Slovakia, in the middle of an immense caldera created by the collapse of an ancient volcano. For its size, the caldera is known as Štiavnica Mountains. Banská Štiavnica has a population of more than 10,000. It is a completely preserved medieval town. Because of their historical value, the town and its surroundings were proclaimed by the UNESCO to be a World Heritage Site on December 11, 1993.

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Bardejov is a town in North-Eastern Slovakia. It is situated in the Šariš region and has about 33,000 inhabitants. The spa town, mentioned for the first time in 1241, exhibits numerous cultural monuments in its completely intact medieval town center. The town is one of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites.

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Levo?a is a town in the Spiš region of eastern Slovakia with a population of 14,600. The town has a historic center with a well preserved town wall, aRenaissance church with the highest wooden altar in Europe, carved by Master Paul of Levo?a, and many other Renaissance buildings. On 28 June 2009, Levo?a was added by UNESCO to its World Heritage List.

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The ruins of Spiš Castle in eastern Slovakia form one of the largest castle sites in Central Europe. The castle is situated above the town of Spišské Podhradieand the village of Žehra, in the region known as Spiš

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Vlkolínec, Slovakia, is a picturesque village under the administration of the town of Ružomberok. Historically, however, it was a separate village. The first written mention of the village came from 1376 and after 1882 it became part of Ružomberok.

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Caves situated in the typical temperate-zone karstic system display an extremely rare combination of tropical and glacial climatic effects making it possible to study geological history over tens of millions of years. Variety of formations and the fact that they are concentrated in a restricted area means that the 712 caves currently identified make up an outstanding example of long-lasting natural processes.

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Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians is a transnational composite nature site that includes 10 separate massifs located along the 185 km (115 mi) long axis from the Rakhiv mountains and Chornohora ridge in Ukraine over the Poloniny Ridge (Slovakia) to the Vihorlat Mountains in Slovakia.

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Bojnice Castle (Slovak: Bojnický zámok, Hungarian: Bajmóc) is a castle in Bojnice, Slovakia. Bojnice Castle was first mentioned in written records in 1113, in a document held at the Zobor Abbey. Originally built as a wooden fort, it was gradually replaced by stone

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?ervený Kame? Castle (Slovak: Hrad ?ervený Kame?, Hungarian: Vörösk?) is a castle in southwestern Slovakia in the Little Carpathians near the village of ?astá. A stone castle was built in the 13th century as part of the chain of country frontier defense castles ranging from Bratislava to Žilina.

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Gerlachovský štít, (translated into English as Gerlach Peak) is the highest peak in the High Tatras, in Slovakia, and in the whole 1,500 km (900 mi.) long Carpathian mountain chain, as well as in northern and eastern Central Europe. Until the Treaty of Trianon it was Hungary’s highest point.

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