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Banska Bystrica's Town Fortifications

Town Castle Area, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia
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Nice historical place

If you happened to be in Slovakia please visit this city. The center is full of restaurants, cafe... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
What's the big deal?

As Banska Bystrica is featured in tourist guides and maps, whereas Banska Stiavnica is not, I opted... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2016
Tracey M
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Town Castle Area, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you happened to be in Slovakia please visit this city. The center is full of restaurants, cafe and more. There is a Second World War museum worth visiting also.

Thank ivanatur
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

As Banska Bystrica is featured in tourist guides and maps, whereas Banska Stiavnica is not, I opted for the former and was sorely disappointed. It was difficult to find the town square and I didn't see one brown sign indicating a historical site. The main...More

Thank Tracey M
Reviewed 10 August 2016

a lovely square filled with locals and tourists, walking around, or sitting at cafes, pubs, or restaurants. Fun ambience and nice sightseeing

Thank sammy c
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We did not spend much time in the town, but it was clean and the buildings are a nice sight to check out. Some of the churches are very old and there are many of them .

Thank Julijana D
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This is the place. I want to live here on the square. Signs nearby noting soviets have cleared the mines. Signs noting soviet dead while freeing (conquering) the town. Flowers, great fountains, wonderful views, cafes, you name it and it is here with a lack...More

Thank ManOfC0nstantS0rr0w
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Wonderful historical town, worthwhile to spend at least a full day to explore the whole town. Parking can be tricky, make sure to "top-up" SMS parking fee before each hour passes, otherwise it can become invalid.

1  Thank crismemo
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

A beautiful, small,historical place in Slovakia, which looks like a place described in a fairytale,no matter in what time of the year, it's beautiful nature and all the colors make it magical. So after walking around, the best thing to do is climb on the...More

Thank Teodora C
Reviewed 18 August 2015

We visited the town over the weekend and were really impressed by the town and the fortifications. The people were friendly and the buildings and architecture are some of the best you will see in Europe. I recommend and visit.

1  Thank d o
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Small but moody and well preserved old town with great buildings. Not much to see from the mediaval fortifications.

Thank Earsh
Reviewed 23 August 2014

We stopped for lunch in this quite town. There were vendors in the square with a lot of different had made items. It was difficult to communicate with the vendors, many did not speak or understand English well. Very clean, small, area within fortifications. Our...More

Thank Kim F
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