Liptovsky Mikulas

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Country: Slovakia Region:
Liptov
Town:
Liptovský Mikuláš
Category:

building

city

other / nature

Recommended for children from the following age groups:
  • 0-3
  • 3-7
  • 7-12
  • 12-16

The city of Liptovský Mikuláš is located in the north of Slovakia. Surrounded by massive mountain ranges of the Low Tatras (Low Tatra National Park), the Western Tatras (Tatra National Park) and Chočské mountain range.

To the west of the city lies the great artificial lake Liptovská Mara. Liptovsky Mikulas is an attractive tourist destination. The historic centre of the city attracts with diversity. It is impossible not to notice the symbols of the city, which are certainly the church of St. Nicholas, a former Residency House and Illešházyowska Curia. There are museums and galleries here.

Old Town is at the same time a promenade, with shops, restaurants, pastry shops, cafes with summer gardens. Pleasant surroundings, Metamorphoses fountain, plenty of greenery and benches make up the pedestrian zone a favorite place for walks and rest,  accompanied by a number of year-round events.

Being already a tradition the Stoličné days, the Mikuláš summer, or the Mikuláš Fair. A cultural event called Gesharim Bridges is linked with Liptovsky Mikulas - a review of mime and movement theater and a competition in the water slalom. In the city, there are ideal conditions for sports, especially such as hockey, soccer, slalom ski, volleyball, bodybuilding, bicross (BMX), tennis and table tennis.

Nearby is the Tatralandia water park, a Western City and Tarzania rope park.

Lots of interesting tourist attractions are also in the vicinity of Liptovský Mikuláš, up to 30 km, you will find: lots of hiking trails, bike paths, the largest ski resort in Slovakia - Jasna, about 50 km of ski slopes, the possibility of cross-country skiing, cableways and lifts , 3 swimming pools, water reservoir Liptovská Mara, 4 caves, a lot of folk architecture, Havránok Archaeological Museum, the Vlkolinec settlement (on the UNESCO list), opportunities for non-traditional sports and fishing.

A wide offer of attractions make Liptovsky Mikulas Liptov an attractive holiday destination.

Liptovsky Mikulas

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Adress:

Námestie mieru 1, 031 01 Liptovský Mikuláš

E-mail:

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Phone:

+421/44/16 186, 552 24 18

Source:

http://www.mikulas.sk

Updated on

Thursday, 07 February 2013

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