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Presov Slovakia

Presov is the third biggest town in Slovakia. The key crossroad of the business journeys in the past is today a calm centre of the northern – eastern Slovakia. It is by no accident that it was named also Athens Upon Torysa or Slovak Seattle. You can admire historical sights as well as make trips to its close surroundings – from the easiest walks to extreme experiences. There are plenty of good quality restaurants, cafes and pubs in the centre. You´ll get brilliant rest in Presov.

Discover the undiscovered town. It´s easy to be found, lieing straight on the 49th parallel. English Queen wears an opal from the world´s famous Presov opal mines on her crown. Signature on the 10 dollars note belongs to Michal Bosak, originaly from Presov. What´s more, one of the only 4 copies in the whole world of the Turin shroud is placed in the Presov Greek Catholic church.

Basic information:

Population:
Phone connection:
For international calls
Time zone:
91 205 inhabitants
051
+421 51
GMT + 1 hour

Important phone numbers:

Police
Emergency
Firemen
Town police
158
155
150
159


The biggest attractions:

In the centre:
Rome Catholic church of St. Nicolaus and 4 more churches in the historical centre, Jewish synagogue, renaissance houses on the Hlavná street have elements of the rare eastern Slovakian renaissance: Klobusicky palace, Rakoczi palace, Town Hall, Bosak Bank, Evanjelic College, Caraffa´s prison, town fortresses, Neptune fountain, Monument of the Red army from the year 1945, Guardian angel

Museums in Presov:
Wine museum, Solivary, Regional museum, Museum of Jewish culture, Saris gallery, Beer gallery

In the town, out of the historical centre:
The Church of St. Cross, aslo called Calvary, park, view on the whole town

Close to the town:
Opal mines, cave Bad hole, Petofi´s beech, Altar stone, Saris castle, Kapusany castle, Salt / Brigand´s castle

Town surroundings:
Wooden churches, Andy Warhol museum, Domasa, Hermanovce rocks, Bardejov, Bardejov Spa, Levoca, Spissky castle, Lubovniansky castle, Kamenicky castle, Pieniny, High Tatras.


Church St.John's


The main street - square


Library


Church st. Nicolas


Square Holy Trinity


The main road