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Kosice is categorised as Heritage / Riverside

High Tatras in background (Photo Courtesy: Martin Baran)
Cathedral of St Elizabeth (Photo Courtesy: Maros M r a z)
Jasov Monastery (Photo Courtesy: Lure)
Jasov Pond (Photo Courtesy: Szeder László)
Jasov's Cave Entrance (Photo Courtesy: Szeder László)
Spis Castle (Photo Courtesy: Pierre Bona)
St Elizabeth Cathedral (Photo Courtesy: Whitenight21)
St Michael’s Chapel (Photo Courtesy: Marian Gladis)
St. Michael’s Chapel (Photo Courtesy: Marian Gladis)
Tatra Mountains

Reasons to Visit
  • Košice is the biggest city in eastern Slovakia and in 2013 was the European Capital of Culture together with Marseille, France.
  • Košice is situated on the river Hornád at the eastern reaches of the Slovak Ore Mountains, near the border with Hungary.
  • Košice is renowned for its Cathedrals, Museum, Performing Arts centre and a pleasing riverside / hillside character
  • Košice has a thriving pedestrian zone with many boutiques, cafés, and restaurants.
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Kosice
  • Kosice is connected by Air with Bangalore, New Delhi, Chennai

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    Cathedral of St Elizabeth is a beautiful Gothic church in Kosice and the largest church in Slovakia. The church is located in the heart of Kosice and can accommodate up to 5,000 people. The church houses a rare Gothic double spiral staircase, the crypt of Francis II Rákószi and a sundial from 1477. The church's 60-metre high northern tower offers spectacular views of the town and is well worth the climb.
    Roman Catholic Church
    St Michael's Chapel is a 14th century chapel located within close proximity of the Cathedral of St Elizabeth. The chapel was once surrounded by a cemetery and hence is dedicated to Archangel Michael, the guider of souls to the outer world.
    Roman Catholic Church
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    Located at 30 minutes from Kosice in Jasov, the Jasov Monastery and caves are an architectural and natural wonder. The monastery and the Church of John the Baptist are built in the Late Baroque style and is considered as one of the most important Baroque buildings in Slovakia. The monastery has 365 windows representing the number of days in the year, 12 chimneys representing the twelve months of the year and 4 doors representing the four seasons. The Jasov caves are UNESCO World Heritage listed stalactite caves located in Jasov. Archaeological discoveries from the Paleolithic, Neolithic and Hallstatt period have been made in the caves.
    Heritage Site
    UNESCO Heritage Site
    Spis Castle is a 12th century UNESCO World Heritage castle located at one hour from Kosice. The castle is one of the largest castles in central Europe and is situated on a travertine hill near the town of Spisske Podhradie. The castle was reconstructed by Stefan Zapolsky in the 15th century. In 1780 the castle compound was destroyed in a fire gradually leading to the decay of the castle. The castle was completely restored in 1970. The castle is home to a museum exhibiting the history of the castle and medieval arms.
    Heritage Site
    UNESCO Heritage Site
    The Tatra National Park is the oldest and largest national park in Slovakia. The national park is easily accessible from Kosice and is home a diverse animal and plant life. Majestic Tatra mountains, turquoise glacial lakes and dense green forests are the highlights of the Tatra National Park. The park is popular amidst nature lovers, skiers and hikers. The Tatra Mountains are a part of the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

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Airport in Kosice
  • Kosice International Airport ( KSC ) , Kosice
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