Považská Bystrica
in Okres Považská Bystrica of Trencin, Slovakia

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
49.122 and 18.422 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 49° 7' 17" and E 18° 25' 18"
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
Slovak, Hungarian
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 07:25 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Europe/Bratislava
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
4:44 am and 8:55 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Slovakia in Eastern Europe

Safety Score: 3,3 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Slovakia.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Slovakia. Last Update: 2022-06-27 08:16:53

Explore Považská Bystrica

Považská Bystrica in Okres Považská Bystrica (Trencin) with it's 43,936 inhabitants is located in Slovakia about 90 mi (or 145 km) north-east of Bratislava, the country's capital.

Local time in Považská Bystrica is now 07:25 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Europe / Bratislava with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 12 airports in the wider vicinity of Považská Bystrica, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest airport in Slovakia is Žilina Airport in a distance of 12 mi (or 19 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Slovakia is Vlkolínec in a distance of 39 mi (or 63 km), East. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Puchov, Bytca, Ilava, Zilina and Kysucke Nove Mesto. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 85 °F

Morning Temperature 20°C / 67 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Night Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 44%
Air Pressure 1019 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 29th of June 2022

31°C (87 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Few clouds, light breeze.

Thursday, 30th of June 2022

32°C (89 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 1st of July 2022

31°C (89 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Gino park Palace

0,7 mi
Orlové 116
017 01 Povazská Bystrica

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


2,0 mi
Povazske Podhradie 250
01704 Povazske Bystrica

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


0,7 mi
Kukučínova 209/24
017 01 Povazská Bystrica

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 20:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Považská Bystrica (1972)

Published: November 02, 2010
Length: 21:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: jaffarski

z relácie Noc v archíve.


Published: February 11, 2015
Length: 58:17 min
Rating: 0 of 5


Považská Bystrica, diaľničná estakáda a kruhový objazd

Published: December 18, 2013
Length: 27:27 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: mmkmrko

Pohľad na Považskú Bystricu, kruhový objazd pod diaľničnou estakádou.

DT Považská Bystrica - Vrútky - Trestné strielanie

Published: September 25, 2010
Length: 03:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ľubomír Strhák

Premenené trestné strieľanie v podaní Petra Škrabka.

Považská Bystrica 2010 Kaplnka sv. Heleny

Published: July 18, 2010
Length: 21:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: mrkvaa

Považská Bystrica - Kaplnka sv. Heleny júl 2010 _part1.

2014 04 30 Povazska Bystrica From the town to the jungle

Published: April 30, 2014
Length: 55:57 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Považská Bystrica

Príroda v Považskej Bystrici.

2014 04 27 Brook Domanizanka in Povazska Bystrica

Published: April 28, 2014
Length: 08:03 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Považská Bystrica

Potok Domanižanka na sídlisku Stred v meste Považská Bystrica.

2014 04 30 Povazska Bystrica Singing of the birds

Published: April 30, 2014
Length: 53:14 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Považská Bystrica

Spev vtákov v Považskej Bystrici.

Považský Hrad (Castle Parkour) - No Gravity

Published: October 19, 2014
Length: 22:10 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: No Gravity

Musím povedať že tam bolo naozaj pekne, krásny výhľad.. Je to kus slovenskej histórie.. I have to say it was really nice, beautiful view.. It is a great piece of Slovak history..

Hasici on ICE.mp4

Published: February 16, 2010
Length: 33:48 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Silvester Pavlík

Hasiči Považská Bystrica - začiatky sú ťažké.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Považská Bystrica District

Považská Bystrica District is a district in the Trenčín Region of western Slovakia. Until 1918, the district was part of the county of Kingdom of Hungary of Trencsén.

Located at 49.1172, 18.4483 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Slovakia

Považský hrad

Považský hrad is a ruin of medieval castle on the right side of the river Váh, near Považská Bystrica in Slovakia. It is thought to be the essential part of silhouette of Považie and Upper Váh region especially. It is built on a cliff 497 meters above sea level. It was one of the most important castles guarding the valley of the river Váh. At the peak of its fame it was home of around 400 people. It is famously known as an "eagles nest" of the important noble family of Podmanitzky.

Located at 49.1455, 18.4579 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
12th-century architecture, Castles in Slovakia, Buildings and structures in Trenčín Region

Church of the Visitation of the Virgin Mary

Kostol Navstivenia Panny Marie lies in the town centre in Povazska Bystrica. It was built in 14th century by Jan Podmanitzky owner of castle Považský hrad. It was rebuilt in 1940 to satisfy the need for capacity, leaving only presbytery, tower and northern part of girting walls of the old church. Nowadays paned windows were designed by Slovak artists Vincent and Viera Hloznik.

Located at 49.1187, 18.4503 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Churches in Slovakia, Churches in Trenčín Region

Burg Považská Bystrica

Burg is a manor-house underneath the castle Považský hrad, on the south. Order to build the manor was given by Simon Balassa. Building works on the manor started in the first third of the 17th century and were finished 1631, when family moved from Castle. Last owner was baroness Popper, who supported reconstruction of the manor until after the World War I in 1919 it became possession of the state. Later it was bought by private company PARTNER PROGRESS, s.r.o.

Located at 49.1435, 18.4594 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Trenčín Region, Houses in Slovakia

Manor Povazske Podhradie

Szaparyovsky kastiel is a manor house on the east, lower from Burg and below the castle Považský hrad in Považská Bystrica municipality. Built was in 1676 probably by Peter Szapáray. In the interior of the manor was a chapel and school used by common people from the neighbourhood. Nowadays manor is left to dilapilate. In the vicinity of the manors was a cemetery with gravestones of Balassa family and garden with plants brought from around the world.

Located at 49.144, 18.4608 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Houses in Slovakia, Buildings and structures in Trenčín Region

Viaduct Považská Bystrica

Estakáda Považská Bystrica is a bridge leading across the narrowest part of Považská Bystrica in Slovakia.

Located at 49.1233, 18.4383 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cable-stayed bridges in Slovakia

Dolný Moštenec

Dolný Moštenec is a village in Považská Bystrica District in the Trenčín Region of north-western Slovakia.

Located at 49.0879, 18.4435 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parts of the Považská Bystrica city

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Waagbistritz, Bystrica, Vagbeszterce, Povazske Bystraica, Považská Bystrica, بوفاجسكا بيستريتسا, Povajska Bistritsa, Горад Паважска-Бістрыца, پواژسکا بیستریتسا, Povaška Bistrica, Vágbeszterce, 포바슈스카비스트리차, Považska Bistrica, Powaska Bystrzyca, Поважска-Бистрица, Повашка Бистрица, Поважська Бистриця, 瓦赫河畔比斯特里察