Facts and Data

Official Unesco Page
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Banska Stiavnica, (UAKOM)

Basis Data:
Unesco World heritage since: 1993
Size of heritage: 20,632 ha
- Buffer zone: 62,128 ha

Longitude: 18,900°
Latitude: 48,461°


Over the centuries, the town of Banská Štiavnica was visited by many outstanding engineers and scientists who contributed to its fame. The old medieval mining centre grew into a town with Renaissance palaces, 16th-century churches, elegant squares and castles. The urban centre blends into the surrounding landscape, which contains vital relics of the mining and metallurgical activities of the past.

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Hotels and places to stay

Hotel Salamander***

Distance: 0,2 mi
Jána Palárika 1
969 01 Banská Stiavnica

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: 7:00 - 21:00
Weekend: closed

Hotel Grand Matej

Distance: 0,3 mi
Kammerhofska 5
96901 Banska Stiavnica

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00

Videos from the area

SEDAČKY - SEDACIE SÚPRAVY - Výroba Banská Štiavnica

Published: November 22, 2011
Length: 35:30 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Sedacky

Výroba sedačiek. Sedacie súpravy, sedačky, kreslá, čalúnené postele. Výroba na mieru. Kožené sedačky, Luxusné sedačky, Látkové sedačky, Pohovky.

Paradajz Pikčr - Amfiteáter Banská Štiavnica 2010

Published: August 28, 2010
Length: 47:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: slovakart

Zo zákulisia divadelného predstavenia "Slepačí bujón", 22.8.2010, Paradajz Pikčr - Banská Štiavnica.

Selmecbánya harangjáték / Banska Stiavnica chime

Published: February 26, 2012
Length: 32:29 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Bafula001


Published: January 06, 2015
Length: 49:39 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Daniel Kubinský

Banská Štiavnica, východ Mesiaca, západ Slnka.

Triumph Tiger 1050 BMW R 1150

Published: March 21, 2010
Length: 17:50 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Brano Hamornik

Ride To Banska Stiavnica.


Published: February 15, 2010
Length: 55:03 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: FILIP8708

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