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Vihorlatská hvezdáreň Observatory in Humenné

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Vihorlatská hvezdáreň Observatory in Humenné is a regional specialized scientific-research and cultural and educational institution focusing on astronomy and related natural sciences.

The observatory was established in 1952. Its building situated in the town center offers the possibility to give lectures to the audience of as many as 50 people. The dominant element in the observatory is the Vihorlat national telescope - a Cassegrain telescope that is located in the four-meter dome. The biggest telescope in Slovakia has the main mirror with the diameter of 1 m. Expert activities are performed here related to the observation of variable stars, meteoroids, stars obscured by the Moon and the photosphere of the Sun.

The expert work of the observatory is performed primarily on the detached workplace in the Astronomical Observatory at Kolonické sedlo that was established in 1999. It is situated in the beautiful setting between the Vihorlatmountain range and the Bukovské vrchy Mts., about 38 km from Humenné.

Based on observation and scientific research, the Vihorlatská hvezdáreň Observatory collects, scientifically and expertly analyzes, processes and presents to the public the latest findings from astronomy and related sciences in the Horný Zemplín region.

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Places Around

Sninský kameň

Sninský kameň

Prírodná pamiatka Sninský kameň sa nachádza v pohorí Vihorlat v katastri obce Zemplínske Hámre. Pre veľký vedecký a kultúrno-spoločenský význam bol Sninský kameň vyhlásený v roku 1982 za Chránený prírodný výtvor. V súčasnosti možno Sninský kameň nájsť ako prírodnú pamiatku, ktorú tvorí tzv. neplodná plocha (skala) obklopená ochranným lesom.

National Park of Poloniny

National Park of Poloniny

The easternmost Slovak National Park is that of Poloniny. It contains original extensive beech and fir-beech forest and the primeval forests of Stužica, Rožok and Havešová, which were put on the UNESCO list of world natural heritage in 2007.

Jazero Beňatina

Jazero Beňatina

Tyrkysové jazierko vzniklo v bývalom kameňolome, kde sa našla skamenelina 5 metrov dlhej ryby, preto bolo ťažba zastavená. Zároveň došlo k zaplaveniu kameňolomu spodnou vodou a vytvoreniu jazierka, ktoré svojou scenériou pripomína Plitvické jazerá. Beňatina sa nachádza v okrese Sobrance medzi dedinami Beňatina a Inovce.

Medová baba (Poloniny)

Medová baba (Poloniny)

V Bukovských vrchoch, na území národného parku Poloniny, na trase z Novej Sedlice na vrchol Riabej skaly, sa nachádza miesto označované ako Lúka medovej baby alebo Medová baba.

Kamenná cesta “Porta Rusica”

Kamenná cesta “Porta Rusica”

V katastrálnom území bývalej obce Ruské, v oblasti vodárenskej nádrže Starina sa nachádza kamenná cesta Porta Rusica, ktorá bola vyhlásená za kultúrnu pamiatku.

Vinianske lake

Vinianske lake

Vinianske Lake is located in a beautiful forest environment 11 km from Michalovce. Thanks to the relatively small area and the protection of the surrounding forests against the wind, it can boast extremely warm water, and therefore it is undeniably a great attraction for tourists and an ideal place to relax by the water. It is also known abroad and many tourists from Poland, Hungary, Ukraine, Germany and the Netherlands come for its beauties. Due to its excellent climatic conditions and truly beautiful nature, it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Slovakia. It has its appeal in all seasons. In summer it is attractive for tourists to swim, in autumn for mushroom picking and fishing, in winter for cross-country skiing and ice skating. it is a year-round popular place for hiking and relaxing stays. The lake was created in a saddle at the foot of two hills, Marečková and Šutová, by creating an artificial dam and bringing water from the Viniansky stream. The artificial lake covers an area of ​​8 hectares and has an average depth of 3 m. The resort provides a number of accommodation and restaurant services, as well as other services for sports.

Zemplínska Šírava - Bear Mountain

Zemplínska Šírava - Bear Mountain

The location of the Medvedia hora resort is located in the most valuable landscape area, at the foot of an elevated promontory - a peninsula of volcanic origin. The picturesque view of the lake shore is connected with the view of the Bear Mountain. The resort is divided by a promontory into eastern and western parts. In the western part of Medvedej hora there is a recreational area with an area of ​​3 ha with a modified pebble beach, water bike rental, car camp ATC Anima and there is also a parking lot for about 250 cars and Pension Anima. Above the road is the Europenzión restaurant Salaš.

Zemplínska Šírava

Zemplínska Šírava

In the northern part of the lowland Východoslovenská nížina, the water reservoir attracts in summer season. Due to its very favourable local climate, it is widely used for recreation.

Hotel Poštár

Hotel Poštár

Located in Kaluža, Hotel Postar has a fitness center and free WiFi. Featuring a 24-hour front desk, this property also has a restaurant and a grill. The property is 2.3 km from Zemplinska Sirava.

Hotel Glamour

Hotel Glamour

Hotel Glamour **** is a modern, comfortable 4-star hotel situated in attractive surrounding on the side of Zemplínska Šírava. High standard of services will be appreciated by families with children, lovers of leisure activities, relax, tourism, as well as companies organizing teambuilding activities and business meetings.

Hotel Felicia

Hotel Felicia

Situated in Kaluža, 300 m from Zemplinska Sirava, Hotel Felicia boasts a restaurant and free WiFi. Free private parking is available on site. Each room is equipped with a TV. A terrace or balcony are featured in certain rooms. All rooms are fitted with a private bathroom. There is a shared lounge at the property. You can play table tennis at the hotel. Vihorlat is 12 km from Hotel Felicia, while Vihorlat Observatory is 12 km from the property.

Thermalpark Šírava

Thermalpark Šírava

Thermalpark Šírava is a modern thermal park on the shores of the Zemplínska šírava dam in the village of Kaluža. It is situated on a picturesque peninsula called Medvedia hora (Bear Mountain), which is considered one of the most beautiful places at Zemplínska šírava.

Kalná Roztoka - Greek Catholic wooden church of St Basil the Great

Kalná Roztoka - Greek Catholic wooden church of St Basil the Great

The Greek Catholic wooden church of St Basil the Great was built at the end of the 18th century and later reconstructed. It is a log building divided into three parts. Its exterior is painted in white. Iconostas is from the 18th century and the icon of Christ dates to 1773. The belfry standing in front of the church is from the 20th century.

Manor house Snina

Manor house Snina

The manor house has underwent reconstruction in 2012 and was opened for the public in summer 2013. Currently it is a seat of the city library, museum with a permanent exhibition, gallery and social and cultural events, ceremonies as well as concerts of classic music are organised there.

Šmigovec - church of Lords Ascension

Šmigovec - church of Lords Ascension

The Greek Catholic wooden church of Lords Ascension from 1755. The interior walls of this log building are plastered with clay. Iconostas in this church is in the east Carpathian style, there is also a hand painted altar cross and several crosses carried in processions.

Hrabová Roztoka - Greek Catholic wooden church of St Basil the Great

Hrabová Roztoka - Greek Catholic wooden church of St Basil the Great

The Greek Catholic wooden church of St Basil the Great from 1750. This three-space log building is covered by shingle roof with two little towers. Interior is mostly in the Baroque style from the 18th century. Iconostas is somewhat younger and it dates to the end of the 18th century. Interior also contains an interesting cupboard made in the Gothic style.

Church of the relics of St. Nicholas

Church of the relics of St. Nicholas

The Greek Catholic wooden Church of the relics of St. Nicholas the Bishop (Chrám Prenesenia ostatkov sv. Mikuláša – biskupa) was included in 2008, along with seven wooden churches of the Slovak part of Carpathian Mountain Area, on the UNESCO Word Heritage List.

Topoľa - church of St Michael the Archangel

Topoľa - church of St Michael the Archangel

The Greek Catholic wooden church of St Michael the Archangel from 1700. This log building of the Boyko type is divided into three spaces. It stands on a steep hill beyond the village. It is surrounded by the cemetery. There is a belfry from the second half of the 17th century in the area of the church. The iconostas is from the mid-18th century, some icons are from the 17th century.

Uličské Krivé - Greek Catholic wooden church of St Michael the Archangel

Uličské Krivé - Greek Catholic wooden church of St Michael the Archangel

The Greek Catholic wooden church of St Michael the Archangel from 1718 log building of the Boyko type is divided into three spaces and it stands on low stone foundations. Iconostas is from the 18th century. It is in the Baroque style. Some icons, like that of St Nicolas, Christ Pantocrator and some others are from the 16th century.

Ruský Potok - church of St. Michael the Archangel

Ruský Potok - church of St. Michael the Archangel

The Greek Catholic wooden church of St. Michael the Archangel from 1740. It is a three-space church of the Boyko type. The wooden belfry situated next to the church is from 1956. Iconostas is from the time when the church was built. Liturgical books printed in cyliric in Lvov and other Ukrainian towns in the mid-17th century are especially valuable.

Guitar Museum in Sobrance

Guitar Museum in Sobrance

Do you think that the guitar is a unique musical instrument and that it deserves its own museum?! All guitar fans should expect something of rare occurrence in the town of Sobrance. The museum includes approximately 200 guitars of a total of 1,000 exhibits that can hardly be seen together in any other place, as it is the only guitar museum in Europe and only the second worldwide!

Events Around

Helena Vondráčková a Charlie band, koncert

V malebnom prostredí slovenského východu sa v meste Humenné uskutoční výnimočný koncert  československej stálice populárnej hudby Heleny Vondráčkovej. Celý koncert bude sprevádzať dvorná kapela Heleny Vondráčkovej Charlie Band. Kráľovná československého popu Vám prinesie množstvo skvelých hitov ako „A ty se ptáš co já", „Pátá", „Sladké mámení", „Vzhúru k výškám", „Přejdi Jordán" , ,, Lásko má ja stůňu", ,, Tichá noc " a ďalšie, ktoré overil čas. Nenechajte si ujsť jedinečnú možnosť počuť a vidieť spievať našu Helenu Vondráčkovú.   Zľavy: ZŤP - cena vstupenky 20 € - zľavu je nutné aplikovať v košíku po výbere vstupeniek v plnej cene ------------------------------- Predpredaj.sk vám umožňuje online nákup vstupeniek na rôzne hudobné, kultúrne, športové a iné podujatia.

Adam Ďurica Jeseň 2020 - Humenné

Adam Ďurica Obľúbený slovenský spevák so svojou úplne novou kapelou vyráža na turné, na ktorom zahrá najväčšie hity, ale aj skladby, ktoré ste doteraz na koncertoch nepočuli.  Výber toho  najlepšieho z koncertných šnúr odohrá Adam Ďurica svojim fanúšikom na pódiách, ktoré navštívi po dlhom čase alebo úplne po prvý krát. Turné začína v mestách Brezno, Svidník a Humenné. ------------------------------- Predpredaj.sk vám umožňuje online nákup vstupeniek na rôzne hudobné, kultúrne, športové a iné podujatia. Vybrať si môžete aj zo širokej ponuky kurzov, adrenalínových zážitkov, výrobkov a služieb.