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Tekovská hvezdáreň Observatory in Levice

Museum & Gallery

If you wish to immerse in the star mysteries for a while, do not hesitate to visit the Tekovská hvezdáreň Observatory in Levice. You might be lucky to see trough the telescope a friendly extra-Terrestrial being waving at you.

The starlit sky has fascinated the mankind since the ancient past. It was the source of myths, superstitions and legends, or god signs were attributed to it.

Just for a while, become an astronomer and visit the observatory in Levice that can be proud of several achievements. One of them is the phenomenal portable planetarium STARLAB, one of its kind in Central Europe. This star projector will enable you experience a night in the southern hemisphere.

A member of the observatory staff will gladly guide you through, explain you the mysteries of the universe and he or she will be pleased to answer your questions. Sky observations are organized regularly, every Thursday and Friday, or when there are interesting astronomical phenomena. You can also make an advance booking.

In addition, the observatory offers a program of miscellaneous excursions for schools ranging from kindergartens to secondary schools. So, do not hesitate and come to admire the magic of the night sky.

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Monday – Wednesday08:0015:30
Thursday16:0013:00
Friday16:0024:00
Saturday – SundayClosed

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Places Around

Carpenter's gorge

Carpenter's gorge

A unique, although not very long canyon-like valley called the Carpenter's Gorge lies in the cadastre of the village of Hontianske Tesáre, in the southern part of the Krupina district. The valley was formed by cutting a local watercourse over rocks of volcanic origin. Sedimentation - sedimentation and stratification of rocks - is clearly visible on the local rock walls.

The National Stud Farm in Topoľčianky

The National Stud Farm in Topoľčianky

Národný žrebčín Topolčianky patrí medzi svetovo najvýznamnejšie žrebčíny a možno ho právom zaradiť za kultúrne dedičstvo národa. Zameriavajú sa na chov 5. plemien koní, Slovenský teplokrvník, Hucul, Arab, Lipican a Nonius. Nachádza sa tu výcvikové centrum, hipologické múzeum a sú zaujímavý aj svojimi budovami, ktoré patria medzi hodnotné architektonické diela.

Château Topoľčianky

Château Topoľčianky

Château Topoľčianky is a wine manufacturer established in 1933 in the central part of the Danube plain in the south of the Slovak Republic.

Rekreačný areál Tajch

Rekreačný areál Tajch

Vodná nádrž Tajch – bola postavená severne od mesta Nová Baňa v r. 1792 – 1794 ako súčasť bývalého banského vodohospodárskeho systému.

Reservoir Tajch Nová Baňa

Reservoir Tajch Nová Baňa

If you have already managed to visit the beautiful secrets in Banská Štiavnica, do not hesitate to visit the Tajch Nová baňa. In hot summers, it is possible to swim, but at your own risk.

Banský dvor

Banský dvor

Obnovený camping a reštaurácia Banský dvor na brehu nádrže Tajch je ideálnym miestom pre odstavenie karavanu, destský tábor, stanovačku aj chatovačku, ale aj pre motozraz či festival.

Lake in Komjatice

Lake in Komjatice

The lake is a fishing ground and recreational location. The water provides pleasant refreshment, relaxation and the possibility of active rest for all ages during hot summer days. In winter there are suitable conditions for skating. The surrounding area offers several opportunities for hiking and cycling.

Hotel Golden Eagle ****

Hotel Golden Eagle ****

Situated in the historical centre of Levice town and a pedestrian zone reachable within a 5-minute walk, Hotel Golden Eagle offers en-suite accommodation, a restaurant, a bar, a sun terrace, a garden, a 24-hour front desk and free wellness facilities. Free WiFi is available in all areas.

Château Topoľčianky

Château Topoľčianky

Château Topoľčianky is a wine manufacturer established in 1933 in the central part of the Danube plain in the south of the Slovak Republic.

Banský dvor

Banský dvor

Obnovený camping a reštaurácia Banský dvor na brehu nádrže Tajch je ideálnym miestom pre odstavenie karavanu, destský tábor, stanovačku aj chatovačku, ale aj pre motozraz či festival.

Business hotel Astrum Laus ****

Business hotel Astrum Laus ****

The stylish Hotel Astrum Laus is located in the centre of Levice and offers you free access to its fitness area, a restaurant serving international cuisine and free WiFi.

Hotel Golden Eagle ****

Hotel Golden Eagle ****

Situated in the historical centre of Levice town and a pedestrian zone reachable within a 5-minute walk, Hotel Golden Eagle offers en-suite accommodation, a restaurant, a bar, a sun terrace, a garden, a 24-hour front desk and free wellness facilities. Free WiFi is available in all areas.

Liečebný dom Diamant ***

Liečebný dom Diamant ***

Located in Dudince in the Banskobystrický kraj Region, 50 km from Dobogoko, LD Diamant Dudince boasts a seasonal outdoor pool and sun terrace. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar.

Banský dvor

Banský dvor

Obnovený camping a reštaurácia Banský dvor na brehu nádrže Tajch je ideálnym miestom pre odstavenie karavanu, destský tábor, stanovačku aj chatovačku, ale aj pre motozraz či festival.

Santovka Wellness

Santovka Wellness

Thermal Swimming Pool Santovka Welness with geothermal water and beneficial impacts on rheumatic deseases and cardiac - vascular system is located 14 km from Levice. There are unique massage waterfalls, the natural stone showers and  travertine baths also called the rome spa.

Kúpalisko Dudinka

Kúpalisko Dudinka

Kúpalisko Dudinka sa nachádza v blízkosti kúpeľov Dudince. Leží v oblasti s mimoriadne teplou klímou v nadmorskej výške 140 m n.m. K dispozícii sú štyri bazény (s vodnými atrakciami, rekreačný, detský a minerálny).

Liečebný dom Diamant ***

Liečebný dom Diamant ***

Located in Dudince in the Banskobystrický kraj Region, 50 km from Dobogoko, LD Diamant Dudince boasts a seasonal outdoor pool and sun terrace. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar.

Thermal Swimming Pool Podhájska

Thermal Swimming Pool Podhájska

Thermal Swimming Pool with an unique therapeutic geothermal water, with the mineral consistency similar to the Dead Sea water. There are other additional services in the area of swimming pool as massages, sauna etc. The complex is situated in the green area with sculptures made at the regularly organised art symposiums.

The Levický Castle

The Levický Castle

The Castle is the most important dominant of the town Levice. It is from the end of the 13th century. It stands on top of volcanic rock protuberance above the swamps of the Hron river. It was the sentry fort guarding the road leading to central Slovakian mining towns.

Brhlovce

Brhlovce

The complex of rock dwellings squeezed in tuff rocks situated several kilometres east of Levice, in the village BRHLOVCE, is unique in the territory of Slovakia.

Monastery – Hronský Beňadik

Monastery – Hronský Beňadik

The bulky fortified Benedictine monastery, one of the oldest and most important architectural monuments of Slovakia, stands on the rocks above the village Hronský Beňadik south of Nová Baňa.

The Memorial of the Battle with the Turks (Zlaté Moravce)

The Memorial of the Battle with the Turks (Zlaté Moravce)

In the middle of the fields near Veľké Vozokany, not far from Zlaté Moravce in the sout-west of Slovakia, a bronze lion erects from a stone pedestal. It commemorates the battle between the Turkish and the Hungarian armies in 1652.

Water mill Bohunice

Water mill Bohunice

The detached exposition of Tekovské museum in Levice – a mill settlement of former miller Pavol Turčan – lies at the Sikenica stream, appoximately 1 km from the upper (north) end of the Bohunice village.

Gallery of masks

Gallery of masks

Gallery of Masks is the first gallery in Slovakia, from the collector M.D. Clark, where you will find more than 400 masks from around the world.

Fidvár pri Vrábľoch – európsky unikát

Fidvár pri Vrábľoch – európsky unikát

Počuli ste už o lokalite Fidvár pri Vrábľoch? Jedná sa o praveké sídlisko, ktoré vzniklo tým, že ľudia niekoľko tisícročí sídlili na jednom mieste, terén upravovali, planírovali, navážali a podobne. Má rozlohu viac ako 20 hektárov a je teda väčšia ako Mykény, či maloázijská Trója!

Kohlov Hrnčiarsky dom, Brehy

Kohlov Hrnčiarsky dom, Brehy

Hrnčiarske múzeum v Kohlovom dome bolo zriadené za účelom zachovania tradície hrnčiarstva v obci Brehy, ako aj záchrany kultúrnych pamiatok remeselnícky dvor /Kohlov dom/ a hrnčiarska pec, nachádzajúcich sa v obci.

Pohronské Museum Nová Baňa

Pohronské Museum Nová Baňa

Pohronské Museum in Nová Baňa was established in 1952 as a Town Museum by the initiative of antiques collector Anton Solčiansky. The Museum documents historical development of Stredné Pohronie delimited by the territory of Žiar region. There are more than 12,000 items in its collection.

Events Around

Paci Pac a kamaráti - Zlaté Moravce

PACI PAC A KAMARÁTI Turné Paci Pac a kamaráti pokračuje jesennou časťou. Obľúbená dvojica predstaví dlhoočakávané nové CD a tak sa môžete tešiť na aktuálne pesničky s novými postavičkami, ako napríklad Superhrdina alebo Medvedík a čakať môžete aj krásne kulisy, ktoré všetkých prenesú do rozprávkového sveta.

Moc a sila hypnozy s Jakubom Kroulíkom - Levice

Hypnóza, umenie, ktoré udivuje po stáročia! Český fenomén Jakub Kroulík prichádza na Slovensko, aby exkluzívne predviedol svoje umenie vo vybraných mestách. Príjmite pozvanie na jeho interaktívnu prednášku a zažite aj vy na vlastnej koži silu hypnózy. Moderný mentalista vo viktoriánskom obleku džentlmena Jakub Kroulík Vám predvedie, ako vyzerá zmenený stav vedomia. Jedno lusknutie prstov a Vám sa naskytne nevšedný zážitok.

Burčiakove slávnosti

Festival s dlhoročnou tradíciou s pôvodným názvom Burčiakfest, na ktorom sa vystriedalo mnoho skvelých kapiel ako Richard Müller, Peter Nagy, Pavol Hamel, Sima Martausová, Adam Ďurica, Dalibor Janda, Majk Spirit, Marián Čekovský a mnoho ďalších. Burčákfest Veľké Kozmálovce býva zaraďovaný medzi top podujatia v Levickom okrese.