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The geyser of Herľany

Nature Interest

The favourite destination in the environs of Košice is undoubtedly Herľany. The special attraction of this former spa is the famous geyser of Herľany.

In the 1870s, an artesian well was drilled here in pursue of another mineral water source for the expanding spa. The 404.5 m deep probe brought up a strong spring of the mineral water. Now the periodicity of emanation is about 32-34 hours. The water springs for about 20-30 minutes to the height of maximum 20 metres. The yield of one eruption is about 600 hl of water.

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As this unique natural scene occurs approximately every one and a half days, the tourist should enquire by phone at the local post office about the presumed time of its appearance.

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Slovak opal mines

Slovak opal mines

Several cooperatives seeking commercial utilization of the location emerged after 1989. Opálové bane Libanka, s.r.o. was founded in Prešov on May 19th, 2010. The company received authorization to mine opal in MS Červenica in May 2012, after which surface mining on tailings pile Viliam in October 2012 called Monika. More than 90 years after the last mining operation of the last mining renter, the French consortium Bittner-Belangenay. A permanent exhibition of Slovak Opal focusing on the history and present of the opal mines was opened in the Regional museum in Prešov. The exhibition is available to the public since 6th of June 2016. The underground of Slovak Opal Mines is open to public since July 1st 2015 through tunnel Jozef, the mine can be visited around the year. On October 11th 2016 the Industrial Property Office of Slovak Republic issued a certificate of Designations of origin for products and geographical indications for products. This certificate was registered by WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) on November 10th 2016 under the registration number 1061.

Raslavkameň

Raslavkameň

K prírodným zaujímavostiam, či neživým hračkám prírody, patria rozličné skalné útvary, ktoré sa v ľudskej fantázii prepájajú s magickými príbehmi a čarovnými schopnosťami. K takýmto miestam patrí aj Raslavkameň.

Hradová Watchtower

Hradová Watchtower

Let´s have a look at Košice from the hight! You can have an experience of a panoramic view of the town from the nearby Hradová Watchtower. It rises on the top of the hill, where a medieval castle used to be located in the past. Access is very simple indeed. You can get there by public transport and a little walking.

Pokhoi

Ak hľadáte podnik, do ktorého zapadnete v momente, keď doň vstúpite, post-punkový Pokhoi vás určite nesklame.

Botanical garden in Košice

Botanical garden in Košice

Botanical garden of University of P. J. Šafárik in Košice – the eastern metropolis – is the largest in Slovakia.

Zoological garden in Košice

Zoological garden in Košice

The Košice Zoological Garden in eastern Slovakia's largest city is, in terms of the area that it covers, one of the largest zoos in Europe.

Lom pri Skrabskom

Lom pri Skrabskom

Na samom okraji zemplínskej obce Skrabské sa nachádza dávno opustený, spodnou vodou zaplavený lom, v ktorom sa v minulosti ťažili vápenité sliene.

Alcea – Požičovňa lodí

Alcea – Požičovňa lodí

Splavte s nami zemplínske rieky Ondavu, Laborec, Topľu, Cirochu, Latoricu. Požičiame Vám kanoe s príslušenstvom a dopravíme ich na miesto štartu a z miesta cieľa. Vybrané úseky riek sú vhodné aj pre úplných začiatočníkov. Možnosť viacdenných splavov.

CAMELOT Restaurant & Café

CAMELOT Restaurant & Café

Legendami opradený hrad Camelot sa stal vzorom pre otvorenie našej reštaurácie s ojedinelou “hradnou” atmosférou. Všetko tu navodzuje doby dávno minulé, keď bolo na všetkého času viac a aj pokrmy voňali a chutili ináč.

Rosto Steak House

Rosto Steak House

Doprajte si poriadny kus kvalitného a precízne pripraveného mäsa na svetovej úrovni v štýlovom steak house priamo v centre Košíc.

Ajvega

Ajvega

Ajvega je prvá vegetariánska československá reštaurácia. Už od roku 1990 ponúka kvalitnú vegetariánsku a stravu, ktorá sí získala záujem širokej verejnosti.

Góvinda

Góvinda

Navštívte Góvindu a nechajte sa očariť vôňami exotických korení a pravou indickou kuchyňou. Keď hovoríme o indickej kuchyni, máme namysli skutočnú védsku kuchyňu a nie moderné školy indického varenia na spôsob kuracieho karí. Védska kuchyňa je tradične vegetariánska a uspokojí i tých, ktorí odmietajú aj mlieko a mliečne výrobky.

Allegro - Hotel Bristol

Hotelová reštaurácia Allegro vás pozýva ochutnať tradičnú slovenskú aj medzinárodnú kuchyňu v modernom dizajne.

Med Malina

Med Malina

Med Malina, to je poctivá stredoeurópska a zároveň tradičná ľudová kuchyňa v nádhernom vidieckom prostredí s folklórnymi prvkami.

Staromestská piváreň

Staromestská piváreň je typická česká krčmička v prekrásnom dome z 19. storočia, ktorá si vás získa pravou starosvetskou atmosférou. Tú dotvára predovšetkým veselá a komunikatívna obsluha a celodrevený interiér.

Smelly Cat

Smelly Cat

„Aj plný pohár je bez atmosféry prázdny.“ Tak znie heslo azda najkomfortnejšej a najinšpiratívnejšej košickej kaviarne.

Republika Východu

Republika Východu

Republika východu je „perša kavjáreň pre vychodňare“. Ide o vtipný koncept reštaurácie pre východniarov s jedálnym lístkom v regionálnom nárečí a s výberom jedál z abovského, spišského, gemerského, zemplínskeho a šarišského kraja, ktoré sú doplnené sviežou svetovou gastronómiou.

Bowten Guest - House ***

Bowten Guest - House ***

Offering a restaurant and a tennis court, Penzion Bowten is located in Sečovce. Free WiFi access is available. The property offers free parking.

St. Nicolaus Guest - House ***

St. Nicolaus Guest - House ***

Situated in the village of Sečovce and the Trebišov town reachable within 10 km, Penzion St. Nicolaus offers accommodation with a restaurant, a bar, an outdoor pool, a 24-hour front desk, a garden and a terrace. Free WiFi is available in all areas.

City Hotel Košice ***

City Hotel Košice ***

The new City Hotel Kosice is located close to the University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy and the D1 motorway.

Eco friendly Hotel Dália ****

Eco friendly Hotel Dália ****

Eco Friendly Hotel Dalia is situated on a quiet street in the center of Kosice, only 5 minutes walk from Main Street. The hotel offers comfortable accommodation in 37 rooms of 3 * and 4 * category, 4 conference rooms with capacity of up to 120 guests, a gourmet restaurant for 60 guests, stylish SAVOY café and convenient parking.

Hotel Yasmin ****

Hotel Yasmin ****

Situated just a few steps from the heart of the city, the Hotel Yasmin combines stylish guest rooms and suites, modern conference and wellness facilities and superb cuisine.

Hotel Rokoko ***

Hotel Rokoko ***

Hotel Rokoko is situated close to the centre of Košice.

Sport Guest - House ***

Located in the centre of Košice, Penzión Sport offers accommodation in modern rooms and free WiFi. (Source: www.booking.com)

Sport Guest - House ***

Sport Guest - House ***

Located in the centre of Košice, Penzión Sport offers accommodation in modern rooms and free WiFi. (Source: www.booking.com)

Sport Guest - House ***

Sport Guest - House ***

Each room comes with air-conditioning, a flat-screen TV and a bathroom with free toiletries. Buffet or a la carte breakfast is served on site. Guests can also enjoy a summer terrace.

Ballooning Košice

Ballooning Košice

Let balónom nad Košicami - zaručuje úplne iný pohľad na svet. Balón Vám sprostredkuje dobrodružstvo, romantiku, zážitok, vytvára priestor Vašej fantázii, a to v každom ročnom období.

Vodné športy na Hornáde

Vodné športy na Hornáde

Splavujeme.sk ponúka splavy a kurzy vhodné pre začiatočníkov, celé rodiny s deťmi, ale aj pre pokročilých vodákov. V Košiciach na Aničke prebiehajú kurzy kanoistiky a v tesnej blízkosti Košíc rafting a splavovanie Hornádu.

Ski Kavečany

Ski Kavečany

Lyžiarske stredisko Kavečany sa nachádza v regióne Gemer/Abov/Košice.

Skiresort Jahodná

Skiresort Jahodná

Vo východnej časti Slovenského Rudohoria, 15 km od Košíc sa nachádza Športovo-rekreačné stredisko Jahodná s celoročnou prevádzkou. Počas zimnej sezóny ponúka ľahké a stredne ťažké zjazdové trate.

Golf Club Red Fox Malá Ida

Golf Club Red Fox Malá Ida

Nové deväťjamkové ihrisko v Malej Ide pri Košiciach má rozlohu 30 hektárov. Ihrisko v nádhernej prírodnej scenérii charakterizujú široké ferveje, veľké gríny s variabilným rozmiestnením jamiek, pričom je spestrené vodnými plochami a ramenami potoka.

Slovak opal mines

Slovak opal mines

Beautiful opal mines in eastern Slovakia are admired in the whole world and now the mines became a valuable technical monument.

The Slanec Castle

The Slanec Castle

Slanec is the village situated in the distinctly sank part of the ridge of the Slanské vrchy Mts. with the castle hill. The ruins of an old medieval castle are on top of it. The document from 1230 mentions it as the castle, which guarded the salt stores.

Eastern Slovakia Museum

Eastern Slovakia Museum

The Eastern Slovakia Museum ranks among the oldest and most important museums in Slovakia. Its exhibitions provide visitors with an insight into the history and nature of Eastern Slovakia. The museum features a number of unique exhibits. The museum currently houses more than 500,000 objects, a selection of which is on display in five permanent thematic expositions.

Holy Trinity Church

Holy Trinity Church

The church is the most valuable Baroque object in Košice, with the most beautiful period interior. You simply cannot omit it on your walk through theHlavná street of the town.

Slovak Technical Museum

Slovak Technical Museum

This museum documents the development of science and technology in Slovakia.It is only one of its kind in our country. During its existence it has gathered more than 16,000 collections and thus it offers its visitors several valuable and interesting expositions.

The East Slovak Gallery

The East Slovak Gallery

The East Slovak Gallery was founded in 1951 as the first regional gallery in Slovakia. It is focused on documentation of fine art in East Slovakia. However, at its exhibitions it also presents works of art by artists from the whole Slovakia. Nowadays, it registers more than 6,400 pieces of art.

Wax museum

Wax museum

A unique museum, the only one in Slovakia, is situated in the very centre of the town of Košice. The museum presents personalities of the cultural and social life of the region in a historical context.

St. Elisabeth Minster

St. Elisabeth Minster

The dominant of the square and the town of Košice is the monumental Gothic St Elisabeth Minster. This building, rather isolated from the rest of the square, is the largest church of Slovakia and the easternmost situated Gothic cathedral of western type in Europe.

State Theatre Košice

State Theatre Košice

História divadelníctva v Košiciach má viac ako šesťstoročnú tradíciu. Divadelné umenie vždy zapúšťa korene tam, kde pre svoj rozkvet a vývoj nachádza vhodnú pôdu. Mesto Košice od svojho zrodu takou pôdou bolo.

Kaplnka sv. Michala v Košiciach

Kaplnka sv. Michala v Košiciach

Z popularity malej Kaplnky sv. Michala "kradne" jej majestátny "sused" Dóm sv. Alžbety. Avšak jedno jej nikto nevezme a tým je jej bohatá história a príbehy, ktoré sa skrývajú za jej stenami, v podzemných útrobách či v jej blízkom okolí.

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