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Observatory and Planetarium in Hlohovec

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Hlohovec is one of the few towns in Slovakia which have observatories (19) and one of the five towns with a planetarium. We organize field trips to the planetarium, lectures and astronomic observations of the Sun and the night sky.

The observatory offers you a chance to become familiar with telescopes, to take part in night observations and to attend lectures which will deal with a topic of your interest. The lecture hall has a seating capacity of 40 people. You can choose from a rich offer of special programmes, films, books and videos from the field of astronomy. Moreover, you can buy various astronomic materials, such as yearbooks, maps, postcards here and you can also take pleasure in a wonderful view of the town Hlohovec and its surroundings.

The planetarium, with a seating capacity of 55 people, has a cupola on which you can watch the artificial sky, the Sun, the Moon, planets, the stars as well as the Milky Way in different seasons and various geographical latitudes, from the North to the South Pole. In the entrance hall, you can see the astronomic exhibition.

Take a chance to make astronomical observations and become familiar with the second biggest telescope in Slovakia.

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Operation Times

The date of a field trip must be arranged in advance. From May to December it is necessary to arrange the trip 14 days beforehand because a lot of groups are interested to visit our planetarium. Individual visitors have two days available; these days can be found on our website as well.

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Places Around

Municipal Cultural Center of Piestany

Municipal Cultural Center of Piestany

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Remix Music Club Coffe & Bar

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Sĺňava

Sĺňava

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Cultural and Social Center Fontána

Cultural and Social Center Fontána

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House of Arts Piestany

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Bandstand

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The underground

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Penzión Patriot ***

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Hotel Spectrum ***

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Hotel Dream ***

Hotel Dream ***

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Penzión Patriot ***

Penzión Patriot ***

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Hotel Empire ****

Hotel Empire ****

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Hotel Premier ***

Hotel Premier ***

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La Pension ***

La Pension ***

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IMPIQ Hotel ****

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Holiday Inn Trnava ****

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Hotel Barbakan ****

Hotel Barbakan ****

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Hotel Max Plaza

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Lanové centrum Trnava

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Thermal swimming pool Eva

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Western Slovakia Museum in Trnava

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Cathedral of St John the Baptist – Trnava

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Ján Palárik Theatre

Ján Palárik Theatre

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Ján Koniarek Gallery in Trnava

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Town fortifications of Trnava

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Events Around

IN CASTLE 2019 - WHITESNAKE (UK)

Hudobné podujatia v Seredi IN CASTLE pokračujú aj v roku 2019. Legendárna rock'n'rollová kapela WHITESNAKE zavíta na Slovensko 5. júla 2019. Skupina založená spevákom skupiny Deep Purple Davidom Coverdalom v týchto dňoch na svojej stránke zverejňuje prvé dátumy koncertov budúcoročného „Flesh & Blood“ turné.