The Courtyard of Europe is the name for the unique architectural work of the architects from the Atelier Europe in Komárno. The buildings in the new square with a surface of 6,500 m2 are stylistically designed and they represent historical architecture typical for particular parts of Europe.
The historical centre of Komárno, a town situated in the south of Slovakia, on the bank of the river Danube, and the Courtyard of Europe are linked by entrance gates: the gate of St. Stephen, the gate of Belo IV, and the gate of Mary Theresa.
The gate of Mathew I. opens from the side of the inner park of the Zichy Palace. Mathew I was the best-known king in our history, who was closely emotionally connected with the town of Komárno. This gate is one of the landmarks of the Courtyard. With its shape and colours, it reminds the buildings built during the reign of Mathew I.
In the middle of the square stands a functional copy of the original well which used to stand in the main square, in front of the Town Hall until 1878.
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Are you looking for a suitable place to relax in the summer and cool off on hot days? In that case, be sure to visit Lake Okoč, which is known for its pebble beach and clear water. The lake is open to the public free of charge.
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Located in the historic centre of Komárno, 500 m from the Danube and the thermal spa, Hubert Varga offers a traditional Slovak restaurant decorated with hunting trophies. Free WiFi is available.
Featuring a charming courtyard and a restaurant with local cuisine, the Banderium Hotel can be found in the very heart of Komarno. Free Wi-Fi and free parking are available.
The town of Komárno, which lies on the banks of the Danube on the border with Hungary, and its surroundings are full of historic monuments and attractions. The Komárno Thermal Swimming-pool lies in the centre of the town and is packed full of water attractions and opportunities for having fun and relaxing.
A relaxing experience is what you will find at Patince’s wellness hotel and pools. The thermal water found at the southernmost community in Slovakia acts upon the entire body.
Although The Danube Region is not one of the large regions, it offers a number of thermal springs to its residents and tourists. Here we can find a trio of recreational swimming pools with interesting and healing thermal springs. Swimming pools in Komárno, Štúrovo and Wellness and Summer Thermal Spa Patince all help people improve their health.
Kúpalisko THERMAL CORVINUS vo Veľkom Mederi na Slovensku, vzdialené 65 km od Bratislavy, sa nachádza na okraji mesta pri krásnom 100 hektárovom lesoparku.
Permanent expositions: The main museum building, Komárno - History of Komárno and its surroundings from the prehistory to 1849 Museum and library building - museum`s picture gallery (18th - early 20th cent.) Zichy Palace, Komárno - Komárno 1849-1945, Prominent persons born in the town: Mór Jókai and Franz Lehár Bastion VI., Komárno - Roman Lapidarium A peasant house in Martovce - Exposition of folk architecture and housing
The Fortress of Komárno, in the south of Slovakia, is the largest and the most important memorial of this kind in Slovakia. With its size and the degree of preservation it is unique in Europe. As a matter of fact there have been efforts to enlist it into the heritage of the UNESCO.
It was the Romans who built at Iža the first fort on the left bank of the Danube. Celemantia is the largest and most fabled reminder of Roman times in Slovakia.
The town Hurbanovo is notorious not only for the locally produced beer Zlatý bažant, but above all for the oldest Slovak observatory, history of which initiated in 1871.
A valuable technical monument – the steam repumping station exists between the communes Patince and Virt, not far away from the mouth of the river Stará Žitava in the south of Slovakia close to the Slovak-Hungarian frontier.
The wooden bridge in Kolárovo is the longest bridge built all from wood in Europe.
The boat mill in Kolárovo in the south-west of Slovakia is the last existing specimen of the floating mill and the only boat mill in Slovakia. The mill houses the Boat Miller's Museum.