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Rákoš, Church of the Holy Trinity

In the vicinity of Jelšava, an old mining village Rákoš hides a quiet church with unique Gothic paintings. The church was built on an elevated site in the northern part of the village under the slope of Železník Hill on top of which a castle of the Bubek Family was[…]

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Šivetice, Rotunda of St. Margaret of Antioch

A pleasant valley of the meandering Muráň river south of Jelšava has a significant landmark. You cannot overlook the strategically interesting hill above the village of Šivetice, on which a brick Romanesque church dedicated to St. Margaret of Antioch was built in the middle of the 13th century. Šivetice belonged[…]

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Rybník, Lutheran Church

A solitary church stands far from the village on a hill surrounded by meadows and fields lined with forests, in the middle of an old cemetery. The first mention of the village is from 1266 as Sancta Crux, the Holy Cross, which was also the dedication of the church, and[…]

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Kameňany, Lutheran Church

The church, originally dedicated to the Hungarian king St. Ladislaus, was built on the small ridge in the centre of the village in the middle of the 13th century, and it has Romanesque foundations. It is a single nave church with a semi-circular apse, an added southern tower and a[…]

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