The Nitra Region is one of the administrative regions of Slovakia. It was first established in 1923 and from 1996 exists in its present borders. It consists of seven districts /okresy/ and 354 municipalities, from which 15 have a town status.
Restaurants in Nitra Region
4.5 based on 165 reviews
Dominating the city in all directions from its lofty perch on a hilltop above the Old Town, one should not miss the opportunity to visit this brooding 14th century medieval castle. A steep but non-stressful climb up the cobbled path from the Old Town brings one directly to the gates of the courtyard and the imposing statue of Pope John Paul II, who visited the castle and its integrated Roman Catholic Cathedral of St. Emmeram, within, during his visit to the city. I would imagine that this design feature was to ensure the safety of the sanctuary during wartime over the centuries.
Originally built in the Gothic style, Nitra Castle is impressive in its somber beauty and the apartments and artifacts are worth the climb up Zobor hill, if only for the great views of the town and its surrounds.
4.5 based on 104 reviews
Amazing castle located along Slovakia's wine route , remembering time when Slovaks and Hungarians lived in peace here. Plenty of great portraits of dead people who mattered, old furniture from different eras , fantastic empty cellars that are always really cold!. Impressive location on a high ridge gives great view of surrounding countryside.
4.5 based on 39 reviews
I came here around midday on a Thursday in March and overall this site offers great views, but what you can currently see is a building site. The church itself is small and usually isn't accessible. This is probably worth doing if you're in Nitra for a long period of time but it's not a must visit.
5 based on 38 reviews
Just a super experience. Interpretation of story by guide, unique stories played as theatre about the history , salvation and overall superior collection of books. Good kitchen, nice staff. Nice place for all history lover. On centre of village is another museum of history with nice exposition. Worth to see it.
4.5 based on 34 reviews
4 based on 68 reviews
Mostly Hungarian-speaking population, unfortunately I have to say that there is nothing special to visit at the centre :(. But there is an old anti-Turkish fortress and part of The City wals around the town, accessible also from inside in recent years. A few swimming/sunbathing possibilities by Danube in the summer.
4 based on 24 reviews
A historical statue in the heart of Nitra just below the castle. I believ the saying goes he was 1 of the strongest men in Slovakia, and local people say the statue is holding the wall up.
He also has a local Slovakian beer Corgan named after him!!
Worth a visit while heading to the castle.
4.5 based on 20 reviews
4 based on 31 reviews
It is a pity that Komarno is still much underestimated and thus quite weakly visited by tourists. The history and the monuments of this town would definitely deserve more. Courtyard of Europe and the main Klapka square form the heart of the town with charming atmosphere. The Courtyard is formed of houses which represent different European countries. There are small caffees and shops on the courtyard, making it an ideal place for rest and meetings, but unfortunately a part of the houses are not inhabited. I personally have very nice memories of this place as in the past, before the Courtyard of Europe has been built, my grandparents used to live here. So standing there I can easily recall the flavours, colors and the nicest childhood memories. So for me it is a magical place!
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