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Attraction highlighting:  the Singing fountain
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Košice – is the metropolis of Eastern Slovakia and the second largest town of the Slovak Republic.

The town has a rich and famous past, which left jewels of architecture. After extensive reconstruction work the historic downtown, which is the largest urban monument reserve on Slovakia, has become the object of pride not only for Košičans but for all of Slovakia.

To the recreational area belong the park at the Immaculata and the park of the Singing fountain - both popular places for inhabitants and visitors alike. Especially the later takes pride in its uniqueness.

Places of Interest
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Cathedral of St. Elisabeth

The Singing fountain and the chimes are a real attraction: The fountain as able simultaneously to react to its own music, to the sound of the chimes and to the music transmitted from the nearby theatre. This musical play makes a stay in the park truly rewarding and also accompanies a walk around the Urban tower, the cathedral St. Elisabeth - with the chapel St. Michael - and the streets around the Golden Cross in downtown.

Košice is distinguished by exciting cultural, social and sports events. Among the most important events are the Košice Spring of Music, the promenade concerts during the Košice Summer of Culture, the Festival of Sacred Music, the international contest of water-ski, the International Peace Marathon, wine festivals and others.

 Besides these events there are cultural experiences offered by four theatres, museums, art galleries, cinemas and cultural-social centers during all year round. Among the most important social events belongs without doubt the celebration Day of Košice, which has become a tradition and receives also attention from abroad: On the 7th May 1369 Košice received as the first town in Europe the deed with the coat-of-arms.

The Košičans consider it an honour to contribute to the celebrations during theanual commemoration. May has become the month to present the most interesting events in the life of enterprises, institutionsand associations. At the end of the year, the wonderful decoration of the town during the Košice Christmas has become already a legend: there is a Christmas market at the main road with an almost three weeks lasting cultural program, creating a fantastic Christmas atmosphere!


The rich cultural, social and sports life and the famous hospitality, the religious and ethnic tolerance of the Košičans receive from visitors positive response. The city has become a favourite destination for statesmen, diplomates and other important persons, their names are immortalized on the pavement of the historic downtown.

Košice is said to be the most beautiful town of Slovakia. Come, and find out for yourself!
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