Banská Štiavnica (1993)

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Slovakia 1995. Banska Stiavnica

Czechoslovakia 1957. Banska Stiavnica.

Over the centuries, the town of Banska Stiavnica was visited by many outstanding engineers and scientists, many of whom contributed to its fame. The old medieval mining centre grew into a town with Renaissance palaces, 16th-century churches, elegant squares and castles. The urban centre blends into the surrounding landscape, which contains vital relics of the mining and metallurgical activities of the past. 
  • Slovakia 1995. Banska Stiavnica. 
  • Czechoslovakia 1957. Idem. 

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