6 Sights in Žilina, Slovakia (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Žilina, Slovakia. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Žilina, Slovakia.

Sightseeing Tours in Žilina

1. Žilinský hrad

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Žilina or Žilina Castle is an extinct castle in Žilina, the remains of which were found only in 2008. The first preserved written mention of the castle is from 1318, when the castle was owned by Matúš Čák Trenčianský. However, the castle may also be older. The last time the castle was mentioned in writing was in 1457, it ceased to exist in the 15th century. Historian Richard Marsina claims that the then owners of Žilina, the Detrik family, began to build Žilina Castle after 1270 for fortification and protection against attacks. However, the history of the castle is not unambiguous and there are many hypotheses about its history and significance.

Wikipedia: Žilina (hrad) (SK)

2. Kostol sv. Barbory

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Church of St. Barbory, also known as the Franciscan Church, is a Roman Catholic church in Žilina. At present, together with the adjacent monastery building, it is owned by the Order of Friars Minor Franciscans, but it is administered by the Convent of St. Francis. Martina de Porres in Žilina Order of Preachers (Dominicans). In terms of architecture, it is one of the important Baroque buildings in Žilina. Together with the adjacent building of the Convention, it was entered on the central list of monuments stock on 05 November 1963 under numbers 1394/1 and 1394/2.

Wikipedia: Kostol svätej Barbory (Žilina) (SK)

3. Rosenfeldov palác

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Rosenfeld Palace is a building in Žilina at 28 Hurban Street. It was built in the Art Nouveau style in 1907 according to the Žilina architect Mikuláš Rauter. In architecture, it resembles Vienna's Belvedere and is considered the most beautiful building in the city. Since 2009 it has been a national cultural monument.

Wikipedia: Rosenfeldov palác (SK), Website, Facebook, Instagram

4. Mestské divadlo

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The Žilina Town Theatre is a municipal theatre company financed without the support of state subsidies. As a contributory organization of the respective city, it belongs to the so-called group of self-governing theatres established by self-government bodies, higher territorial units or city councils.

Wikipedia: Mestské divadlo Žilina (SK)

5. Považské múzeum

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The Považie Museum in Žilina is a regional museum based in Budatín. Its expositions focus on the history of Slovak art, culture and transport. The museum focuses on documenting the history of Slovak tinkering at home and abroad. It acts as a regional facility of northwestern Slovakia.

Wikipedia: Považské múzeum v Žiline (SK)

6. Katedrála Najsvätejšej Trojice

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The Church of the Holy Trinity, since February 2008 Holy Trinity Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church in Žilina, Slovakia. It is one of the town's most significant monuments. Together with the Burian's Tower it creates the typical skyline of the town.

Wikipedia: Holy Trinity Cathedral, Žilina (EN)


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