5 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 5 sights are available in Žilina, Slovakia.

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1. Žilinský hrad

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Žilina Castle 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 Trenčiansky. However, the castle can also be older. The last time the castle was mentioned in writing was in 1457, it disappeared in the 15th century. Historian Richard Marsina claims that the then owners of Žilina Detrikovci began to build Žilina Castle after 1270, in order to fortify and protect 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. Barbary

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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 Convention of St. Peter. Martina de Porres in Žilina of the 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, on November 05, 1963, it was entered under the numbers 1394/1 and 1394/2 in the central list of the monuments fund.

Wikipedia: Kostol svätej Barbory (Žilina) (SK)

3. Rosenfeldov palác

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

Wikipedia: Rosenfeldov palác (SK)

4. Mestské divadlo

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The Žilina City Theatre is a city theatre body 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. 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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