Tower of the Church of the Holy Spirit
Eastern Hungarian Kingdom around 1550, including Košice shown as 'Kassa'
"Cage of Shame", punishment cage outside the old Town Hall
Part of the Ottoman Empire in 1683, including the Principality of Upper Hungary, based around Košice shown as 'Kassa'
Levoča from Mariánska hora
"Cassovia: Superioris Hungariae Civitas Primaria", the prospect from Civitates orbis terrarum. Cassovia (Slovak: Košice, German: Kaschau, Hungarian: Kassa), the "capital" of Upper Hungary in 1617.
Levoča - Town hall from above
The military base in Košice at the end of the 18th century
Levoča main square
National Theater built in 1899
The Large Provincial House
Main Street – 1902
Levoča main square
Hlavná ulica (Main Street) in historic downtown
Sculptures from Master Paul's altar in St. James
Statue of Košice's coat of arms, the first municipal coat of arms in Europe
The Košice Gate
Aupark Shopping Centre
Doorway of the New Minorite Cloisters
St. Elisabeth Cathedral in Košice is Slovakia's largest church
Divizia – seat of the Košice Self-Governing Region
The seat of the Slovak Constitutional Court
Košice International Airport
Steel Aréna
The Tree of Partnership on Hlavná Street

Since the beginning of the 15th century, the city played a leading role in the Pentapolitana – the league of towns of five most important cities in Upper Hungary (Bardejov, Levoča, Košice, Prešov, and Sabinov).

- Košice

Poprad is 25 km away to the west, Prešov 50 km to the east, Košice 90 km to the southeast and Bratislava 370 km to the southwest.

- Levoča

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Landlocked country in Central Europe.

Landlocked country in Central Europe.

A Venus from Moravany nad Váhom, which dates back to 22,800 BC
Left: a Celtic Biatec coin
Right: five Slovak crowns
A Roman inscription at the castle hill of Trenčín (178–179 AD)
A statue of Saint Cyril and Saint Methodius in Žilina. In 863, they introduced Christianity to what is now Slovakia.
Scire vos volumus, a letter written in 879 by Pope John VIII to Svatopluk I
Certain and disputed borders of Great Moravia under Svatopluk I (according to modern historians)
Stephen I, King of Hungary
One of the commanders of a Slovak volunteers' army captain Ján Francisci-Rimavský during the fight for independence from the Kingdom of Hungary
Czechoslovak declaration of independence by Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk in the United States, 1918.
Adolf Hitler greeting Jozef Tiso, president of the (First) Slovak Republic, a client state of Nazi Germany during World War II, 1941.
Troops of Slovak anti-Nazi resistance movement in 1944.
The Velvet Revolution ended 41 years of authoritarian Communist rule in Czechoslovakia in 1989.
Slovakia became a member of the European Union in 2004 and signed the Lisbon Treaty in 2007.
A topographical map of Slovakia
Slovak Paradise National Park
Domica Cave
Belá River
Rupicapra rupicapra tatrica in the Tatra Mountains
Former Slovak Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini with former U.S. President Donald Trump in the White House, 2019
Embassy of Japan in Bratislava
Bratislava, capital and largest city of Slovakia
National Bank of Slovakia in Bratislava
High-rise buildings in Bratislava's new business district
Slovakia is part of the Schengen Area, the EU single market, and since 2009, the Eurozone (dark blue)
High-rise buildings in Bratislava's business districts
ESET headquarters in Bratislava
A proportional representation of Slovakia's exports, 2019
Nuclear Power Plant Mochovce
Bojnice Castle
The centre of Bardejov – a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Cable cars at Jasná in the Tatra Mountains.
Spiš Castle
Population density in Slovakia. The two biggest cities are clearly visible, Bratislava in the far west and Košice in the east.
The Slovak alphabet has 46 characters, of which 3 are digraphs and 18 contain diacritics.
Comenius University headquarters in Bratislava
Wooden folk architecture can be seen in the well-preserved village of Vlkolínec, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Slovaks wearing folk costumes from Eastern Slovakia
Main altar in the Basilica of St. James, crafted by Master Paul of Levoča, 1517. It is the tallest wooden altar in the world.
Ľudovít Štúr, the creator of standard Slovak
Halušky with bryndza cheese, kapustnica soup and Zlatý Bažant dark beer—examples of Slovak cuisine
The Slovak national ice hockey team celebrating a victory against Sweden at the 2010 Winter Olympics
Football stadium Tehelné pole in Bratislava. Football is the most popular sport in Slovakia.

The capital and largest city is Bratislava, while the second largest city is Košice.

Large historical centres can be found in Bratislava, Trenčín, Košice, Banská Štiavnica, Levoča, and Trnava.


City in Eastern Slovakia.

City in Eastern Slovakia.

Torysa riverbank in Prešov
The historic center with the tower of the Co-Cathedral of St. Nicholas. The background building is the University Hospital
Historic town houses
Statue of Pope John Paul II
The 49° latitude is marked by a monument.
Prešov, named here as 'Eperjes', shown close to the border with Transylvania in 1606
A 17th-century siege of Prešov, named here as 'Eperies'
Map of Sáros county showing Prešov, named here as 'Eperjes'
Town hall
Military headquarters
Neptune Fountain on Hlavná ulica (the Main Street) in Prešov
Memorial - Prešovská Sloboda (Prešov Freedom)
The Co-Cathedral of St. Nicholas in Prešov
Greek Catholic Archbishop's and Metropolitan Office and Cathedral on Hlavná (Main Street)
Alexander Dukhnovych Theater
Jonas Záborský Theater
The historic building of the Jonáš Záborský Theater
Black Eagle Culture and Recreation Park (Park kultúry a oddychu Čierny orol)
Exterior gallery on Okružná street
Bosák's house
Historic houses and St. Nicolaus Church
Church of St. Joseph (Franciscan)
Orthodox synagogue on Okružná street
Floriánova street
The area of Šariš Castle in winter
Cemjata Lesopark - Fermented water (Kvašná voda)
Borkút lesopark
Construction of the southwestern bypass of Prešov
The inner bypass of Prešov, the so-called Waterfront communication
One of the newest types of trolleybuses in Prešov - Trolleybus Škoda 30Tr SOR
Trolleybus Škoda 31Tr SOR
Low-floor trolleybuses have been running in Prešov since 2006. The Škoda 24Tr on Hlavná Street on line 1 goes on the oldest section of the track to the town of Solivar
Prešov railway station
Prešov bus station
International cycle route EuroVelo 11
Bicycle bridge under Šariš Castle
Faculty of Arts, University of Prešov in Prešov
Christmas congratulation from Prešov
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Cathedral of St. Nicholas
Historical building of the college
Renaissance House Sigismund Rákóczi
Late Gothic Caraffa prison
Blacksmith bastion
Orthodox Cathedral of St. Prince A. Nevsky
Statue of St. Rochus
Main Street
Bishop's Palace Greek Catholic Church
Slovak street
Remnants of city walls
Franciscan Church of St. Joseph
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The nearby city of Košice was chosen.

1412 (the 80s of the 15th century) – Prešov belongs to Pentapolitana (community of 5 royal cities - Prešov, Košice, Bardejov, Levoča, Sabinov)