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Slovakia, Historic Town of Banska Stiavnica and the Technical Monuments in its Vicinity

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Location Town and District of Banská Štiavnica, Region of Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
Coordinates N48 27 39.996 E18 53 60
Type Cultural
Property 20,632 ha
Date of Inscription 1993

Brief Description (http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/618 )

Over the centuries, the town of Banská Štiavnica was visited by many outstanding engineers and scientists who 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.

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Calvary Mount New castle, Banská Štiavnica Trinity Square, Banská Štiavnica
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