The historians are still trying to find out when the ancient nations laid the foundation stones of huge castles. However, we know for sure that the castle hill in Bratislava, which is now the capital, was the place of permanent settlement as soon as four thousand years ago.

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The first mining university in Central Europe in 1762 - Banská Štiavnica
The oldest relic of decorative art - Moravian Venus (made from mammoth tusks), estimated age 22 800 years
Folk architecture reseration - Vlkolínec, Brhlovce
Castles - Spišský Castle (the largest fortification system in Central Europe), Trenčiansky Castle, Oravský Castle
Churches - Spišská Kapitula
City heritage Site - Bardejov
Havránok - archeological locality from Celtic era (1st century BC)