Kosice is the second largest city in Slovakia. It is a very important city in Slovakia’s economy and has a great economic power with successful industrialization. It became a Slovak territory in 1993 and became the European Capital of Culture in 2013. Since it was a territory of Hungary until 1993, it is a town where Hungarian culture remains very strong. It is not a capital city, so it is a little-known city, but it has many tourist attractions.
- Sightseeing spot 1 : Dom svatej Alzbety
- Sightseeing spot 2 : Slovak Paradise National Park
- Sightseeing spot 3 : Spissky Castle
- Sightseeing spot 4 : Kaplnka Svateho Michala
- Sightseeing spot 5 : Immaculata
- Sightseeing spot 6 : The Singing Fountain
- Sightseeing spot 7 : Dobsinska Ice Cave
- Sightseeing spot 8 : Jakabov Palac
Kosice is a town located in the eastern part of Slovakia.
Kosice was recognized as a Hungarian city in 1290. The city was originally a trading hub in Central Europe and was therefore very economically prosperous. It became the territory of Czechoslovakia in World War I, but was incorporated into Hungary in 1938. But again in 1993 the city became a territory of Slovakia.
Kosice is very warm and comfortable in the summer. However, it is very cold in winter and there is a lot of snowfall. Temperatures range from -5 ° C to 25 ° C throughout the year.
In Slovakia, the Slovak language is used. Kosice is also often used in Hungarian.
Kosice is a very safe city. It is a city that is rarely attacked even if you go out at night.
Slovaks make up 85% of Slovaks. Others are inhabited by Magyar, Roma and Czech.
Kosice is a famous industrial city in Eastern Europe. There is a steel complex, and industries such as textiles, cement, printing, and food processing are thriving. It is also the center of Slovak industry.
Catholics make up 60% of Slovakia. Others are Protestant and Greek Orthodox Christians.
The euro is used in Slovakia.
Sightseeing spot 1 : Dom svatej Alzbety
A symbol of Kosice. St. Elisabeth’s Cathedral was once used as a central figure in Kosice when it was developing as a religious city. It will be lit up at night.
Sightseeing spot 2 : Slovak Paradise National Park
It is crowded with locals and Kosice tourists who enjoy outdoor activities. It is very popular in places where you can go trekking, hiking, camping, etc.
Sightseeing spot 3 : Spissky Castle
It was built in the 12th century where the Slavic castle was. It is one of Slovakia’s leading tourist attractions and has been designated as a World Heritage Site. You can take very beautiful pictures when the weather is nice.
Sightseeing spot 4 : Kaplnka Svateho Michala
It is a Gothic building and is a large church. It is a chapel built in the 14th century, and the basement is still used as a graveyard. The building was once on fire but has been restored.
Sightseeing spot 5 : Immaculata
Located in the center of Kosice, this monument is a very distinctive building. There are fountains and shops nearby, so you can spend a relaxing time watching this monument.
Sightseeing spot 6 : The Singing Fountain
You can relax and watch the fountain while playing classical music. It’s a beautiful place with a nice atmosphere, and it’s lit up at night, making it very beautiful.
Sightseeing spot 7 : Dobsinska Ice Cave
A cave registered as a World Heritage Site. It is a tourist attraction near Slovakia Kosice, which is famous in the world as an ice cave. It is a place where the ice that was formed tens of thousands of years ago still remains.
Sightseeing spot 8 : Jakabov Palac
The building was built in Gothic style and has a unique appearance. It is also popular with tourists as a photography point.
Kosice has plenty of accommodation. Kosice International Airport is nearby. Tickets and accommodations can be booked from the link below. It also supports other languages.