World Heritage Sites in Slovakia

The historic town of Banska Stiavnica

(48.433 N 18.856 E)

Vlkolinec Reservation of Folk Architecture

(49.07 N 19.25 E)

lkolinec Vlkolinec is a village with two rows of houses with long court yards, currently with 32 permanent residents. It is in the jurisdiction of the town of Ruzomberok.

Spissky Hrad and the cultural monuments in its environs

(48.999 N 20.769 E)

Caves of the Aggtelek and Slovak Karst

(48.42-48.67 N 20.25-21.00 E)

Bardejov Town Conservation Reserve

(49.28 N 21.27 E)

Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and other Regions of Europe

multiple locations)

Joint listing with Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, France, Germany, Italy, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, and Ukraine. These are the largest remaining virgin forests of the European beech (Fagus sylvatica). They also hold the largest and tallest beech specimens in the world. This site originally consisted of ten separate components along an 185 km axis from the Rakhiv Mountains and the Chornohirskyi Range in the Ukraine, west along the Polonynian Ridge, to the Bukovske Vrchy and Vihorlat Mountains in Slovakia. The listing was extended in 2011 to include 5 Ancient Beech forests in Germany, further extended in 2017 to include more forests in 10 countries, and further extended in 2021.

Wooden Churches of the Slovak part of Carpathian Mountain Area

(multiple locations)

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Last updated: September 18, 2023