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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Historic Town of Banská Štiavnica and the Technical Monuments in its Vicinity

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DATA

Region
Europe
Country
Slovakia 
Category
Cultural
Name
Historic Town of Banská Štiavnica and the Technical Monuments in its Vicinity
Selection Criteria (?)
(iv)(v)
Year of Registered
1993
Keyword
Monument, Registered in 1993