What is the most interesting in Košice? top things to do ?
What are the best places in Košice? Best sightseeing in Košice? Or what shall I do ?
Of course everyone may have different taste what people like.
Here you are my tips for top 10 best activities in Košice, and you may choose those you like the most.
Košice is smaller city (approx 240.000 people). However it is already big enough to have a great atmosphere. Many people say it has the best atmosphere from the cities in Slovakia, and that it is very beautifull place to visit. once you visit this city, we reccomend to include in your top activities visiting:
1. St. Elizabeth Cathedral
2. Singing fountain
3. State Theater
4. Urban Tower
5. Immaculata Plague Pillar
6. St. Michael Chapel
7. Jacob's Palace and other Palaces
8. Miklus prison
9. Coat of arms of Košice
10. Church of the Holy Trinity
Apart from Jacob's palace, there are many palaces in Kosice, all of them are owrth to see, and most probably you will see them during the walk on mani street.
- Jacob's palace
- Csáky Palace
- Dessewffy's Palace (former constitutional Court of Slovakia).
- Andrássy's Palace, currently there is the most famous patisserie in Kosice calles AIDA.
- Captain's Palace. currently Sloval Technical Museum
- Arcibiskupský Palace
- Hadik – Barkóczy's Palace - opposite theater , there is a bookshop today and some departments of Science Library.
- Forgáčovom Palace there is Science Library today
Here are few photographs from Kosice.
The Immaculata (Plague pillar) is a Baroque plague column in Kosice in Slovakia. It was built in 18th century to victims pf plague that hit the city early 18th century. At the top of it there is a statue Virgin Mary which protects the city of Kosice from suffering.
Crow is symbol of Kosice. This crow in on post box in historical center of the city.
Crow in slovak language is "vrana" and people of Kosice are also called "vraňare"
Mass in St. Elizabeth Cathedral. The is the biggest temple of worship in Slovakia. It houses the fascinating Altar of St. Elisabeth, a rare gothic double spiral staircase – one of just five of its kind in Europe.
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