The fifth largest city in Slovakia (after Bratislava, Kosice, Presov and Zilina), located at the southern gate of the Low Tatras National Park. In its historical center, dating from the 15th century, restored Banska Bystrica Town Castle.
The main view of the Banská Bystrica Town Castle from the side of the historic town square.
Banska Banská Town Castle from the side of the castle restaurant.
The barbican of the Banská Bystrica Town Castle.
The relatively massive clock tower of the Banská Bystrica Town Castle.
Oil painting on canvas: “View from the Hausberg on the Fortress Sonnenstein in Pirna (1754/55)” by Bernardo Bellotto, called Canaletto. Photo taken in January 2023 in the Old Masters Picture Gallery (Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister) of the Dresden Zwinger, published with the kind permission of the press department of the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden.