Kosice – the potter

Potter Igor Macák working in his shop on Hrnčiarska ulica. Košice, European Capital of Culture 2013, Slovakia D700 + 14-24/2.8 Click here for more images of Slovakia. Photos © Rudolf Abraham. No unauthorized use.

Hlavna, Kosice

More images from the city of Košice in eastern Slovakia, which will this weekend officially become European Capital of Culture 2013 (a title it shares with Marseilles in France). All of the following were taken on Hlavná, the city’s pedestrianized main street, which runs through the centre of the old town. East Slovak Museum University …

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The Town Hall, which dates from the Renaissance, and the Basilica of St Egidious (Bazilika Sv Egidia) in the historic centre of Bardejov, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Slovakia Stone basins for measuring one bushel of grain (dated 1519), on one side of the Town Hall View of the Town Hall and central square from …

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Wooden church at Hervartov, Slovakia

Wooden church at Hervartov (Roman Catholic, dedicated to St Francis), near Bardejov, northeast Slovakia. It was built around the end of the 15th century, and (along with several other wooden churches, both Roman Catholic and Greek Catholic, dotted around the the Polish and Ukrainian borders in this part of Slovakia) is a UNESCO World Heritage …

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St Elizabeth’s Cathedral, Kosice

St Elizabeth’s Cathedral (Dóm Sv Alžbety), Košice, eastern Slovakia. Built from the late 14th to early 16th century, with further work and restoration during the 18th and 19th century, it is the largest cathedral in Slovakia and one of the easternmost Gothic cathedrals in Europe. It is a beautiful building, with extensive sculpture on the …

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