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The Tatra Mountains, part of the Carpathian mountain chain in eastern Europe, create a natural border between Slovakia and Poland. Both Slovak and Polish sides are protected as national parkland and are popular destinations for winter and summer sports. The Tatras are home to wildlife including the Tatra chamois, marmot, lynx and bears. Slovakia has the highest mountain in the range: 2,655m Gerlach Peak.
Poloniny National Park is a national park in northeastern Slovakia at the Polish and Ukrainian borders, in the Bukovské vrchy mountain range, which belongs to the Eastern Carpathians. It was created on 1 October 1997 with a protected area of 298.05 km² and a buffer zone of 109.73 km².
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The village of Kendice lies in the northern part of the Košice basin in the valley of Torysa river. It is 9 km from the of Presov wich is capital city of region. The population is predominant for Christian religion. Thanks to their initiative and admission, a pilgrimage site was built on the hill above the village, which is often visited by tourists thanks to the shelter and the focal point. There is a hiking trail leading to the slope of Slanské Vrchy, starting at the place called Borkúť (near Prešov) and passing by the place named Furča, where there is a monument to rebellion of people ( 1831 ).
The village of Lačnov in the Prešov district is unique in its cadastre. GRAVITY ANOMALIA, which attracts more and more tourists and curious people from around the world. In fact, it is the “simple” way in the country (near the Cave of the Bad Hole), where you will experience a fascinating theater. The stream is flowing UP to the hill. If you walk down the road with the feeling that you are going down the hill and your object falls from your hand, your big surprise will start when fallen object will roll UP to the hill. The car with the engine switched off will start to rolling UP to the hill. But this mystery has a simple explanation. It is an eye illusion. The curved horizon, the oddly built landscape, and the unusual slant growth of the trees make false illusion the hill that appears to rise, actually fall. The surrounding of this anomaly offers a view of beautiful nature. It is a convenient place to relax in the heart of the mushrooming region and there are many other attractions nearby.
Popradské pleso is a lake in the Mengusovska valley in front of the mouth of the Zlomiště under the slopes of Ostrva and Kôčky. It has an area of 6.88 ha, a depth of 17 meters and is located at 1,494.3 meters above sea level. m. There are two cottages at the ball. Popradské pleso is its fourth largest lake.
Velky Rozsutec is the most significant mountain located in the Krivan part of Mala Fatra in Slovakia. Characteristic are limestone walls and parallel bars forming the summit pyramid. The peak is at 1610 m. It is considered one of the most beautiful mountains in Slovakia. Velký Rozsutec has become a symbol of mountains and is also found in the logo of the Malá Fatra National Park. In the past it was said that gold is located around the summit. There are also legends about the hidden Treasure of Janosik.
In the cadastres of the villages of Zámutov and Rudlov there is a nature reserve Zámutovské skaly. The cliffs of Zámutov are one of the most important natural creations in the Slánske vrchy. Slanske vrchy, which is separated from each other by the Čaklovec brook, is situated on the Jasaeňov ridge and Čulkov ridge. The 10-meter-high perpendicular rock walls complete the insulated turrets.