Urban tourism

Liptovský Mikuláš

The historical city centre

Walk through the historical centre, which is a monument zone.

Walks have their charm not only on a white day, when you can combine them with a visit to museums and galleries, but also in the evening when the historic landmarks are illuminated. In order not to miss any interesting information about Liptovský Mikuláš, visit the INFORMATION CENTRE, which is located at the entrance of the historical centre. It will also provide you with useful promotional materials or local souvenirs.

Historical compass

Get to know the history of Liptovský Mikuláš and important personalities who contributed to its development. The tour will give you a glimpse into the city’s past.

Slovak Museum of Nature Protection and Speleology

Experience nature differently.

Have you ever been to a bear den? Or have you crawled through the cave? And do you know which beetle is the largest in Slovakia? You won’t even know how much information about nature will stick in your memory in the Slovak Museum of Nature Protection and Speleology, which belongs to the absolute top ones in Slovakia. In addition, the museum has an observatory tower, a garden with a pond and a children’s playground.

Janko Kráľ Museum

Let´s walk in Jánošík’s footsteps.

An online tour will show you the way, where you will learn not only interesting facts about the legendary bandit captain Jánošík, but also the time when he lived. Do not miss Jánošík’s torture chamber and the courtroom in the first chair house (now the Janko Kráľ Museum), where presumably the death penalty was imposed on a young 25-year-old Jánošík in March 1713.

Liptov Gallery of P. M. Bohúň

See the best of Slovak fine art.

Paintings, icons and sculptures from the 15th to 19th century, top works of Slovak artists from the 19th to 20th century, but also contemporaries. Interesting exhibitions and perfect portraits of P. M. Bohúň in the gallery of the same name, which is the third oldest in Slovakia. You can end the experience of meeting art in the large gallery garden with benches signed by the artists.

Jewish synagogue

Let yourself be enchanted by one of the largest and most stylish synagogues in Slovakia.

Its Art Nouveau interior is dominated by blue-gold stucco decoration and a dome with beautiful stained glass. However, the synagogue (open all year round on request) is not the only sacral monument that is open for sightseeing. In July and August you can also visit the St. Nikolas Church, the Church of St. Peter of Alcantara or the Evangelical Church. Their atmosphere on Tuesdays and Thursdays is enhanced by summer organ half-hour concerts.

Illusion Gallery

Enter the trick-art and game of optical illusions and mirrors

Nothing is as it seems at first sight. You will just be amazed in the Ilusion Gallery! You must experience it and document it in photos.

Forest park Háj-Nicovô

Breathe in the Tatra nature with unbeatable views.

It is definitely worth stepping on the top of Háj – Nicovô hill, as it is considered one of the most beautiful viewing points in Liptov. The fascinating panorama of the nearby Tatras, the surface of the Liptovská Mara reservoir and the town of Liptovský Mikuláš will be in front of you. At the same time, there is the reverential area of ​​World War II. You can reach the top of Háj by the walking trail Nature and Landscape around us or by the asphalt General P. Kuna Road, which is also accessible for cars. Athletes will certainly appreciate the running routes of olympians Petra Vlhová and Michal Martikán who  come from Liptovský Mikuláš.

Bicycle path

Safely on the bike path along the banks of the river Váh.

Go 6.5 kilometers by bike, in-line skates or scooter. Relax in three bike shelters and on benches, use the children’s and workout playgrounds or skate park. The cycle path copies the Váh dam, which is popular with recreational runners and its natural environment is also attractive for peaceful walks.

Ondrej Cibák water slalom area

Do sports as olympians.

Do you dare to cross the same tracks as the famous water slalom racers Jakub Grigar, Michal Martikán and other sportsmen from Liptovský Mikuláš who belong to the world’s top ones? Of course you can do it under the supervision of experienced instructors from the sports agency. Are you more attracted to wakeboarding or wakeskating? Then head for the Ondrej Cibák Water Slalom Site , which is mainly a place of training and top competitions in this sport.

Find out the taste of Liptovský Mikuláš cuisine.

You can taste traditional Liptov cuisine, international specialities, as well as great homemade cakes and fresh roasted coffee.

In Arch caffe, try masterful sweet works of art made by a Michelin star confectioner.

Fair food from local suppliers, fresh bread from our own bakery and fragrant gourmet coffee in the Moment cafe and baker´s.

In the Liptovská izba restaurant, traditional bryndza dumplings and pies, as well as a speciality – potato-filled Liptovské droby, which has been awarded the title Protected Geographical Label.

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