Paying a Quick Visit to the City of Nitra, Slovakia

Paying a Quick Visit to the City of Nitra, Slovakia, Nitra, Slovakia (B)

In a country like Slovakia, you’d think being one of the oldest cities there and the first major centre of Christianity would make you a natural tourist destination. And yet the city of Nitra, which is both of those things, is a far cry from making it onto most peoples’ Slovakia itineraries. It was really by chance and convenience that I decided to visit Nitra, beginning my last Slovakia trip there.

Truthfully, I didn’t need to stop in this city in the country’s west as it’s quite close to Bratislava and Vienna. But I’m glad I did, if only because I now know that Nitra is worth visiting. This city built on seven hills may not be a massive destination, but there are enough things to do in Nitra to keep you easily entertained for a day. Visiting also helped me learn more about Slovakia and its history, which was a bit of a black hole in my understanding of the region’s history. Here’s what I found visiting Nitra, the fifth largest city in Slovakia, during my brief time there. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Paying a Quick Visit to the City of Nitra, Slovakia
Guide Location: Slovakia » Nitra
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: David Johnston
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Nitra Castle
  • St. Emmeram’s Cathedral
  • Grand Seminary
  • Svätopluk Square
  • Church of St Ladislaus
  • Nitra Synagogue
  • Nitra Calvary
  • Church of St. Michael the Archangel
  • Hotel Oko