The lookout at Pekná vyhliadka can be found near Smokovecká kyselka spring well above Starý Smokovec. Several undemanding routes lead to it. The ascent can also be combined with a walk to a calvary, which also leads to the outlook. The lookout is equipped with a wooden, covered gazebo with seating.
The first brick chapel, which was built by the town of Spišská Kapitula in 1836. It was originally dedicated to St. Peter and Paul. Administratively it belonged to the parish of Mlynica. On June 29th on the feast of St. Peter and Paul, a big pilgrimage took place every year from the Tatra settlements to […]
The highest located calvary in Central Europe. Despite not being a traditional one, the calvary is an original artistic expression of the professional Slovak and Polish artists (2010 – 2013), symbolizing a tribute to our mountains. The calvary starts nearby the center of Starý Smokovec and the stops are along the sidewalk leading to Pekná […]
It has been said for many decades that natural springs have beneficial effects on humans. Many of them spring in the High Tatras. One such “source of health” is also found in Starý Smokovec. Smokovecká kyselka springs in a hollow, about 100 meters away from the amphitheater. Whoever it doesn’t cure, at least satiates. There […]
Traction Substation is located on the northern side of the railway line in Horný Smokovec. It was established before 1912 and today it is used as a traction substation of the Tatra Electric Railways. Since 2010, it has been declared a cultural monument. The floor plan is L-shaped and is built mostly in the Art […]
The exhibition hall of the Tatra Gallery in Poprad can be found in Vila Flóra, which some historians consider to be the oldest building in the High Tatras. There are regular art exhibitions: photography, painting with a change of theme and we will also find a sports hall of fame of the City of High […]
The museum’s year-round exposition captures the life, atmosphere and transformations of the Tatras captured by a camera lens, as well as the work of people who have been active in film and photography since 1870. In addition to the transformations of the Tatras, the exhibition also offers a look at the development of photography technology […]