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
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University Church of the Holy Trinity (Sv Trojice)
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Franciscan Church
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The so-called ‘Beggar’s House’
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Cathedral bell, cracked and broken after falling from the bell tower during a fire in 1966. The bell tower is dedicated to St Urban (patron saint of winemakers, hence the grapes).
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To read an earlier post on St Elizabeth’s Cathedral, on Hlavná’s long ‘square’ (it’s actually lenticular), click here.
For more information on Košice visit www.kosice2013.sk.
Click here for more images of Slovakia.
Photos © Rudolf Abraham. No unauthorized use.

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Comments

  1. Just exquisite. What’s it like to stay there?

  2. Great to see these having heard a programme on the radio about the Capital of Culture events.

  3. Can you imagine the sound a bell that size would make when it dropped off the tower?

    Very clean images, as always, Rudolf.

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