Betliar Mansion - Roman waterfall

The expositions of SNM - BETLIAR MUSEUM are opened from May 8, 2020.
We are opening the Betliar mansion and the Andrássy Mausoleum in Krásnohorské Podhradie for visitors.

Opening hours:
Betliar Manor:
Tuesday - Sunday: 10:00 - 16:30 (last entry)
Mausoleum: Tuesday - Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00

Exposure inspections will take place under strict safety conditions.
More information:
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Region: Region Košice (Košický kraj)
District: Rožňava
City / Municipality: Betliar
Latitude: 48° 42' 19.974506229526" / 48.705548473952646
Longitude: 20° 30' 35.559514269925" / 20.509877642852757
Betliar Mansion - Roman waterfall Roman waterfall appertain to the most valuable buildings of the historical park in Betliar Castle. Large English park with an area of over 80 hectares founded aristocrat, freemason, count Leopold Andrássy at the end of 18th century. According to the list of organization ICOMOS it belongs to the most important historical gardens of the world.

Roman waterfall designed by Josef Bergmann as part of a unique water system during the second major adjustments park in the 20s of the 19th century. Waterfall in the appearance of ruins of the Roman aqueduct was built in 1823. The uniqueness of this building, besides to its look,is also fact that it is the tallest man-made waterfall in Slovakia, about 9 m high.

In the early 20th century, the swimming pool under the waterfall was enclosed by high cage and modified as menagerie, where Andrássy bred polar bears, it was the first breeding of polar bears in the world. In 2016 it was revitalized.

Roman waterfall is the part of  historical park in Betliar Mansion.

More details: 
Betliar Mansion
Betliar Mansion - opening hours

Roman waterfall is under administration of Slovak National Museum (SNM) - Betliar Museum, which seats in administrative building in the area of Betliar Mansion (municipality Betliar). Other expositions of the Betliar Museum:

Betliar Mansion
Krásna Hôrka Castle
Andrassy Mausoleum

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