City / Municipality: Banská Štiavnica, District: Banská Štiavnica
Region: Region Banska Bystrica (Banskobystrický kraj)
Tourist location: Pohronie - Lower Pohronie (Dolné Pohronie), Tekov
Mountains: Štiavnica Mountains (Štiavnické vrchy)
Bethlehem in Banska Štiavnica – is ranked among the largest wooden Bethlehems in Slovakia. Shows the evolution, history, and traditions of one of the most beautiful towns in Slovakia - Banska Stiavnica in wood-carving form.
The author of Bethlehem in Banska Štiavnica is Ing. Arch. Peter Chovan (born 1969), a native of a small village near Banská Štiavnica - Dekýš. The current dimensions of bethlehem are approx.: length 21 m, width: 2.5 m, high: 3 m. There are about 800 characters - and about 400 is moving. ...