City / Municipality: Banská Štiavnica
District: Banská Štiavnica
Region: Region Banska Bystrica (Banskobystrický kraj)
Tourist location: Hont
Mountains: Štiavnica Mountains (Štiavnické vrchy)
Bethlehem in Banska Štiavnica ist the biggest moving betlehem in Slovakia. It 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. Woodcarving is not ...