City / Municipality:
Region Banska Bystrica (Banskobystrický kraj)Tourist location:
Štiavnica Mountains (Štiavnické vrchy)World Heritage:
UNESCO Cultural Heritage
The building of Berggericht with a rich history hides a valuable Mineralogical exhibition with more than four hundred minerals from the whole world. A short (75 m) and readily accessible mining tunnel Štôlňa Michal leads to its internal yard. The tunnel Michal is a good option in case of a short stay or families with children. Information centre can be found on the ground floor of the building.
In the late 15th century, two stone townhouses used to stand at the place of today’s building placed in the north of Námestie sv. Trojice (Holy Trinity Square). They belonged to rich miners and a ...