City / Municipality: Sobrance
Region: Region Košice (Košický kraj)
Tourist location: Zemplín - Lower Zemplín (Dolný Zemplín)
Guitar Museum is a unique exhibition - one of the few of its kind in the world. The "Guitar king" Janči Ferko from Sobrance in Slovakia has done something exceptional. In small town Sobrance he built a Guitar Museum that maps the complete development and production of electrophonic guitars in former Czechoslovakia after the Second World War. Today, there are 1200 exhibits in the museum. There are 200 guitars, keyboards, amplifiers and period exhibits, accessed for vistors at present time in the gallery.
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City / Municipality: Dolná Krupá
Region: Region Trnava (Trnavský kraj)
Tourist location: Považie - Lower Váh region ( Dolné Považie)
The history of Mansion Dolná Krupá dates back to the 16th century and is associated with the Brunsvik family. The mansion was built by Anton Brunsvik in the middle of the 18th century on the site of an older building. At the end of the 18th century and the beginning of the 19th century, the mansion was rebuilt, and other objects were added, too. Part of the mansion is also a large English park with an area of 17 hectares.
There is a memorial house of Ludwig van Beethoven, who visited the mansion in the early 19th century. According to a Brunsvik family tradition, Ludwig van Beethoven allegedly composed his best-known piano work in mansion - Moonlight Sonata.
The mansion is an example of classicistic ...