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UNESCO Cultural Heritage
The Historical Exposition Free Royal Town of Bardejov is located in a historical building, the Gothic-Renaissance Town Hall, built in 1505 - 1511. It presents the medieval history of Bardejov, from the first written record in 1241 to the end of the 18th century, its economic, social, and cultural life. The biggest attention is paid to the 15th and 16th centuries, when Bardejov reached the top of its fame and wealth. The exhibited items document developed crafts, craftsmen's lives, trade, textile production, form and execution of town administration, town's right for self-defence, medieval ...