Every snowflake consists of six parts of crystals; each of them represents a secret, while the seventh secret is the snowflake itself. The number 7 is a symbol of good fortune. It can remind people of the seven wonders of the world. Slovakia, a tourism country, has its own seven secrets. Throughout the whole year, she shows her great charm to people from all around the world: long history, natural virgin lands, comfortable tour center, abundant cultural and entertainment resources and the most important secret - hospitable native people.
Architecture here gives people a simple and unadorned impression at the first sight. However, if you tour around the whole city, you will be impressed by the avenues full of houses with classical style. Those simple and undecorated squares have a simple and lovely style. This city is really a lovely place. The civilization here traces back to the ancient time. 2000 years ago, there existed primitive towns built by Celts. Then Romans built their military camps here, while Slaves began to settle here in the six century AD. In 1291 AD, the city was regarded as a freedom city, which is the most significant event happened here. Thereafter, the center of this city served as the coronation place for sovereigns of Kingdom of Hungary. More than 300 blocks of buildings here witnessed many historical events. All together there were 11 Kings and 8 Queens crowned here. Near the square in city center, there is a coronation road which recorded the glory of this city. It is paved with 178 crown-decorated copper plates on the ground.
(2) St. Martin's Cathedral
St. Martin's Cathedral was crowned as a holy church in 1452 AD. The highest part of its chancel is as high as 18.5 meters. The clock tower is 85 meters high. The amazing thing is that there is a gold-plated table of two square meters on the clock tower. On this table, there is a gilt duplicate of the crown of Hungary King, which weighs about 300 kilometers. During the first World War, the five bells were melted to build cannons. The only survived bell weighs about 2 tons. In a word, you can find a lot of amazing things here.
Bratislava Castle is a also wonder during those periods. In the past, it was a relatively small castle owned by a Slav duke. Then it became a administrative place of the capital of the kingdom and finally became a residence of the imperial minister. Till 1811, there happened a catastrophic fire which made Bratislava castle turn into a pile of ruins.