Reconstruction and decoration are made 150 years after that disaster. The present castle contains the reception hall of Councils of Slovak Republic. The castle is characterized by four tower halls. This architectural style dates back to the period between 1635 and 1649. The castle stands 85 meters higher than Danube River. You can overview the whole city from each observatory.
The Palacio Arzobispal is really a treasure among those classical architectures in Bratislava. After the war of Slavkov, France which was under the reign of Napoleon sighed Pressburg Peace Treaty with Austria in the Mirror hall of Palacio Arzobispal. Now, there is a reception hall of Bratislava mayor, in which you can see six pieces of 17th century tapestry. On the front door, there is a cardinal hat which is 1.8 meters in diameter, but weighs about 150 kilograms.
(3) World Cultural Heritage
Slovakia owns many cultural heritage which are likely to make other Central European countries admire. This benefitS from the profound human civilization here. I would like to introduce Maria Theresa who is a great lady regarded as mother of Austria. She was crowned in the St. Martin's Cathedral in Bratislava. During the years between 1563 to 1830, there were a total of 11 Hungarian kings and 9 Queen crowned in St. Martin's Cathedral and Franciscan churches including Maria Theresa. Today, it has become a historical site which attracts many tourists.
Apart from the technical resources of mining, Stiavnica owns abundant water resources and other resources. It has been called "silver city" because there were a number of silver mines. You can easily find that this city is quite wealthy if you see those 215 national historical cites. Here there are two late Gothic cathedrals every 500 meters. It became the third largest city of the Kingdom of Hungary in 18th century. A unique water system was built from 16th century to 18th century. This system contains 60 man-made water bodies which make the horizontal drains and water channels become a integrity. Under the ground of this city there are several levels of water channels with the deepest place as deep as 900 meters. There are many kinds of architectures and places of interests on the ground where tourists can do mining by themselves.
Caves in Slovakia are unique in the world because there are few countries in the world can have so many Karst caves, which attract nearly 650,000 tourists every year from around the world. Over several decades, dozens of caves have been inscribed on the World Heritage List by UNESCO, among which there is a complex Slovenia cave constructed by more than 400 caves. Besides, there exists the world highest crystalline rock settled around mineral spring. It is as high as 32.6 meters and has been listed in the Guinness Book of World Records.
Domica cave, which situates near Ple ivec - a small town of Slovakia, is one of the biggest discovered caves in Slovakia. It winds 5 kilometers under the ground and stretches into the border of Hungary, being a part of Hungary Aggtelek National Park. 35000 years ago, there were people lived in Domica cave. It was opened to the public since 1932. It took shape because of the erosion of the underground rive and Domicky. When water in the underground river is rich enough, you can take a boat to enjoy the beautiful scenery of those caves.