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Turistické info o meste Prešov | Tourist info on the town Presov | Informacja turystyczna w mieście Presov | Touristische Informationen über die Stadt Presov

1. Prešov is one of the oldest royal towns in Slovakia

2. Prešov is the third largest town in Slovakia

3. Prešov is the historical centre of the Šariš Region

4. Prešov was the capital of the Slovak Republic (1918) and the Slovak Soviet Republic (1919)

5. The 49th parallel of north latitude runs through Prešov (similarly to Paris, Regensburg and Karlsruhe)

6. There are salt and opal mining sites in Prešov’s surroundings

7. Prešov’s historical centre is registered as Urban Conservation Area

8. Prešov is the town where western and eastern cultures overlap in symbiosis showing miscellaneous religious structures of the town with many churches, temples and synagogues

9. Prešov owns the official replica of the Shroud of Turin

10. Prešov is the birthplace and workplace of many exceptional people well-known not only in Slovakia but also in Europe and other continents

11. Prešov is also known as „Slovak Seattle“ because of its great number of music bands, artists and singers

12. Prešov is the town of beautiful women

13. Prešov simply has pleasant, remarkable and unique atmosphere