St. Elizabeth Cathedral in Kosice

Elizabeth Cathedral in Kosice, Slovakia. Košice is the largest city in eastern Slovakia. It is situated on the river Hornád at the eastern reaches of the Slovak Ore Mountains, near the border with Hungary.

Main Entrance to St. Elisabeth Cathedral, Košice, Slovakia. The St. Elisabeth Cathedral is a Gothic cathedral and Slovakia's biggest church, as well as one of the easternmost Gothic cathedrals in Europe.

Main Entrance to St. Elisabeth Cathedral is a Gothic cathedral and Slovakia's biggest church, as well as one of the easternmost Gothic cathedrals in Europe.

St. Elizabeth Cathedral in Kosice, Slovakia .

Elizabeth Cathedral in Kosice, Slovakia -- not far from where my grandfather…

Elizabeth Bathory  Born: 1560; Died: 1614  Countess Elizabeth Bathory is considered the most infamous serial killer in Hungarian/Slovak history. Rumors had circulated for years about missing peasant girls; offered well paid work at the castle, they were never seen again. One of these rumors reached the ears of King Mathias II, who sent a party of men to the massive Castle Csejthe. The men found one girl dead and one dying. Another was found wounded and others locked up.

Born: Died: 1614 Countess Elizabeth Bathory is considered the most infamous serial killer in Hungarian/Slovak history. Rumors had circulated for years about missing peasant girls; offered well paid work at the castle, they were never seen again.

10 Of The Most Haunted Castles In The World.

10 Of The Most Haunted Castles In The World.

Dracula’s Playground can be found in a remote corner of the Carpathian Mountains in Romania. Bran Castle sits high upon craggy peaks within Transylvania.

Vysoká is the second-highest mountain in the Little Carpathians mountains, part of the Carpathians mountain range, located above the village Kuchyňa in Slovakia.  - via by Lubomir Majersky

Vysoká is the second-highest mountain in the Little Carpathians mountains, part of the Carpathians mountain range, located above the village Kuchyňa in Slovakia. - via by Lubomir Majersky

Kosice is a fascinating crossroads of modern and historical Europe. It was recognized in 2013 as the European Capital of Culture. Here are 10 things you probably didn't now about this beautiful city.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Kosice, Slovakia


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