The Slovak Paradise is a magnificience part of Slovakia. In 1964, the Slovak Paradise has been declared a protected country area and in 1988 as a national park. Romantic name of this area in tourist literature known from 1921. But as a ,, paradise,, it was appreciated already at the end of the 13th century, when the monastery of the strict order of the Carthusians was founded. Almost all territory of the national park, about 92%, is forrested.