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'''Spis''' (German: Zips) is in a historic region in north-east [[Slovakia]] near the Polish border. A small portion of it is on the Polish side.
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'''Spiš ''' (German: Zips) is in a historic region in north-east [[Slovakia]] near the Polish border. A small portion of it is on the Polish side.
  
 
==Cities==
 
==Cities==
  
[[Levoca]] (German: Leutschau)
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[[Levoča]]  
  
[[Poprad]] (German: Deutschendorf)
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[[Poprad]]  
  
[[Kezmarok]] (German: Kaesmark)
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[[Kežmarok]]  
  
[[Stara Lubovna]] (German: Altlublau)
 
  
 
==Other destinations==
 
==Other destinations==
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[[Spisske Podhradie]] (German: Kirchdrauf) with its nearby:
 
[[Spisske Podhradie]] (German: Kirchdrauf) with its nearby:
  
[[Spissky Hrad]] (German: Zipser Burg),
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'''Spissky Hrad''' (German: Zipser Burg) - A huge castle
  
[[Spisska Kapitula]] (German: Zipser Kapitel)  
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'''Spisska Kapitula''' (German: Zipser Kapitel) - a fortified monastery
  
and the Gothic Church at [[Zehra]] (German: Schigra)  
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and the Gothic Church at '''Zehra''' (German: Schigra)  
  
- all of which are Unesco cultural heritage.
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- all of which are on the [[UNESCO World Heritage List]].
  
 
==Understand==
 
==Understand==
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==Get in==
 
==Get in==
  
[[Poprad]] is the biggest city in the Spis. It has its own airport (the most elevated one in Europe) as well as a railway station. Trains connect Poprad with [[Bratislava]] in the west as well as with [[Kosice]] (German:Kaschau) in the east.
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[[Poprad]] is the biggest city in the Spiš . It has its own airport (the most elevated one in Europe) as well as a railway station. Trains connect Poprad with [[Bratislava]] in the west as well as with [[Kosice]] (German:Kaschau) in the east.
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==

Revision as of 15:53, 29 May 2012

Spiš (German: Zips) is in a historic region in north-east Slovakia near the Polish border. A small portion of it is on the Polish side.

Contents

Cities

Levoča

Poprad

Kežmarok


Other destinations

Spisske Podhradie (German: Kirchdrauf) with its nearby:

Spissky Hrad (German: Zipser Burg) - A huge castle

Spisska Kapitula (German: Zipser Kapitel) - a fortified monastery

and the Gothic Church at Zehra (German: Schigra)

- all of which are on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Understand

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Slovak is the national language of Slovakia and it is partially intellegible with Polish, Czech and Ukrainian. The Spis region has notable presence of minorities: Gypsies, Rusyn-Ukrainians, Germans and Gorals. These usually concentrate in their own separate villages where they keep their languages and traditions alife.

Get in

Poprad is the biggest city in the Spiš . It has its own airport (the most elevated one in Europe) as well as a railway station. Trains connect Poprad with Bratislava in the west as well as with Kosice (German:Kaschau) in the east.

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