Martin

Martin takes pride in its museums as that of the Martin Benka Museum, the Matica Slovenska and the Slovak National Museum. The oldest building in Martin is a Romanesque church that is dedicated to the thirteenth century Saint Martin of Tours. Jahodnicke, the suburbs, unveils an open air museum that exhibits folk tradition and traditional rural architecture pertaining to the Turiec region. The Slovak art gallery is yet another significant attraction here. The Slovak hall of fame, which is but the Slovak National Cemetery happens to be result of the inspiration from the Pantheon in Paris.

Martin

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Situated on the banks of Turiec River, the city of Martin lies in the northern region of Slovakia and is spotted between Velka Fatra and the Mala Fatra mountains. The first instance when the city deserved a mention was in the year 1264, when it was referred to as Zenthmarton. The region of Martin had been under the Kingdom of Hungary until 1918, when it fell in to the reins of Hungary during the second part of the tenth century.

Martin takes pride in its museums as that of the Martin Benka Museum, the Matica Slovenska and the Slovak National Museum. The oldest building in Martin is a Romanesque church that is dedicated to the thirteenth century Saint Martin of Tours. Jahodnicke, the suburbs, unveils an open air museum that exhibits folk tradition and traditional rural architecture pertaining to the Turiec region. The Slovak art gallery is yet another significant attraction here.

The Slovak hall of fame, which is but the Slovak National Cemetery happens to be result of the inspiration from the Pantheon in Paris.

The surrounding mountain ranges of Velka Tatra and Mala Tatra offer excellent conditions for the enthusiasts to experience good skiing stints during winter, as the summer brings in opportunities for hiking.