TITLE

The splendour of Spis

AUTHOR(S)
Bailby, Edouard
PUB. DATE
December 1994
SOURCE
UNESCO Courier;Dec94, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on Skis castle, `Spissky Hrad,' an ancient structure that dominates a green carpet of rolling hills and valleys in the center fo Slovakia. Why visitors need a fairly detailed map of Slovakia to find it; What the castle is built around; The eventful past of this area.
ACCESSION #
9412307665

 

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