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Discover Považská Bystrica in Slovakia

Považská Bystrica in the region of Trenčiansky with its 43,936 habitants is a town located in Slovakia - some 90 mi or ( 145 km ) North-East of Bratislava , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Považská Bystrica

Local time in Považská Bystrica is now 07:49 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Bratislava " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Warsaw, Budapest, Zaskalie, Vrchtepla, and Strezenice. When in this area, you might want to check out Warsaw . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Považská Bystrica ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Povazska Bystrica - Motel FIM

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Povazska Bystrica - Motel FIM ..

Around The Nosice lake by train (26.1.2010)

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Around The Nosice lake by train (26.1.2010) ..


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New Slovak Motorway D1 over Považská Bystrica. Just opened day before, 2 weeks before parliam. election! Wiki: ..

Krst Janko a Marian - foto

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fotografie z krstu Janka a Mariana v Povazskej Bystrici (z 5.6.2009) ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Považská Bystrica District

Považská Bystrica District is a district in the Trenčín Region of western Slovakia. Until 1918, the district was part of the county of Kingdom of Hungary of Trencsén.

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Located at 49.12 18.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Districts of Slovakia

Church of the Visitation of the Virgin Mary

Kostol Navstivenia Panny Marie lies in the town centre in Povazska Bystrica. It was built in 14th century by Jan Podmanitzky owner of castle Považský hrad. It was rebuilt in 1940 to satisfy the need for capacity, leaving only presbytery, tower and northern part of girting walls of the old church. Nowadays paned windows were designed by Slovak artists Vincent and Viera Hloznik.

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Located at 49.12 18.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Churches in Slovakia, Churches in Trenčín Region

Považský hrad

Považský hrad is a ruin of medieval castle on the right side of the river Váh, near Považská Bystrica in Slovakia. It is thought to be the essential part of silhouette of Považie and Upper Váh region especially. It is built on a cliff 497 meters above sea level. It was one of the most important castles guarding the valley of the river Váh. At the peak of its fame it was home of around 400 people. It is famously known as an "eagles nest" of the important noble family of Podmanitzky.

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Located at 49.15 18.46 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: 12th-century architecture, Buildings and structures in Trenčín Region, Castles in Slovakia


Vrtižer is a city part of Považská Bystrica, in the Považská Bystrica District, Trenčín Region.

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Located at 49.15 18.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
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Sverepec is a village in the Považská Bystrica District, Trenčín Region of northwestern Slovakia

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Located at 49.08 18.41 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Villages and municipalities in Považská Bystrica District

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Považská Bystrica