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SNP Museum

A museum dedicated to WWII history and Banská Bystrica's role as the beating heart of the country's anti-fascist resistance is harboured in a looming concrete ark 500m southeast of the main square. The SNP...

European in Banská Bystrica

Bernardov Dvor

Borrowing Mediterranean, Slovak and French flavours, the chefs at Bernardov Dvor present everything with artistry, whether it's the excellent pizzas or chicken with goat's cheese risotto.The contemporary...

Museum in Banská Bystrica

Folk Music Museum & Puppet Theatre

An oddball pairing of musical history and retro puppets is on show on the upper floor of the local library. The collection of 250 folk instruments offers a glimpse of regional musical heritage. The puppet theatre...

Slovak in Banská Bystrica


Part of a Slovak restaurant chain that specialises in beer, dumplings and good cheer, Klubovňa has an outdoor terrace that plants diners in the heart of the old town's pastel-coloured spires. The industrial beer...

Wine Bar in Banská Bystrica


A sophisticated little hideaway off of Banská Bystrica's main square, Bobule offers excellent coffee and more than 100 varieties of wine, many of which line the walls. Check the webpage for occasional wine...

Historic Building in Banská Bystrica

Clock Tower

One of the old town's crowning constructions, Banská Bystrica's baroque clock tower was built in 1552; climb it for views over the central square.