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Ždiarsky Dom

Even the hungriest Goral shepherd would be satisfied by this superb restaurant, with local twists on steaks, risotto and pork ribs that practically fall off the bone. There’s a log-walled interior to complete the ru…
Cave in Belá Tatras

Belianska Cave

Six kilometres south of Ždiar, this cave stimulates the imagination with stalactite-filled chambers and the acoustics of its 'Music Hall' (you may be encouraged to sing). Visits are by 80-minute guided tour in Slova…
Slovak in Ždiar

Goralska Karčma

This krčma (traditional rural pub), part of Penzión Ždiar, serves regional specialities like potato pancakes stuffed with a spicy sauté.
Museum in Ždiar

Ždiar House Museum

Displayed within a creaky and quaint Goral-style house, agricultural implements and folk costumes paint a colourful picture of life in Ždiar over the past two centuries. The museum is small with no English-language …
Italian in Ždiar

Rustika Pizzeria

Wood-fired pizza in a rambling old log house in the middle of the village.