Tatra Gallery

Top choice in Poprad

Poprad's former steam-power plant is now the atmospheric setting for an excellent art gallery. The industrial building, capped with a brick tower, is interesting on its own but within, light-flooded gallery spaces host thought-provoking contemporary Slovak art, much of it regional.

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1. Spišská Sobota

0.97 MILES

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2. Ski Museum

7.41 MILES

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3. Wooden Church

7.86 MILES

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4. New Evangelical Church


The red-and-green, pseudo-Moorish New Evangelical Church, completed in 1894, dominates the south end of town.

5. Kežmarok Castle

8.33 MILES

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6. Slovenský Raj National Park

10.66 MILES

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7. Belianska Cave

11.79 MILES

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8. Dobšinská Ice Cave

13.13 MILES

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