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The Gem of Terchova village

This absolutely stunning sculpture is definitely the most eye-catching piece as you find yourself... read more

Reviewed April 4, 2019
London, United Kingdom
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The birthplace of a Slovakian national hero...

If staying in Terchova or being somewhere close, it is a MUST to visit and see this place. The... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2018
Michaela T
Kladno, Czech Republic
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| Vratnanska cesta, Terchova 01306, Slovakia
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Reviewed April 4, 2019 via mobile

This absolutely stunning sculpture is definitely the most eye-catching piece as you find yourself in Terchova especially when you approach the entrance to the Vratna Valley for skiing or hiking. Whole experience begins from the bottom where is a big car park and information desk...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed August 8, 2018

If staying in Terchova or being somewhere close, it is a MUST to visit and see this place. The statue represents a national Slovakian hero called Janosik. Terchova was his birthplace, there is his statue and also a small museum commemorating his short life, below...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Michaela T
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

The statue is oveooking the Terchova village and the road to the Vratna valley. The metal statue by Jan Kulich, a famous normalisation artist, was unveiled in 1988 celebrating the 300th anniversary of Janosik's birth.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Natalia I
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

This statue is becoming a symbol of this village and it is visible from long distance. It is is nice just I do not understand why it is made from stainless steel...

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 2, 2018

Next to the road towards Stefanova you find this monument on a little hill. If you visit it in the late afternoon, the sunset is lovely.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank klauzmoni
Reviewed July 22, 2017

Its not too hard to spot this monument. Its shiny and very very accessible. Juraj was born (according to the WIKI) 1688 in Terchova and executed 1713 in Liptovsky Mikulas. Because he took from the rich - mostly raiding traveling traders - and giving to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank NiaBride
Reviewed July 17, 2017

This monument is dedicated to Juraj Jánošík, Slovak highwayman. He was born in Terchova and has been the main character of Slovak and Polish legends. beautiful view from the top of the hill.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank marie19512013
Reviewed June 8, 2017

It ´s not a heavy physical activity. Suitable for kids (if they like stairs :)) Very nice view, you will see the whole village

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Katarína T
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

Great monument in the village Terchova, offers spectacular sights and gives a lot of character. Free entry. Easy access.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Jakub H
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