"The Significant Kosice" Top 5 Page for this destination Kosice by coceng
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Miklus Torture Prison on the right...
(pronounced 'Koh-Shhit-Say') is an upbeat & modern town in SLOVAKIA & it is also the administrative capital of East Slovakia, also the 2nd biggest capital after Bratislava.
Kosice is on the main train & bus lines, connecting various places in Poland & Hungary.
There are so much in the old town to invite travellers, with churches & museums; PLUS a Torture Prison !
Me & Marek didn't stay the night in Trencin (our previous destination)
[Click on 'Trencin'].
Instead we took the night train to Kosice. We slept on the train, by just sitting on the seat in the compartment (a bit awkward for me !) & arrived in Kosice in the morning with a teeth-clattering cold !; For me at least, not sure about Marek.
We stayed in Kosice till about 12 PM & continued our destination to Poprad.
[Click on 'Poprad'].
We spent the night in Poprad...
The City Park on the left photo...
MY ITINERARIES :
I arrived in Kosice on Wednesday 15th May, 2002, by train from Trencin.
The train from Trencin was at about 12.15 AM, & arriving in Kosice at about 4.30 AM; Me, with teeth-clattering cold !
I guess I was so uncomfortable sleeping on the train.
Me & Marek had a good time exploring Kosice ( you can see from the photos that I took) considering we were there for a few hours only, before taking our train to our next destination, Poprad our overnight stay, in a hotel room this time !
Enter Poland, from a point called Lysa Polana.
In Slovakia, I was in Bratislava, Cachtice, Kosice & Poprad; Previously I was in Austria, with a few places like Vienna, Durnstein & Salzburg.
Please have a visit to all my Travel Pages in Slovakia & Austriawith lots of photos & places for you to discover !
- Pros:The Most Beautiful Old Town Square in Slovakia !
- Cons:The Underground Tunnels Are Always Closed !
- In a nutshell:A Transport Hub : Stop By Either On You Way To/From Poland or Hungary
Inside the Old Town which resembles an oval-shaped area, with a wide street running from the north to the south. This is... more travel advice
Out from the prison, me & Marek walked around Kosice for a while. I took this photo. It looked like lines of restaurants... more travel advice
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