We offer you a sightseeing walk in the city of Žilina. Discover with us some interesting places, where the past and the present are connected together.
Žilina‘s town centre consists of two squares: Andrej Hlinka Square and St. Mary’s Square which, with the adjacent streets, were declared an Urban Protected Area in 1987. There are several historical buildings that deserve your attention.
Near the centre of Žilina, we recommend that you visit the oldest monument in the town – the Church of St. Stephen the King located in the district of Dolné Rudiny, the Považské Museum in Žilina - in the area of Budatín castle and the most westerly wooden church in Slovakia, the Church of St. George (act. in reconstruction), in the district of Trnové.
The history of Žilina is closely associated with inhabitants of Jewish origin, periodically from the second half of the 19th century to the 40s of the 20th century. Jews significantly affected the city face and its events during the time interval in approximately one hundred years.