Nitra regionVráble, Levice, Zlaté Moravce, NitraSlovakiaMade by Primary school from VrábleComeniusWanderings through the History and Culture of EuropeHISTORY OF OURREGION
Nitra regionOur hometown Vráble lies in Nitra region.Nitra is the town 20 km far from Vráble.Other cities near Vráble :Levice, Zlaté Moravce,villages Jelenec, Hrušov, Skýcov,in which you can find various
Children wiew on the historyIn this presentation we used paintings made by our pupils.Because it is essential how pupils and our schoolmates seeSlovak history.
VrábleVráble is our hometown.The most important sight is the castlecalled Fidvár here.The Castle Fidvár had four bastions and the courtyard stonetower, from which signalswere given to Nitra and Gýmešcastle through invasion.
The first written collection about our hometownVráble is from the year 1265From the beginning of 15th century to 1848 our townVráble was connected with Esztergom archbishop.In 17th century crafts of millers, butchers,shoemakers and furriers started to work here.The church is writtendocumentedin the year 1359.
At theend of 18th century the lateBaroquecastle(now pastorateoffice) wasbuilt.In 1821 theSeat housewasbuilt.In thecentreof our town on both sidesof Main Street alot of burgesshousesgrew at theend of 19th century.Now they serveasshopsand privatefirms.
The Church of Blessed Virgin Mary.It is significant architectural building in our town.It is Neoromanesque three ship basilica built in years1898-1901.His construction was initiated and financiallysupported by Esztergom archbishop FrantišekKlaudius Vasari.The author of figural wall paintingsis Nitra artist Edmund Massáni.The paintings on the main and
The Calvary is located in front of the church.The Church square belongs to the oldest area inthe town Vráble.There you can see also the Monument of theheroes from the Second World War.
Wineyard area in Vrable regionVrable is very popular wine growing regionYou can find here The Chapel of St. Urban - the Patron andQuardian of vineyards.The Region Vráble is known also with growing of wine. Ithas got an irresistible aroma, great color and taste.In 1971 Wine factory Bratislavawas established in Vráblepreparing wines of favouritemarks such as Venus magic,Riesling walnut, Vráble
Požitavie Mill MuseumPožitavie Mill Museum – Mašek Mill is located onthe riverŽitava, about 2 kilometers north of the townVráble, in the local part Horný Ohaj.
Other sights and castles in our regionNitra is 20 km from Vráble and Nitra´s castle was the seat ofprinces Pribina, Mojmír, Svätopluk.The Dominat of this castle is the Cathedral , Bishop Palace and bigfort with bastions.Today the Bishop Office is in the castle.The Nitra principality was herein 8th Century.Strong fort was the protectionagainst hostile attacks –
The Statue of Cyril and MethodiusCyril and Methodius were important personalities inSlovak history .They wrote Hlaholika – the first letters of Slavs.We found their statue also in Nitra under the castle.They came to Great Moravia when the prince Rastislavruled here.
Svätopluk square is known in Nitra. The City Hall was builthere in 1880.The Square offers the relax next to the beautiful fountain.There is also The theatre of Andrej Bagar, new modernbuilding.Every year the Cyril-Methodius festivals are hold here,Christmas and Carnival festivals as well.
LevicecastleLeviceisthetown 20 km from Vráblebut to theeast side.You can find heresomeruinsof gotic castlein fact.TheCastleuprised in thesecond half of 13th century with thegoal ofprevent southern accessto themiddleSlovak miner´s cities.It wasthe part of MatúšČákTrenčiansky county, laterit becametheroyal castle.
Topoľčiankyopo ianky is a village and municipality in ZlatéľčMoravce , the town 20 km from Vráble to the south.You can visit the castle from 15th – 16th century builtin Renaissance and Baroque style here.It is surrounded with wonderful park.National Stud farm ( horse breeding ) is located inTopo ianky.ľč
The Castle called GýmešGýmeš is actually only some ruins of gothic castlefrom 12th century.It was built for family line Forgáč.It is located nearthe village Jelenec about 25 km fromVráble.
TheCastleHrušovThis historical sight of our region is just ruined gothic castlein the village Skýcov about 30 km from our town.It was built in 13th century on the hill called Skalka Rock inthe middle of beautifl nature.
How our pupils and schoolmatessee all our historical places andcastles.
In Nitra´s region you can visit a lot of museums,sights and see statues showing personality andspeaking about rich history of our region.We hope, when you visit Slovakia in May 2014 we´ll show you some of them.
Thank you for interestStudents of ZŠ V. Záborského fromVráble