Position The city of Rimavská Sobota and its district is situated in the mountains Slovenské Rudohorie, in the Rimava River valley surrounded by the protected landscape area Cerová Vrchovina and the Natural Park Muránska Planina. Rimavská Sobota is a district town. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NkdStRh96_ c&feature=player_detailpage
Sights the Roman/Catholic Church of St. John the Baptist built on the Gothic basilica foundations, extra valuable is a central picture "Happiness of St. John the Baptist, the best work of Vincenzo Fischer the Reformed Church the Lutheran Church the District House, originally the hotel Čierny orol, built according to the architectural rendering of the Fr. Miks the District House –Grémium the secondary grammar school, the town hall, the youth shelter, a building of former artillery barracks, now Gemer-Malohont Museum, that preserves in its collections the valuable archaeological discoveries from the excavations in the town, Včelince, Kyjatice, Skerešovo, a mummy of the Egyptian woman from the 26th dynasty of years 945-525 B.C. from the town Abusír-el-Melek. Nowadays, the above mentioned buildings create a historical town zone.
Culture The Town Gallery that presents contemporary art in its exhibition and also in the square during summer. Very favourable position on Tomašová Street has the observatory, in Europe known via observations of stars’ obscuration. In the town there are: the Womens choir, the singers quartet, the brass band called Sobotienka, folk ensembles Rimavan, Háj, Új Gömör, children folk ensembles Lieskovček and Oriašok, the amateur theatrical groups Divosud, Badido, Pictus, DDS Buratinko.
Traditional events Cultural Summer – leisure activities against boredom LETAVY /summer camp for artists Gemer-Malohont Fair that represents also the products of folk producers and craftsmen from our town - graving, belting, pottery as well as bell-casting products Gemer of fairy tale writer Dobšinský- international meeting of friends, fans and authors of fairy tales for children of all art genres, inspired by Pavol Dobšinský collecting activity.
Traditional food If you ever visited our town, we would be pleased to offer you traditional Slovak food - gemerské guľky, - halušky (potato dumplings), - zemiakové placky (potato cakes), - kapustníky (meal from cabbage), or - pirohy (pies).