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The main town square was formed at the beginning of the 16th century and today it is the core of the town. The Town Hall and the St. Catherine church, rich burgers palaces on the square sides and the plague column with of the Holy Trinity statuary...more
We headed to the square when we first arrived in Banska Stiavnica because you can usually get the feel of a town in its main square. This one is surprisingly steep, like the rest of the town, and has a few restaurants around it. You...More
A area of town which is easy to see. Houses Trojan Pilar landmark. There are some outdoor cafes and stores and a gallery. Not very crowded while we were there. Visited a bookstore. Limited seating in area otherwuse.
Nice square in a historic center of town. On one side there is a sample of a small mine that you can walk thru, on the low end of the square is a nice church. Nice to see, nice to visit but probably plan just...More
Be sure and view the impressive plague pillar located in the Holy Trinity Square on your visit to Banska Stiavnica. The square is small but conveniently located close to most of historical sites you'll want to see during your visit.