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nice walk for a nice day

nice walk for a nice day. the view is marvelous, and the climbing was a little difficult for an... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
zohar c
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Israel
Great spectacle worth the walk

Situated just outside the town this walk to the top of Kalvaria is not to be missed, as you climb... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
DavidT3766
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Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

nice walk for a nice day. the view is marvelous, and the climbing was a little difficult for an old couple (80)

Thank zohar c
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Situated just outside the town this walk to the top of Kalvaria is not to be missed, as you climb to the peak the trail has 25 religious shrines depicting the story of Christ. Once at the top the views are spectacular. Never accounted anything...More

Thank DavidT3766
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We had really nice walk... pity that all three churches and most of chapels are under renovation. There is an amazing view at city from the top of Kalvária

Thank NayiU
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Not much to see except the good view over the city and mountains nearby. However, it was under reconstruction during the time of our visit so it was acceptable. What is sad though is that many of the statues from the chapels have been relocated...More

1  Thank Peter_a_Lucia
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Do recommend that you visit the Kalvaria if you are in the area, lovely, quiet and very interesting, even if like me you are not religious. They are doing a lot of work in restoring the Kalvaria and the chapels, since I last visited a...More

1  Thank Steve L
Reviewed 9 June 2018

when we planned the trip, Kalvaria was on the must do list. But hen we spotted so manny gems around the area of Banska Štiavnica, we ran out of time to do the walk uphil. From aa hill across it looked so tempting and nice...More

Thank AndrejaKo
Reviewed 5 December 2017

In 40 cm of snow it was not easy to climb up...but once you are on the top you can tell yourself: I did it!

Thank tinkati
Reviewed 20 September 2017

It's a bit of climb as Kalvaria is on the hill. Interesting read throughout the route. Good panoramic views over the city and the area from the top sanctuary.

Thank Loocasso
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

If u are on foot take a cheap taxi to get quickly closer.. better to have hiking shoes but doable also with sportive ones in case. Visit length about 2 hours

1  Thank Alberto O
Reviewed 6 September 2017

You can see this monumental church (it is not to big, but looks like on the top of hill) above the town with light of sunset in summer. This could be the reason to visit and hike to the top. There is stigma of ages...More

Thank Juraj U
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