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Podpoľanie is a tourism region in Central Slovakia. The region name comes from the "Poľana" mountain right north of it.



  • 1 Detva. A town where yearly folklore festival takes place. Detva (Q11857) on Wikidata Detva on Wikipedia
  • 2 Zvolen. An ancient castle and a historical center. Zvolen (Q11874) on Wikidata Zvolen on Wikipedia

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  • 1 Bátov boulder. 14m high, 8m wide stone fallen into to the valley - a remnant of volcanic activity.
  • 2 Bystré waterfall. Vodopád Bystré (Q12344735) on Wikidata
  • 3 Jánošík boulder. 30m high boulder with eroded cave-like formation where, according to legends, local highwayman Jánošík hid. Jánošíkova skala (Q20860529) on Wikidata


  • 1 Hiking Poľana. This is a long-inactive stratovolcano, reaching altitude 1,458 m (4,783 ft). Remnants of the volcanic activities can be found in a few stone cliffs. Poľana (Q1088187) on Wikidata Poľana on Wikipedia
  • 2 Skiing in Košútka.



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