STARY SMOKOVECfounded in 1793, 990 meters above sea level
The town was originally settled around mineral springs, which tourists still enjoy today. It is now the administrative centre of the High Tatras, the home of the Mountain Rescue Service, and several fine hotels, travel agencies and ski rental services.
It is important junction of the Tatra Railway, linking the most frequented mountain valleys.
The town features shops, banks and currency exchange services.
Stary Smokovec, area under the Slavkovsky stit peak, offers visitors a range of opportunities for recreation, relaxation, delicious cuisine and a great approach for both more and less demanding hikes.
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