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View of facade of shop in old town.
Spisk Bel is a town in the Kemarok District in the Preov Region in Spi in northern Slovakia. The area was inhabited already in the Stone Age, but the village was founded in the 12-th century. The town was first mentioned in historical records in 1263. The town center has been designated an historic district. The church in the center of the square was built in the 15th century. The tower next to the church was dedicated to when to town received town rights back in 1271.
In the Late-Renaissance house from the 17-th century a Museum of Photo-Optic of Jozef Maximilin Petzval was founded in 1964. Here this famous mathematician, physicist and an inventor of lens device was born.
Close to Spisk Bel you can find famous tourist destinations such as chteau Strky, the castle Ľubovňa, Belianska jaskyňa (Belianska Cave), rafting of the Dunajec river in Pieniny, the town of Kemarok and the town of Levoča.

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  • Copyright: Piotr Fagasiewicz (PiotrF) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 5507 W: 2 N: 10773] (50830)
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