The village of Starý Smokovec is a part of Vysoké Tatry in the region of High Tatra in northern Slovakia. Its name is pronounced approximately “Star-EE Smoke-oh-vets”, meaning “Old Smokovec”.
Headed to Smokovec
Starý Smokovec railway station
Starý Smokovec is a popular resort for skiing and hiking. It also forms the junction of the Tatra Electric Railway train line, connecting Poprad, Tatranská Lomnica and Štrbské Pleso.
Map of Stary Smokovec
Stary Smokovec is a very beautiful village.
The Church of the Immaculate Virgin Mary
Town hall of the village
Stary Smokovec was founded in 1793. The village is located 1010 m above sea level, population of 4,250 (all villages of the High Tatras).
I want to live in a House like this. Don’t you think so?
“Altschmeckser sour water,” Starý Smokovec is evolved at the source of the well known since ancient times. Larger hotels were built in the first half of the 19th century. Because of the source, there are Spa facilities.
Amongst the more important buildings in the district are the sanatorium and the Grand Hotel (established in 1904).
Part of the sanatorium
Grand Hotel, I stayed at this hotel for 3 days.
The village is very beautiful, buildings are great harmonious with the nature.
I talked to local young women in a supermarket, they are shy and pretty.