Even though the few days I spent in Slovakia went by so fast, they were a great opportunity to create long-lasting memories. When I think about this trip, the first thing that comes to my mind is the experience I lived “among the clouds”.
I am talking about the Sightseeing Tower (Výhliadková Veža Bojnice), which is the newest tourist attraction in the beautiful town of Bojnice.
This 30-meter-high tower has recently been built by a local investor with the purpose of increasing tourism in the area. This unique construction is situated in a large forest, on the outskirts of Bojnice. If you are wondering what makes this tower so special, the answer is simple. The image of this spiral tower which stands on a steel structure seems to be unreal. At least, this was the feeling I had when I saw it displaying its silhouette among the crowns of the trees.
I stared hard at the construction and I admired its architectural design, trying to find the answer to a question. No matter how much I tried, it was really difficult to make a connection between the image of the tower and the fairytale houses situated nearby. A few seconds before I saw the tower, I had passed by a few small colored houses, which were lying at the bottom of the tower. Their image seemed cut out of a fairy tale and created a strong contrast with the modern image of the tower.
Even though I was puzzled, I paid the entrance fee and I started exploring the tower. Thanks to a solid wooden walkway, it was easy to reach the top of the tower. Once I got there, the surprise was huge. A panoramic terrace was lying in front of my eyes and I had the opportunity to admire incredible views over the Bojnice Castle and the surrounding areas.
I really enjoyed the moments I spent there and all those wonderful panoramic views. I tried to capture the beauty of those images in dozens of pictures which I’m going to share with you. I hope these pictures will convince you to add the Sightseeing Tower to your trip list, in case you ever get to this part of Slovakia.