The paper deals with the tourist potential of the north-eastern Slovakian region, inhabited by the ethnic minority of Ruthenians-Ukrainians which has not been exploited yet in full. This region on the border with Poland and Ukraine includes 230 cities and villages. The author concentrates in detail on the characteristics of the cultural specifics of the region as well as the mapping of the most popular tourist sites, for example the birth places of the renowned persons, sacral wooden architecture, folklore ensembles, cultural and artistic events of various nationalities, museums, galleries and memorials as well as the natural monuments.
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SYNAT - “Interdisciplinary System for Interactive Scientific and Scientific-Technical Information”.