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Almost all monuments of Košice are concentrated in the historical core of the town, size of which makes it the biggest Town Monument Reserve of Slovakia. The spindle-shaped Hlavné námestie square of Košice is the heart of the town and rightly considered one of the most beautiful squares in Slovakia. It is closed to traffic and skirted by numerous wonderful historical buildings. The most valuable monuments are situated in its centre.
The area between the Cathedral and the theatre is a very lively place above all in summer. Its main attraction is the font with music.


The State Theatre, Košice (Slovak: Štátne divadlo Košice) is situated in the centre of Košice, Slovakia.
The representative building of the State Theatre was built in a Neo-baroque style according to projects of Adolf Lang during the years 1879-1899.
The interior of theatre is richly decorated with plaster ornaments, the stage is lyre-shaped. The ceiling of the building is decorated with scenes from William Shakespeare's tragedies Othello, Romeo and Juliet, King Lear and A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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Additional Photos by George Rumpler (Budapestman) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 8900 W: 3 N: 20435] (82620)
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