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Veľké Leváre

Actual position Village Veľké Leváre
 Attraction highlighting:  Haban's houses
Veľké Leváre-

The first written notice about the village has its origins in the year 1378. The village Veľké Leváre is situated in the reach of well-known centers: Bratislava, Vienna, Brno. The village is placed on a historically important trade route, its history is recorded as a settlement of archers and as a border watch post.
There are historically unique and Europe's most preserved buildings of a notable architecture - Haban's houses, there. Other buildings of the village are witnesses of its rich history.
That came to existence in alpine countries at the beginning of the 16th century. Its followers were called Habans in the Slovak territory. The Habans influenced the lifestyle of local inhabitants and have left here architecturally and historically remarkable buildings --The Haban houses. The Haban yard was declared a Folk architecture preservation in the year 1981.
In the 16 century came Croatian colonists. The family Kollonic, whose members had a significant influence in the Austro-Hungarian monarchy, owned properties and a castle in the neighboring Austria (the village of Jedenspeigen). During the years 1683 - 1685, the Kollonics built a baroque manor house with a belonging English park in the village.
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Cardinal Žigmund Kollonič - a Veľké Leváre compatriot and Vienna archbishop built a huge roman-catholic church in the place of original wooden church during the years 1729 - 33 that is a dominant of the village and the surroundings.
The church was consecrated to the Virgin Mary's name at the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Christian victory over the Turks during a battle nearby Vienna. A temple of the evangelic church a.c. was built at the end of the 18th century.
There are 36 fish species in the river Rudava that flows through the village territory. In the northern part of the area is situated a national nature reserve - Abrod. The border river Morava flows through the western edge of the village territory. The noteworthy nature attract tourists and experts by spots with specific and rare vegetation, bird nest places, beaver dams...
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Asparagus plantations of the company ASPARAGUS ltd. are situated in the village flat country. Other business activities in the village: production of prefabricated building products (Prefabrikát, joint stock company), cardboard packaging (Surpack, joint stock company), engineering production (Bleckman, ltd.).

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