Village Palárikovo, the former name Slovenský Meder is situated in the southeast of
Slovakia, in the Podunajská lowland, 13km from the district town Nové Zámky and 8km from
Terrier of the village with its extension of 5129ha has a character of plain, with an
average absolute altitude 113m. To the village belong local parts - Čiky, Ľudovítov, Jur
and Žofia. Nowadays there live 4340 inhabitants. Transport is secured by two railway
stations (Palárikovo, Ľudovítov) on the railway-tracks Nové Zámky - Bratislava, then by
main road and adequate bus transport.
A massive development of the village has been dated after the year 1960. The housing
estate had been improved, technical and public facilities were built in stages, a
shopping centre was constructed, too. A health care centre provides basic health
The integral parts of the village are great areas of street and park green.
To the sights belongs the historical English park (52ha) with an adjacent well-known
pheasantry, founded in the year 1752 and declared the protected natural landmark in the
Points of interest, remarkables and rarities
Built in the 1840s in Baroque style by the Earl Alexander Károlyi. In the year 1866 had
Alojz Károlyi rebuilt it. Project was processed by the architect Mikuláš Ybl in
The Roman-Catholic Church
Built in the year 1745 in former Baroque style. St. John Nepomucký was declared the
protector and the patron of the village by inhabitants because of honour to their
Moravian ancestors and probably under influence of the Moravian tradition to be
reflected in village people in that time. On a wall of the Parish office which belonged
to the oldest in the district is located a memorial tablet which is a mention of Gabriel
Paulík - a priest, nationalist, a pioneer of bee keeping in Slovakia living in the
years 1844 1882. Buried in a village old cemetery.
Karol Strmeň with his real name Karol Bekéni (April 9, 1921 - October 21, 1994) belongs
to important representatives of foreign exile of the Catholic modernism. He was a poet,
translator, journalist, pedagogue, literary critic, orator and university professor.
In the elementary school named after him there is located a permanent exposition of his
SPORT AND CULTURE
The sports area of the Village gymnastic association represents opportunities of various
collective sports, mainly football. The pond Barina serves for sports fishing. Water area
can be exploited for recreational, relaxing-resting purposes.
Persons interested in sports shooting can use a shooting-gallery.
You can spend your leisure time in the modern Cultural House where cinema, library and a
comfortable pizzeria are located.
Necessary services are offered for domestic people and tourists in several shops, pubs
Village offers its not exploited buildings and lands for businessmen introducing some
effecient project of using areas and not housing rooms for creating new jobs and
establishing production or services.
You are welcome to Palárikovo, i.e. all visitors, tourists, but mainly hunters and
fishers for knowing nature beauties and other existing sightseeing.
The Municipal Office: 035/ 6493201
The Municipal Police: 035/ 6493458
The Post Office:035/6493216
The Health Care Centre: 035/6493214, 035/6493464, 035/ 6493275
The Roman-Catholic Parish Office: 035/6493601
The Cultural House: 035/6493427
Refreshments and boarding houses:
Snack bar "U Kaza"
Pub "U Gity"
The Monastery: 035/6493209 (Forest company, o.z.Palárikovo)