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The workshop Digital Technologies 2008 is hosted by the Department of Telecommunications and multimedia, University of Žilina in Žilina. The venue for the COST292 workshop will be in Dom Techniky (House of Technology).

Address:
Dom techniky
Vysokoškolákov 4
010 08 Žilina

 

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You can book an accomodation in the Hotel GARNI that is located in the same bulding complex as the conference venue:

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web:     http://www.hotelgarni.sk
tel.:      +421 41 7646 963
tel.:      +421 903 222 014
tel./fax.: +421 41 56 50 803

Picture of Dom Techniky and Hotel Garni

 

About the Žilina region

 

The region of Žilina adjoins Poland to the north and the Czech Republic to the west. The geographical diversity of this region, the beauty of its nature and the richness of its *cultural and historical monuments* make it an ideal area for top-quality tourism. The mountain ranges are perfect for year-round sports. The region is also interesting because of its *thermal baths *(e.g. Rajecké Teplice, Turčianské Teplice, Korytnica and Ľubochňa, etc.). The *caves *-- Demänovská ľadová jaskyňa,  Jaskyňa Slobody, Važecká jaskyna -- located in the Low Tatras, are famous the world over. This region also has *4 natural reserves*, the Mala Fatra National Park, 14 national cultural monuments and more than 140 cultural monuments.

 

ŽILINA

Zilina is a city located in the center of Northwest Slovakia at the confluence of the Vah and the Kysuca rivers. By population, it is the third largest city of Slovakia.  The town square is surrounded by arcaded burgher houses from the 16^th and 17^th centuries. Here from spring to autumn time you can enjoy agreeable sitting with coffee-bar and restaurant services. In the historical core of this part the Saint Paul´s church dominates. The Holy Trinitie´s three- naved church above the Parish stairs is of renaissance character, its tower is 51 metres high and the near by a Renaissance belfry, the Burian Tower is 5 metres lower. The most well-known monument in the city and the surrounding areas is the *Budatin Castle, *located to the north of the town, above the two rivers.  The reference dates back to the 14th century. Formerly it used to be a water castle. Expositions of the Contemporary interior and the Sacral collections form the 18th and 19th century are presented inside the castle.

 

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University o Žilina 

 

The University of Zilina is a modern university providing a full range of technological, economic, management, and a limited range of humanistic and natural science education at under-graduate, graduate and post-graduate levels. During its existence the University has become a reputable institution within the university educational system of the Slovak Republic. At present the University of Zilina consists of seven faculties: Faculty of Operation and Economics of Transport and Communications, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Management Science and Informatics, Faculty of Special Engineering, Faculty of Science and three institutes: Institute of Physical Education, Institute of Forensic Engineering of the University of Zilina and Institute of Computer Technology.

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More about the University of Žilina:

http://www.uniza.sk/

http://www.uniza.sk/projekty/brozura

 

Žilina surroundings highlights 

 

Rajecké Teplice:

   Rajecké Teplice town is located in woodland valley of the fold called Rajecká kotlina . There is situated an attractive spa dated back to the 14th century, where diseases of nervous system, rheumatism, neurastenies, psychostenies and vocational diseases are treated. A healing process is accentuated by an agreeable surrounding of parks and a near by spa lake.

 

 

Rajecká Lesná:

   Rajecká Lesná village, until 1948 it has been known as Frívald, is a pilgrim place. It has a world reputation for the monumental Slovak bethlehem of the folk wood-carver called master Jozef Pekara, it is characterised by typical Slovak architecture and dozens of moving human and animal figures.

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Vrátna valley:

   The Vrátna valley is one of the most popular centres of the summer and winter recreation in Slovakia. It stretches below the ranges of the Malá Fatra mountain, declared the National natural park, called Krivánska part. The starting point for the valley is represented by limestone Tiesňavy by the Terchová village, which was established during a typical settling process ( formerly it used to be a complex of 120 settlements) and it is a birth-place of Juraj Jánošík, a folk revolt hero.

 

 

 

Recreational centre Snowparadise Veľká Rača: 

 

The recreational centre Snowparadise is located in the Oščadnica village on the slopes of the highest peak of the Kysuce region, in the concrete Veľká Rača (1236 metres above the sea level). It is one of the best technically well-equiped ski centres of Slovakia. In the part called Dedovka you can find six downhills, in the part called Lalíky there are three ones and in the part called Marguška you can enjoy five downhills. The centre of Veľká Rača is ambitious about attracting tourists during the whole year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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