Slovak Paradise is a mountain range in eastern Slovakia. It is a part of the Spiš-Gemer Karst, which in turn is a part of the Slovak Ore Mountains, a major subdivision of the Western Carpathians. It is located between the towns of Spišská Nová Ves in the north and Dobšiná in the south. It is particularly known for its gorges and waterfalls. It is very popular with hikers as it has a number of unusual routes through gorges and waterfalls. There are numerous sections where fixed ladders are used to climb. The area is protected by Slovak Paradise National Park .
Slovak Paradise is a plain with high plateaus . The highest mountain is Ondrejisko at 1,270 m. The area is mainly built of karst limestone and dolomite . The karst plateaus show phenomena such as sinkholes and limestone pavements . The climate is moderately cold.
Copyright: CC 3.0