Photographic diary: Svätý Jur April 28th 2012 Svätý Jur (English: Saint George, Germany: Sankt Georgen) is a small town northeast of Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia.
Svätý Jur is situated in the Pezinok District of the Bratislava Region in southwestern Slovakia. The surrounding areas include large vineyards in the nearby Little Carpathians and the unique Šúr swamps, a protected area. Passes that way Small Carpathian Wine Route
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Europe » Slovakia » Bratislava Region » Svaty Jur In 1918 the Slovaks joined the closely related Czechs to form Czechoslovakia. Following the chaos of World War II, Czechoslovakia became a Communist nation within Soviet-ruled Eastern Europe. Soviet influence collapsed in 1989 and Czechoslovakia once... ... read more