The oldest Tatra tourist and recreational settlement on the slopes of Slavkovský štít and also an important starting point to the central part of the High Tatras. Starý Smokovec belongs to the town of High Tatras. It houses offices, the center of the Tatra Mountain Service, hotels, rental shops, travel agencies. The settlement is an important transport hub with a branch of the Tatra electric railway and a cable car to Hrebienok, from where there is a starting point for tours to the most visited valleys. You can also enjoy the excellent water at the springs, thanks to which Starý Smokovec was actually created. As a dominant of Smokovec, the Grandhotel grew in 1904 according to the designs of the Budapest architect Guido Hoepfner, which was originally a monoblock and was later expanded three times.


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