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  • Dilongova 17, Prešov
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To find out more about the sky above us, we know a place where to see the stars even in full daylight. The observatory and planetarium in Prešov is perfect for it. You can find it in the highest point of the central part of the city, on 17 Dilongova Street.

The observatory and planetarium in Prešov is a cultural and educational institution focusing on the popularization and dissemination of astronomy knowledge among the public. For the general public, it regularly organizes the sky observations with a star telescope. For schools, it offers complementary astronomy lessons enriched with engaging and practical elements.

The favorite part of all visitors, the planetarium, will remind you that billions of suns still shining around us and offer you the opportunity to enter these unexplored worlds. You will experienceall this just by sitting comfortably in a chair in the dome of 10 m diameter with an opto-mechanical projector installed.

In addition to astronomy programs, the planetarium also hosts popular music programs with popular orclassical music.

You can park in the are of Observatory and Planetarium, but you can also get there by public transport.

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