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Štrbské Pleso, High Tatras, Slovakia - Penzion Pleso

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Tento malý horský penzión sa nachádza priamo v známom turisticko-lyžiarskom stredisku Štrbské Pleso v nadmorskej výške 1347 m n.m.

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D: Štrbské Pleso, High Tatras, Slovakia - železničná stanica

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E: Štrbské Pleso, High Tatras, Slovakia - kostol

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H: High Tatras, Strbske Pleso - hotel Panorama in summer

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J: Štrbské Pleso, High Tatras, Slovakia - centrum

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