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Banska Stiavnica
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Banská Štiavnica, Ulica Andreja Kmeťa, bývalé študentské korzo.

Banská Štiavnica, Andrej Kmeť Street, a former student parade street.

Copyright: Cibula Vincent
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Taken: 23/07/2011
Uploaded: 21/08/2011
Updated: 22/09/2014
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