The old church in the Radvaň
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The old church in the Radvaň

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Banská Bystrica časť Radvaň. Radvaňský starý kostol. Keď dedinu postupne pohltilo mesto.

Banska Bystrica, part Radvaň. The old church in Radvan, when the village gradually engulfed the city.

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