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Excellent forestry railway.

Even if you are not a train buff well worth a ride, if only to the open air museum which I highly... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Steve L
Greater London, United Kingdom
Nice ride in beautiful countryside

Our family is "train crazy" so we really enjoyed train rides in every direction. Countryside is... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Harpenden, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Hlavana 56, Cierny Balog, Slovakia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even if you are not a train buff well worth a ride, if only to the open air museum which I highly recommend, nicely preserved railway, nice little museum in Cierny that tells you about the history of the railway and the area, they have...More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Our family is "train crazy" so we really enjoyed train rides in every direction. Countryside is beautiful (mostly wooden area). During the one ride we took opportunity and got off the train and went for walk in forest. Lovely area, nothing too hard (but not...More

Thank M V
Reviewed 19 July 2017

A lovely little train takes you to a fairy tail into the valley of Čierny Balog. Be careful and search the timetable for the historical steam train, on other times there is only a diesel one.

Thank Bronhilda44
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Good: There are three routes which you can take with train. The largest one is about 12km and takes about 2 hours for a return trip. Two smaller ones are 4km. We took the red and green route since the blue route didn't go that...More

1  Thank Bkrzic
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Remains of the 100 years old forest railway. It is one of the main attractions of the region. It can be good for train lovers, however, it is mostly visited by families with children. Kids just love trains :)

Thank jakuvo
Reviewed 16 September 2015

I traveled with Zeleznicka for the first time and it was amazing. Price is not so high, about 6Eur per person and Skanzen is wonderfull for trip with children. Perfect family afternoon.

Thank Martina S
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Spent a whole day travelling on narrow guage railway. Very well organised and friendly staff. Three separate lines, two steam and one old diesel that were used for logging railway. Pity there was no restaurant at Cierny Balog as this would have been a money...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Very pleasant ride. We took the short trip to vydrovo (forest museum), walked there around the forest an took the cho-cho train back.

Thank pancuha
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Absolutely amazing place and attraction. We walked down through city from moutains to get transport to Bystrica. Recommended narrow train was well maintained and we were surprised and impressed by mega-friendly staff. Even background was excellent. Proper trip by train was really beautiful excursion via...More

Thank richard319718
Reviewed 5 July 2015

There are 3 different narrow gauge lines, which vary from 20 minutes to 1 hour one way. The have old trains and also a couple of steam engines. The whole experience is well done with a nice ticket office, a little playground for kids, a...More

Thank gdifelici
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