Bojnice is a historical town in central Slovakia at the upper
Nitra river, near the city of Prievidza. It has population of 4,983 (2005).
Bojnice is best known for its tourist attractions: the oldest zoo in Slovakia,
the most visited castle, and one of the oldest spa towns in Slovakia. The town
is situated below the Bojnice Castle, which is built on travertine rock with a
natural cave. The castle has