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Hidden : 10/16/2017
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Slovensky

Prezidentsk├Ż pal├íc

Pal├íc dal postavi┼ą v roku 1760 gr├│f Anton Grasalkovi─Ź (Grassalkovich), advok├ít, nesk├┤r predseda Uhorskej kr├í─żovskej komory. Pal├íc st├íl p├┤vodne na vo─żnom priestranstve pred vtedy e┼íte opevnen├Żm mestom. Od 50. rokov 20. storo─Źia ho vyu┼ż├şvali deti a ml├íde┼ż Bratislavy na svoju z├íujmov├║ ─Źinnos┼ą pod n├ízvom ├Üstredn├Ż dom pionierov a ml├íde┼że Klementa Gottwalda. V dne┼ínej dobe je Grasalkovi─Źov pal├íc zn├ímy najm├Ą pod n├ízvom Prezidentsk├Ż pal├íc, ke─Ć┼że sa po rekon┼ítrukcii v roku 1996 stal s├şdlom prezidenta Slovenskej republiky. Prezident Michal Kov├í─Ź prevzal symbolick├Ż k─ż├║─Ź od pal├íca 30. septembra 1996.

Prezidentská záhrada

S├║─Źas┼ąou pal├íca je rozsiahla z├íhrada upraven├í vo franc├║zskom ┼ít├Żle, ktor├í nadv├Ązuje na rozsiahlu z├íhradu b├Żval├ęho letn├ęho arcibiskupsk├ęho pal├íca, ktor├Ż je dnes s├şdlom ├Üradu vl├ídy SR. Koncom 90. rokov 20. storo─Źia prebehla rozsiahla rekon┼ítrukcia z├íhrady, ktor├í do ve─żkej miery prinavr├ítila p├┤vodn├Ż v├Żzor parku. V roku 1978 tu bola osaden├í font├ína Rados┼ą zo ┼żivota. Za─Źiatkom 90-tych rokov 20. storo─Źia bola v z├íhrade umiestnen├í jazdeck├í socha M├írie Ter├ęzie, ktor├í bola p├┤vodne s├║─Źas┼ąou v├Żzdoby Ve─żprepo┼ítsk├ęho pal├íca v Nitre.

Prezidenti Slovenskej republiky

Po vzniku Slovenskej republiky 1.1.1993 bol prezident volen├Ż N├írodnou radou Slovenskej republiky. Prv├Żm prezidentom bol 15.2.1993 zvolen├Ż Michal Kov├í─Ź. Pred skon─Źen├şm jeho volebn├ęho obdobia nebol parlament schopn├Ż zvoli┼ą nov├ęho prezidenta, tak┼że Slovensko bolo vy┼íe roka bez prezidenta. Jeho pr├ívomoci v zmysle ├Üstavy pre┼íli na vtedaj┼íieho predsedu vl├ídy Vladim├şra Me─Źiara a predsedu parlamentu Ivana Ga┼íparovi─Źa. Po parlamentn├Żch vo─żb├ích v roku 1998 bola uz├íkonen├í priama vo─żba prezidenta, ktor├í je platn├í aj v s├║─Źasnosti. Prv├Żm priamo zvolen├Żm prezidentom bol Rudolf Schuster.

Meno

Portr├ęt

V ├║rade od

V ├║rade do

Michal Kov├í─Ź (3.8.1930 ÔÇô 5.10.2016)

Michal Kov├í─Ź

2.3.1993

2.3.1998

Rudolf Schuster (4.1.1934 - )

Rudolf Schuster

15.6.1999

15.6.2004

Ivan Ga┼íparovi─Ź (27.3.1941 - )

Ivan Ga┼íparovi─Ź

15.6.2004

15.6.2009

15.6.2009

15.6.2014

Andrej Kiska (2.2.1963 - )

Andrej Kiska

15.6.2014

15.6.2019

Zuzana Čaputová (21.6.1973 - )

Zuzana Čaputová

15.6.2019

15.6.2024


Aleja prezidentov

Aleju prezidentov v z├íhrade zalo┼żil druh├Ż prezident SR, Rudolf Schuster. Za vzor mu posl├║┼żila guvern├ęrska z├íhrada v Ottawe, kde sadia strom─Źeky hlavy ┼ít├ítov od roku 1906. Po porade so z├íhradn├Żmi architektami sa rozhodlo, ┼że z v├Żchodnej strany z├íhrady sa bud├║ sadi┼ą duby a zo z├ípadnej strany ga┼ítany.

Prv├Ż dub zasadil Rudolf Schuster 5. 9. 1999, druh├Ż hne─Ć o de┼ł nesk├┤r ma─Ćarsk├Ż prezident ├ürp├íd G├Ânc. Rad dokon─Źil ┼ívaj─Źiarsky prezident Kaspar Villiger 16. 12. 2002.

Rad ga┼ítanov za─Źal sadi┼ą ─Źesk├Ż prezident V├íclav Klaus 18. 3. 2003. Posledn├Ż ga┼ítan zasadil e┼íte toho roku prezident Kirgizska Askar Akajevi─Ź Akajev. Prezident Ivan Ga┼íparovi─Ź v tejto trad├şcii sadenia stromov nepokra─Źoval, tak┼że posledn├Żch osem ga┼ítanov vysadili z├íhradn├şci.

Pr├şstup do z├íhrady

Otv├íracie hodiny z├íhrady s├║ z├ívisl├ę od ro─Źn├ęho obdobia. Nav┼ít├şvi┼ą ju m├┤┼żete ka┼żd├Ż de┼ł:

  • od okt├│bra do marca od 9:00 do 18:00
  • od apr├şla do septembra od 8:00 do 21:00.

Do z├íhrady je zak├ízan├Ż vjazd s bicyklom a vstup so psom. V objekte z├íhrady je zak├ízan├ę faj─Źenie.

Podmienky logovania

  1. Na publikovan├Żch s├║radniciach (pri soche M├írie Ter├ęzie) odfo┼ą seba m├ívaj├║ceho prezidentovi alebo svojej ruky s prezidentsk├Żm pal├ícom v pozad├ş.
  2. V aleji prezidentov n├íjdi strom zasaden├Ż predstavite─żom tvojej krajiny. Odfo┼ą seba, svoju ruku, pr├şpadne svoj osobn├Ż predmet v pozad├ş s tabu─żou pri tomto strome.
  3. Obe fotky prilo┼ż k svojmu logu najnesk├┤r do 24 hod├şn od zalogovania. Na ka┼żdom obr├ízku mus├ş by┼ą jeden ke┼íer. Hromadn├ę fotografie nie s├║ akceptovan├ę.

Upozornenia

  1. Logy, nesp─║┼łaj├║ce vy┼í┼íie uveden├ę podmienky, bud├║ vymazan├ę bez varovania. Ak potrebuje┼í zalogova┼ą svoj n├ílez, hoci pl├ínuje┼í uploadova┼ą obr├ízky nesk├┤r, zaloguj pozn├ímkou (Write Note).
  2. Logy spred d├ítumu publik├ície ke┼íky nie s├║ povolen├ę a bud├║ zmazan├ę.

English

Presidential Palace

The palace was built in 1760 by Count Anton Grassalkovich, a lawyer, later the President of the Hungarian Royal Chamber. The palace was originally in the open space before the fortified city. Since the 1950s, children and youth of Bratislava have been using it for their interest activities as of the Klement Gottwald' Central House of Pioneers and Youth. Nowadays, the Grassalkovich Palace is known especially as the Presidential Palace, since it was rebuilt in 1996 and became the seat of the President of the Slovak Republic. President Michal Kov├í─Ź took over the symbolic key from the palace on September 30, 1996.

Presidential Garden

A large, French-style garden that follows the extensive garden of the former summer Archbishop's Palace is a part of the palace,. At the end of the 1990s, extensive garden reconstruction took place, largely bringing the original outlook of the park. In 1978, the Fountain of Life was placed here. The Maria Theresa riding statue which was originally part of the decoration of the Great Palace in Nitra was placed in the garden in the beginning of 90's .

Presidents of Slovak Republic

After the establishment of the Slovak Republic on 1 January 1993, the President was elected by the Slovak Parliament. The first president was elected Michal Kov├í─Ź on 15 February 1993. Before the end of his period, the parliament was unable to elect a new president, so Slovakia was without a president for more than a year. His powers have passed to the then Prime Minister, Vladimir Meciar, and to Ivan Ga┼íparovi─Ź, Speaker of Parliament. After the parliamentary elections in 1998, the direct election of the President was enacted, which is still valid today. The first directly elected president was Rudolf Schuster.

Name

Portrait

From

To

Michal Kov├í─Ź (3.8.1930 ÔÇô 5.10.2016)

Michal Kov├í─Ź

2.3.1993

2.3.1998

Rudolf Schuster (4.1.1934 - )

Rudolf Schuster

15.6.1999

15.6.2004

Ivan Ga┼íparovi─Ź (27.3.1941 - )

Ivan Ga┼íparovi─Ź

15.6.2004

15.6.2009

15.6.2009

15.6.2014

Andrej Kiska (2.2.1963 - )

Andrej Kiska

15.6.2014

15.6.2019

Zuzana Čaputová (21.6.1973 - )

Zuzana Čaputová

15.6.2019

15.6.2024


Alley of Presidents

Presidents alley in the garden has been established by the second Slovak President Rudolf Schuster. After consulting the garden architects, it was decided to plant oaks from the east side of the garden, and of the chestnut trees on the west side.

The first oak was planted by Rudolf Schuster on September 5, 1999, the next one on the next day by Hungarian President ├ürp├íd G├Ânc. The row was completed by the Swiss President Kaspar Villiger on December 16, 2002.

The President of the Czech Republic, Vaclav Klaus, started up a the series of chestnut trees on 18 March 2003. The last chestnut tree was planted by the President of Kyrgyzstan Askar Akayevich Akayev. The next president Ivan Ga┼íparovi─Ź did not continue in this tradition of tree planting, so the last eight chestnut trees were planted by the gardeners.

Access to the Garden

The opening hours of the garden depend on the season. You can visit it every day:

  • from October till March from 09:00 to 18:00
  • from Apri till September from 08:00 to 21:00.

It is not allowed to ride a bike and to enter the garden with a dog. Smoking is prohibited in the garden.

Logging conditions

  1. At the published coordinates take a picture of you waving to the pesident or your hand with the Presidential palace in the background.
  2. Find the tree planted by the representative of your country in the Alley of Presidents. There are trees planted by the representatives of these countries: Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Austria, Brazil, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine and Yugoslavia. If you cannot find it choose the tree planted by the country representative of your choice. Take a picture of you, your hand or your sigitem with the inscription next to the chosen tree in the background.
  3. Attach both pictures to your log within 24 hours from logging. Group pictures are not accepted.

Warning

  1. Logs that do not meet the above mentioned conditions will be deleted without notice. If you still need to log your find intending to upload the pictures later, please, use Write Note.
  2. Logs prior to the cache publication date are not allowed and will be deleted.
Virtual Reward - 2017/2018
This Virtual Cache is part of a limited release of Virtuals created between August 24, 2017 and August 24, 2018. Only 4,000 cache owners were given the opportunity to hide a Virtual Cache. Learn more about Virtual Rewards on the Geocaching Blog .

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

FX: Qir sbgxl - zninavr cermvqragbiv, fgebz mnfnqral cerqfgnivgrybz gibwrw xenwval
RA: Gjb cvpgherf - jnivat gb cerfvqrag, gerr cynagrq ol gur ercerfragngvir bs lbhe pbhagel.

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
-------------------------
N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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