Love Bank is based on the verses of the poem Marína - World's longest Love poem. In every verse, there is the same number of Love Boxes as there is the number of are letters, characters, and gaps.
The Epicentrum of Love is an interactive exhibition
dedicated to the Longest love poem in the world - Marína - written by Andrej Sládkovič in 1846. This poem is registered as a world record by the World Record Academy, the world's largest organization for the certification of world records.
The unique Love Bank - the heart of the Epicentrum of Love
The Epicentrum of Love is located in the House of Marína in Banská Štiavnica. It is here where Marína - to whom the poem is dedicated - lived for almost all of her life. The heart of this house is the Love Bank, ready to store and protect up to 100,000 love stories. Come and preserve your Love forever!
Other ATTRACTIONS in the Epicentrum of Love
The Epicentrum of Love is an interactive exhibition dedicated to the Longest love poem in the world. You will find here the Love Bank and numerous other attractions.
"What is love?" This is the question that opens our interactive exhibition. You will be deeply moved by some of the responses. We shall also reveal the secret - why Banská Štiavnica keeps lovers together and why many call her the Štiavnica of Love.
Virtual talking images will entice you to experience this true story of incredible love. You will get goose bumps when you witness Sládkovič professing his love for Marína.
Verses activated by Love
Observe in a unique and surprising way how the power of your love can stream the finest verses of the poem Marína. You will be immersed in love and beauty.
If you are lucky, you might also have a chance to unveil the mystery of Marína's bedroom. See next to whom she used to go to sleep and with what verses she was blanketed in.
In Sládkovič´s library you can have a closer look at a facsimile of the original manuscript of the poem Marína (which is over 170-year-old!). Looking at it, you will catch a glimpse of Sládkovič’s soul and relish those magical moments in which he - through verses - immortalized his love of Marína.
In the Epicentrum of Love you can find a unique Love-o-meter. It measures a couple's love and expresses its strength in verses from the poem Marína.