The town of Sabinov already received town privileges in 1299. In 1405 Sabinov was promoted to free royal city, and this fact earned it a range of other privileges. At the end of the 15th century Sabinov became a member of Pentopolitany – the association of five eastern towns including Košice, Prešov, Bardejov and Levoča. Sabinov still takes pride in well-preserved historic core surrounded by remnants of the medieval town walls. Its dominant features are the Town Hall and the Gothic Church of St. John the Baptist from the beginning of the 14th century. And it is the church dedicated to St. John the Baptist which is the most important as well as the oldest architectural monument of Sabinov. The most valuable is the main altar, the original of which is located in the National Museum in Budapest and comes from the workshop of Master Pavol of Levoča. Beside the church there is a renaissance building of the former evangelical lyceum from 1530. Today there is a piarist secondary grammar school instead.


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