Betliar is a village situated in the heart of Slovakia, in Košice County, in the region Gemer, 5 km from Rožňava. The village is in an attractive surroundings with many interesting historical monuments and natural beauty. The Betliar Chateau is one of the most preserved chateaus in Slovakia with a wonderful nature park with statues, lakes and waterfalls. Many exotic trees are growing here and you can also find a rest of an ancient yew forest. The park is listed on the UNESCO Natural World Heritage.