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Structures Curia of Móric Beňovský The town's oldest structural monument that was built for residential purposes. It dates from the 17th century. It is the natal house of Móric Beňovský (1746 - 1786), traveller and King of Madagaskar. 
Leaning Tower Classicistic structure dating from 1832 - 1835. It is 38.16 m high. In 1930 it suddenly leaned. Its diversion from the vertical axis is 98 cm.
Parish Church of St. Martin Three-nave structure. The oldest structural monument in the town originally built in the Gothic style. The first mentions of the church date from the 14th century. Maternal ancestors of Móric Beňovský are burried in the church crypt. 
Synagogue Built in 1883 in the Moresque style.
Evangelical church Built in 1929, inspired by the Byzantine-Slavic sacral architecture, stands in the place of a toleration church from 1784. The 30.4 m high tower dates from 1896. 
Convent of Pius XI It was commissioned by the native Bishop Pavol Jantausch in 1932. It serves to Premonstratensian nuns. In 1990 the adjoining church school from 1939 was renovated for the convent purposes.  
Church of St. Gorazd The second biggest church consecrated to St. Gorazd (after Košice). Modern architecture from 1997. The interior is decorated by sculptures of St. Gorazd, St. Cyril and St. Method by the academic sculptor Emil Venkov.  
Sacral monuments Chapel of St. Roch Built outside the town at a water spring in 1831-1832 after the first cholera epidemic that claimed 500-600 lives in Vrbové over a short period of time.  
Cemetery chapel Stands in the place of an older chapel. It was built in 1936 based on the desings of the renowned architects František Wimmer and Andrej Szönyi.
Pieta    Pieta Baroque sculpture group in a park in the town centre.
Statue of St. Florian Baroque sculpture by the Church of St. Martin.
Baroque sculpture of St. Nicholas Baroque sculpture at the end of Mikulášská street.
Statue of St. Jan Nepomucký The statue replacing the older (Baroque) statue, which was destroyed two years before, in 1921 was consecrated by Andrej Hlinka.
Memorable crosses  Carved wooden cross from 1737 (on the external side of the sanctuary of the Church of St. Martin). Stone crosses - by the Church of St. Martin (1814), na Hrabinách (1759), at the cemetery, at the "upper" Hradská (1854).
Stone gravestones They are placed at a cemetery that was founded in the last third of the 18th century. The oldest gravestones were moved here from the original cemetery by the Church of St. Martin. In 1995 the town declared the set of the oldest memorable gravestones as protected. 
Memorials Memorial of fallen in World War I and II Built in 1929 to commemorate the victims of World War I. It was mounted with the bust of gen. Milan Rastislav Štefánik. In 1969 a tablet commemorating the victims of World War II and the Slovak National Uprising was attached to the memorial.  
Memorial tablet of Ján Baltazár Magin Mounted on the Catholic presbytery. It commemorates the native from Vrbové who became a part of history as the author of the first printed Defence of the Slovacs (1728). 
Memorial tablet of Móric Beňovský Adorns the front of his natal house - curia of M. Beňovský.
Memorial tablets of natives and personalities of the town The memorial tablets commemorate also other natives of the town: Bishop Pavol Jantausch and writer Elo Šándor and personalities working in the town: Július Markovič, Slovak candidate for a Member of the Hungarian Parliament in the momentous elections in 1905 and 1906, and the Evangelical priests Július Bodnár, historian and writer, and Štefan Bučko, participant in the Slovak National Uprising.
 
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