However, Nitra and its surroundings are not only a place full of historical monuments and wonderful nature sceneries, but similarly as in the whole Slovakia, the past weds to the present. Besides the attribute ancient we might say about Nitra also a town of students, agriculture and trade fairs.
The Slovak agricultural university follows the old agricultural tradition, the future teacher obtain education on the Pedagogical Faculty of the University of Constantine the Philosopher.
In the sixties, the metropolis of Nitra became a place of a permanent agricultural exposition, later a place of the all-state harvest-home celebrations and since the year 1974 the all-state agricultural exposition Agrokomplex takes place here every year. In the last years, the company Agrokomplex organizing different expositions specializes on organization of trade fairs (yearly 16 international fairs and exhibitions), expositions, seminars, scientific symposia and conferences. The exposition ground of Agrokomplex with the total area of 125 ha is the largest in Slovakia