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What to see in Bratislava

Bratislava Attractions


Bratislava is an old and historical city, remaining delightfully undiscovered by European standards. The pedestrianised Old Town is home to many of the city's top attractions, with centuries-old streets, squares and buildings allowing visitors to step back in time.

Landmarks include the Old Town Hall, St Martin's Cathedral and Main Square, and there are a glut of galleries and museums, including some unexpected ones such as the Pharmacy Museum and the Museum of Clocks. The historic centre is also packed with restaurants and cafes for sightseeing pit stops.

The Bratislava Castle is a must see, while a boat ride on the Danube is also highly popular and takes travellers to some of the attractions along the banks, including the castle ruins at Devin and the interesting Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum. The spa resort town of Piestany is nearby and is the perfect pampering excursion from Bratislava.

The city has a busy cultural calendar and travellers interested in attending performances, exhibitions and festivals should visit the Tourism Information Office, which provides relevant info on all events in Bratislava.


Bratislava Castle

Standing sentinel on a rocky hill above the Danube River, the white castle is the towering gem in the crown of Bratislava's spectacular skyline, and provides excellent views of…

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Old Town Hall

Set in the heart of Bratislava's historic city centre, the Old Town Hall is the perfect jumping-off point for sightseeing in Slovakia's capital city. Its Gothic tower is the oldest…

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PiešÅ¥any

Located just an hour's drive north of Bratislava, Piestany is Slovakia's premier spa resort town and a great place to go for tourists looking to relax and rejuvenate in style.…

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