Bratislava Old Town, Bratislava

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The heart of the city's cultural, political, and social life, the narrow streets and squares of Bratislava Old Town feature many historical landmarks, such as a medieval castle and the city's largest cathedral. Walk the promenade along the riverbank and see palaces housing foreign embassies as well as national institutions, including the government building. Nicknamed a "large village" by the locals due to its familiar atmosphere, this area is home to many shops, pubs, bars, and restaurants where you can taste traditional mulled wine or honey liquor. Look out for bizarre bronze statues, such as a man peeping from a manhole. St. Michael's gate and tower offer a nice view from a balcony. Planning Bratislava trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.
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  • This is a truly lovely and quint old town to walk around. There is lots of beautiful architecture to be admired. There are plenty of interesting shops, our favourite was the sweet shop. But also it wa...  more »
  • Beautiful medieval layout of streets lined with buildings ranging from 14th century to present day, full of excellent cafes, bars and restaurants to cater for any budget. Xmas markets make the whole a...  more »
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