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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. Make Bratislava Old Town a centerpiece of your Bratislava vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Bratislava travel itinerary planner.
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  • It is a nice, "mediocre" European old town with some interesting pubs, restaurants and architecture.. Otherwise nothing really special about it.. 
  • Arrival with the ms princess sissi to 17 h. The old town is 5 minutes ' walk away. Everything is beautifully lit.
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  • It was indeed a pleasant surprise! Wonderful historic centre for sightseeing, relax, rest ... Very, very cute and possible to visit quietly walk away.
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