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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's not hard to explore the Old Town. We spent only 2 days and it was enough to check all the places we marked on the map. Nice bars and restaurants. Souvenirs are very expensive in most of the shops...  more »
  • Bratislava is a good city to get lost in, which is what we did and this is another area we stumbled across. Again you have beautiful buildings, statues and a relaxed atmosphere.  more »
  • A great place for walking and sightseeing. A lot of nice restaurants and unique coffee shops. Must see!  more »