Hviezdoslavovo Namestie, Bratislava

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Named for one of Slovakia's most famous poets, Hviezdoslavovo Namestie serves as one of the capital city's main promenades and public spaces. Visit the square, a nexus for activity since medieval times, lined with historical homes, buildings, and trees. Stroll the promenade past embassies, stages for music and public speaking, fountains, and the famed Slovaki National Theater. Relax with a coffee or snack at one of many cafes along the square. Don't miss the statue of the plaza's namesake, Pavel Hviezdoslav. Plan your Hviezdoslavovo Namestie visit and explore what else you can see and do in Bratislava using our Bratislava trip generator.
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  • August 19, 2017
    We were there with our kids. We all liked to stroll around this street. There is a lot of young and local people sitting in the numerous cafe, bar, restaurants. Trees and water give a very interesting...  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    Lovely area to take a seat, eat one of the excellent ice creams for sale and just relax. Nothing much to do but it's got a nice vibe, a couple of notable buildings as previously mentioned in the revie...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    Place is very interesting. Good place to stop, relax and enjoy the trees. If you have the time read also about the importance of it to the Slovak nation and this will interest you  more »

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