Napoleon’s Army Soldier Statue, Bratislava

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Posing casually on the back of a bench, Napoleon’s Army Soldier Statue represents a local legend that sprang from the French imperial army's time in the Slovak capital. The bronze statue stands in the city's main square with his hat at a jaunty angle, casually surveying the crowds. As the story goes, the soldier fell in love with a Bratislavan girl and ended up staying for the rest of his life. Many visitors pose for a picture with the famous soldier, imitating his pose by standing at his side with crossed arms. Put Napoleon’s Army Soldier Statue into our Bratislava vacation planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Standing outside the French Embassy, there are a number of versions of what or who it represents. One of some very interesting statues in the Old Town area  more »
  • This is probably the most popular statue and found in the centre of the old square. It's bronze and it's fun to have your picture taken with the soldier - most people lean in the same style or sit inf...  more »
  • This napoleonic soldier is situated in front of the French Embassy. People often take photograps sitting on the bench. Everything does not have to be serious.  more »