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 Travelguide

 

Michalska Gate


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The Michalska Gate is the only city gate in Bratislava that had survived. The gate was built about 1300. The name of the gate comes from St. Michael’s church that had been there in the past.

Primate's Palace


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The impressive Primate Palace – the most beautiful palace in the city - is situated on Primate Square in a North – East part of the center of Bratislava.

St. Martin’s Cathedral


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The impressive Primate Palace – the most beautiful palace in the city - is situated on Primate Square in a North – East part of the center of Bratislava.

Presidential Palace


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Presidential Palace in Bratislava is a current place of residence of the president of Slovakia. Formerly, in the 17th and 19th centuries, the palace was a hub of artistic and aristocratic life.

Bratislava Castle


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Bratislava Castle is the biggest and the most impressive castle in Slovakia. Close to the Danube River, right in the centre of Bratislava, the Castle is one of the most imposing buildings in the city.

Devin Castle


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Devin Castle, situated on a cliff where the Danube and the Morava rivers come together, had been a strategic point for centuries. Those who ruled the place, where in control of the Amber Route of that area.

Slavin Monument


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Slavin Monument is an obelisk in Bratislava, raised to pay homage to Soviet Army soldiers who died during the WWII.

Main Square


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Main Square, or Hlavne Namestie, as locals tend to call it, is situated in the very heart of Bratislava. Being the focal point of the city, the place attracts a lot of young people and tourists.

Novy Most


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Novy Most (New Bridge) is a particularly distinctive bridge over the river Danube in Bratislava. It was constructed in 1972 and originally called Most SNP (Bridge of the Slovak National Uprising).

Petrzalka


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Petrzalka is the biggest housing estate in Bratislava and the most densely populated housing district in Central Europe. The name, which first appeared at the beginning of the 20th century, refers to vegetables grown in the area.

Slovak Philharmonic


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Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra was founded in 1949 as the country's first professional symphony orchestra and is situated in the historic 18th century's Reduta building.

Blumental Church


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The Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, also known as the Blumental Church, is a Roman Catholic church located in the broader old town centre of Bratislava, on the corner of the Florian square and the Blumental Street.

Trencin Castle


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Slovakian Trencin Castle, towering above the city of Trencin was built in the 11th century and is named a National Cultural Monument of Slovakia.

Trencin Museum


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With its over 120 years of history, the Museum of Trencin consists of four ceremonial rooms situated on the first floor. The building of the Museum was erected in the 17th century as the residence of Ileshazi family who possessed the land.

Komarno


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Komarno is a town with an unusual history. At the beginning, in 1892, it was a Hungarian town situated on both banks of the river Danube.

Sturovo


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Sturovo is a town located in southern Slovakia. In the Middle Ages, its territory was a significant marketplace.

Esztergom


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Esztergom is one of the most important cities in Hungary. It is a border town between Hungary and Slovakia, which are connected by Maria Valeria Bridge. It was the capital of Hungary for two hundred years.

Primatial Basilica


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The city is the main seat of the Catholic Church in Hungary. The most famous and symbolical place in Esztergom is its Primatial Basilica. You will not find any larger church in all Hungary.

Moorish Synagogue


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The Moorish synagogue in Esztergom is the oldest synagogue in Hungary. It was constructed by the biggest specialist in architecture of synagogues- Lipot Baumhorn- and built in 1888.

Maria Valeria Bridge


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Maria Valeria Bridge connects two banks of the river Danube. As also it connects two countries: Hungary and Slovakia. This is the fastest way to get from Sturovo to Esztergom.

Drazovce church


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Early Romanesque Dražovce church (the official name is the Church of the Holy Archangel Michael) dates back to the beginning of 12th century and at the same time it is considered to be one of the oldest churches in Slovakia.

Komarno fortress


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The Komárno fortress is the largest and well known fortress in Slovakia and at one point was the biggest defensive system in the whole Austro-Hungarian Monarchy.

Trencin


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Trenčín is one of the oldest Slovak cities, dating back to the 11th century together with Nitra and Bratislava.

Bojnice


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Bojnice, located on the Upper Nitra Basin, is one of the oldest spa towns in Slovakia – its mineral springs were known since the 16th century.

Bojnice Castle


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Bojnice Castle is among oldest and most remarkable Slovak castles. The first written record of the existence of the castle comes from 1113.

Banska Stiavnica


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Banska Stiavnica is a town in central Slovakia that has been inscribed on the UNESCO's World Heritage List. This old medieval mining town with two castles is full of wonders and fascinating places.

Holy Trinity Column


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In the center of the main square there is a beautiful Baroque-style plague Holy Trinity Column.

Saint Catherine Church


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This late Gothic church was built in 1488-1491. After the fire in 1560 the church got a new tower and its present form. It's known as „The Slovak Church" because of the Slovak preachers who were hosted there in the 18th century.

Tajchy


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Located in the Protected Landscape Area, Tajchy are artificial lakes that were created for the needs of local mines in the 18th century.

Knocking Tower


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The Knocking Tower was built in 1681. In the past you would find here a sound apparatus “klopačka” that was used by miners to wake up the workers at the beginning of their early morning shift.

Memorial of Holocaust Victims


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Memorial of Holocaust Victims, or Holocaust Memorial, is situated on the former site of the neologian Synagogue in Bratislava.

Wall of Memories


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During the Second World War Jewish people in all Europe were strongly persecuted. They were deported to concentration camps, tortured and murdered. The Holocaust took a heavy toll of many lives in the Slovak Republic.

Jewish Street


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The history of Jewish people in Bratislava began in 13th century. Once their presence was regulated by the charter granted, but later the Jews were expelled from Bratislava few times.

Museum of Jewish culture


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From the 16th century, only two original Jewish buildings have survived. One of them was turned into the Museum of Jewish Culture.

Orthodox synagogue


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Before World War II there were three Jewish synagogues in Bratislava. Two of them were completely destroyed and only the synagogue on Heyduk Street survived.