Bratislava Old Town
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Historic neighborhood filled with charming narrow lanes, burgher's houses and nobles' palaces in addition to many of the city's important buildings such as the former Palace of the Hungarian Estates, the late-Gothic building of the Academia Istropolitana and the Leopold de Pauli Palace where Franz Liszt performed as a child.
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Neighbourhood: Staré Mesto
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ExtraPillow
Birmingham, UK92 contributions
Sep 2022
Not the most interesting old town in the world. A few shops selling tourist junk and a load of average quality bars. Oh yeah, also a strip club as you walk into the town. Classy!
Written 14 November 2022
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Mairead G
Sligo, Ireland9 contributions
Nov 2022 • Solo
Beautiful wide open spaces. Fully pedestrianised. Culture, art and music promoted. Safe and full of architecture. Caters excellently for tourists.
Written 3 November 2022
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Flitz8-A foodie travels
Athens, Greece2,834 contributions
Oct 2022 • Solo
Bratislava old Town is lovely with eateries, souvenir shops, cafes and nice to walk around in and have a stroll around in
Written 2 November 2022
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WadadLahadLEB
1,751 contributions
Nov 2021
Bratislava is an old town in Slovakia (the capital) where it is nice to go and take a walk in the town and enjoy the culture and sculpture.
1 day is enough to explore the city.
Written 31 October 2022
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Ornella G
London, UK67 contributions
Oct 2022
Best of Bratislava is old town with plenty tasty restaurants,bars and a large variety of shops and souvenirs.Charming streets
Written 27 October 2022
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Jesse J
8 contributions
Oct 2022
Bratislava Old Town is filled with cobblestone streets with a large variety of shops and superb eateries. Unlike the nearby larger cities of Budapest and Vienna, Bratislava has a more quaint and cozy charm to it. Bratislava Castle and St. Martin's Cathedral are worth a visit while strolling through Old Town.
Written 25 October 2022
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Carole L
Romford, UK232 contributions
Sep 2022
Compact and easily walkable with many attractions. We also had the advantage of warm and sunny weather. Great selection of restaurants and bars. Certainly recommended with many beautiful buildings.

Just to say when we visited the city gate was undergoing restoration which appeared quite major.
Written 13 October 2022
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donavan94563
Orinda, CA155 contributions
Sep 2022
Had one day in Bratislava during a Bike & Boat trip on the Danube. Traveling with a group from US all in their 50s.

We started the day cycling from Devin along the former "Iron Curtain", crossing the green line and reaching the imposing Imperial Palace of Hof with its beautiful terraced gardens and idyllic manor farm. We followed the bike path through Austria's "vegetable garden" to the coronation city of Bratislava at the slopes of the Little Carpathians.

We met up with our river cruise ship which was docked at Bratislava along the Danube.

Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, is set along the Danube River by the border with Austria and Hungary. It’s surrounded by vineyards and the Little Carpathian mountains, crisscrossed with forested hiking and cycling trails. The pedestrian-only, 18th-century old town is known for its lively bars and cafes.

Bratislava is made for strolling and is an easy 5-10 walk/stroll from the Danube to the old town. We had just a few hours to spend and headed straight to the old town and wandered its mostly traffic-free streets. Many choose to ascend to the observation deck atop a funky bridge or hike up to the castle for the views. We mainly strolled along the Danube riverbank to the new modern and thriving economy. Plenty of places to eat, drink or enjoy ice cream within outdoor pedestrian squares,

A cute and coming of age European city great for strolling the streets and seeing the old architecture.
Written 3 October 2022
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Jo K
Worcester, UK6,476 contributions
Sep 2022 • Couples
So glad on our river cruise we stopped here. It’s an absolute delight of a city. Charming streets. Very good value. What’s not to love ❤️
Written 30 September 2022
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jim
Oklahoma City, OK3 contributions
Sep 2022 • Couples
Very walkable old town with lots and lots of history. Transportation in and around old town is very convenient with trams, electric buses and traditional bus routes.

The history of this part of Europe is fascinating! Many museums documenting the changes Europe underwent is easily found here.
Written 17 September 2022
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