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Bratislava Old Town

Bratislava, Slovakia
+421 2/544 194 10
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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.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“old town” (2,177 reviews)
“day trip” (217 reviews)
“narrow streets” (96 reviews)
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Bratislava, Slovakia
Staré Mesto
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+421 2/544 194 10
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"old town"
in 2,177 reviews
"day trip"
in 217 reviews
"narrow streets"
in 96 reviews
"restaurants and bars"
in 62 reviews
"souvenir shops"
in 70 reviews
"walk around"
in 84 reviews
"christmas market"
in 83 reviews
"small city"
in 58 reviews
"beautiful city"
in 74 reviews
"european cities"
in 44 reviews
"few hours"
in 92 reviews
"on foot"
in 55 reviews
"train station"
in 47 reviews
"the main square"
in 87 reviews
"visited bratislava"
in 43 reviews
"walking tour"
in 83 reviews
"nice walk"
in 53 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the famous place in Bratislava with touch of history. Its full of travelers and local people. You schould to check it. If you choose some cafe or bare the price are highest

Thank BorisJr
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A charming old town and one of the most beautiful old towns I've visited. Lots of flowers and fountains. Excellent athmosphere. Always something going on. A must see for everyone visiting Bratislava.

Thank Eydís J
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice, walkable area with European charm and many restaurants. We really enjoyed our time in Old Town.

Thank CindyFromAnnapolis
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Bratislava is one of the world's newest capitals, although its old center has centuries of history behind it. You should come here to enjoy it now before it is "discovered" by the world at large. Bratislava's old town more or less went to sleep for...More

Thank ElaineAndGreg
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A short walk 7 mins from our hotel Danubia Gate brought you amongst very traditional style buildings and quaint squares where you can relax ,people watch or sit out side one of the many cafes for a local beer ,try the 12 ,very nice or...More

Thank Steve W
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We took the small tour around the old town. Good to get over view and history from guide. The central old town only accessible via foot. A host of restaurants cafes, bars. Loved the lamp posts with colourful flowers in baskets hanging below. Can do...More

Thank anne c
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Perhaps visiting this area with a tour guide would be more beneficial. The cobbled streets were fun with a Pram, and I saw a man struggling to push his disabled daughters wheelchair. There are some plaques explaining the historical significance near the castle wall and...More

Thank Darren99999
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A lovely way to spend a few hours. The roads are a killer on the pram though!! Visit the church and make sure you stop off for a beer and ice cream.

Thank Jane S
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is one of the most interesting and well-preserved historic centers of any city I’ve visited. There’s tons of beautiful old buildings, fountains, public squares, and statues to see. It’s compact size makes it easy to explore for travelers who only have a day or...More

Thank Alex B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Vibrant, bustling "Stare Mesto" features street musicians, fabulous ancient buildings, wonderful cathedrals (one with plexiglass floor section revealing partially buried skeletons beneath), large portion of the immense wall that once enclosed the entire city and much, much more. Eateries, vendors and stores of all variety,...More

Thank Deborahdear
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Sharon M
3 July 2018|
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Response from swtraveler15 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is within walking distance - probably a 10-15 min walk however you could probably catch one of the buses if you wish. We did walk it both ways - one way in the rain - and it was no problem.
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Jazzique
28 February 2018|
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Response from Neal M | Reviewed this property |
It’s 3 1/2 hours by train! Might be easier to fly!! Although don’t know the cost!
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PaisleyPattern
1 February 2018|
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Response from MARK T | Reviewed this property |
€14 return. it takes just over an hour. no need to pre book. tickets can be bought on the day of travel no problem. trains are hardly ever busy.
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