Bratislava Old Town, Bratislava

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Must see · Neighborhood · Historic Walking Area
The heart of the city's cultural, political, and social life, the narrow streets and squares of Bratislava Old Town feature many historical landmarks, such as a medieval castle and the city's largest cathedral. Walk the promenade along the riverbank and see palaces housing foreign embassies as well as national institutions, including the government building. Nicknamed a "large village" by the locals due to its familiar atmosphere, this area is home to many shops, pubs, bars, and restaurants where you can taste traditional mulled wine or honey liquor. Look out for bizarre bronze statues, such as a man peeping from a manhole. St. Michael's gate and tower offer a nice view from a balcony. Planning Bratislava trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.
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  • What a beautiful town. Spent a few hours here and really loved it. Amazing shops and restaurants. Very cheap compared to Vienna. Glad I visited  more »
  • We spent a weekend in Bratislava and two days was enough to see the city. The old town is so small that there is nothing much to see after 2 days. Beautiful old buildings and squares. Lots if...  more »

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