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What makes Bratislava so delightful?

Although Bratislava is not as popular with tourists as other cities in the region: Vienna, Krakow or Prague, you can find some really great attractions here. Bratislava impresses with its historical monuments, tranquility and greenery, and is not as crowded with tourists as Vienna or Budapest, allowing you to fully enjoy its charms. If you are planning a trip to the Slovak capital, join our free tour and learn about the city’s history from the Middle Ages to the present day. Discover the most magnificent monuments, charming places and attractions that you will long remember. Enjoy an unforgettable free tour of Bratislava with a local, passionate guide!

Bratislava – what to see during the tour?

The sightseeing tour should start with the city’s main square, Hlavné námestie, which is also Bratislava’s market square. The square is located in the Old Town, in the very center of the capital, and is surrounded by historical buildings such as the Art Nouveau Roland palace, the neo-Baroque Paluďaiov palace, the rococo Kutscherfeldov palace, the rococo Aponiho palace or the Miestodržiteľský palace. You will also find here the 16th-century Rolland Fountain, which owes its name to the legendary knight.

Lovers of historical buildings will be delighted with the ruins of medieval Devín Castle, located on a rock at the mouth of the Morava River into the Danube – it is one of the oldest castles in all of Slovakia. Also noteworthy is the Bratislava Castle dating from the 10th century, which served as a defensive fortress from the 15th century onwards. Today it houses the Historical Museum. The only surviving city gate in Bratislava is the Michalská Gate, which was built around 1300.

The most famous religious building in Bratislava is St Martin’s Cathedral, the former coronation church of the Hungarian kings. It is the most important church in the whole of Slovakia and its construction began back in the 14th century. Also worth a visit is the Church of St Elizabeth, known as the Blue Church, which stands out for its unusual shape and colour.

Another popular attraction in the city is the UFO, a space ship shaped restaurant located on the Slovak National Uprising Bridge. On its roof you will find a viewpoint (located at a height of 95 metres), from which you can admire, among other things, Bratislava Castle and the Old Town.

There are also quite a few interesting sculptures in Bratislava. The most famous of these is the statue of Čumil – the sewer man, which protrudes from a sewer manhole. Touching Čumil’s helmet is said to bring good luck, so it is no wonder that it is the most worn-out spot on the monument.

Free walking tour – Bratislava with a local guide

Looking for a guide to show you the highlights of the Slovak capital? Take a free walking tour of Bratislava with Walkative! This unique form of tour assumes that it is the tourist who prices the guide’s commitment, knowledge and passion and sets the price of the tour himself. Free walking tour in Bratislava is addressed to families, couples, small groups of friends and individual tourists. Book a place on our website and go on an unforgettable free guided tour! Bratislava is one of many European cities we operate in – with Walkative! guides you will also visit other European capitals such as Bucharest, Budapest, Sarajevo, Zagreb or Vienna.

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