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Michael's Gate (Michalska brana)

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Address: Michalska 24, Stary mesto, Bratislava, Slovakia
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Brief visit for photos

You will probably walk through this gate if you explore Old Town. It's a good photo op. On the street right under the middle of the gate is a sort of compass that points to major... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This isn't a site that will take a lot of time to see, but you can walk through the gate and feel like you're experiencing part of the city's history. The surrounding neighborhood also has a lot to see, and since you really can see Bratislava in one day there's no reason not to include Michalska brana.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Michael's Gate is a very old structure remnant of the medieval times. You more than likely won't miss it if you are exploring the city. The structure now serves as a museum of mid-aged weaponry. I didn't go up though as I didn't have much time. Not sure of the fee either, but I won't expect it to be very... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

You will probably walk through this gate if you explore Old Town. It's a good photo op. On the street right under the middle of the gate is a sort of compass that points to major cities around the world with distances from the gate noted. There is also the narrowest house in Solvakia (originally a passageway) that our guide... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

One of the old city gates, impressive, you can make good photos. Just walk through and you are in a different world - not any more the old town.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

If you spend any time in Bratslavia, you will see this historic gate. Our walking tour visited it briefly. It is worth few minutes visit and a few photographs.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

Enntrance to the old town and a good starting point and point of reference once you start exploring tje smaller side streets.

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New Milton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Good to do this with guide as pointed out many interesting facts we would have missed .. Such as narrowest house, coronation prints in cobbles former moat/drawbridge presence etc

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

this was the main entrance gate to the old town. Full of history and worth a visit. Just 5 euros and takes about 45/60 minutes, entrance fee includes a visit to the nearby pharmacy museum.

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Topolcany, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Lovely area in the old town with great atmosphere. You can have a nice view and then walk surrounding old wide streets. I like it especially after sunset, when it is still busy, charming and packed with nice cafes and restaurants to enjoy evening.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This is a site that you must visit while in Bratislava. Just walking up to the gate is awesome and you can see the tower from any point in old town.

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Address: Address: Michalska 24, Stary mesto, Bratislava, Slovakia
Location: Europe  >  Slovakia  >  Bratislava Region  >  Bratislava>  > Staré Mesto

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