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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...more
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Bratislava, Slovakia
Staré Mesto
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All reviews old town day trip narrow streets lots of restaurants souvenir shops walk around christmas market beautiful architecture small city european cities few hours on foot lovely city the main square visited bratislava train station nice walk
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very unimpressive. I walked around the whole old town area in less than 20 minutes. There is only a few shops to see. The place seems depressing. As a whole I found Bratislava very boring and wanted to leave after the first day.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank explorerworld32
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We very much enjoyed walking around the streets of old Bratislava, but it almost got claustrophobic since there were so many large tour groups walking together. That being said, it is a very beautiful place with stunning Architecture. The Christmas market is beautiful and wished...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SteveFEAT8848
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Things to see, statues dotted around the town all gave there little stories. Architecture worth looking at and lots of history. You can walk everywhere, because your never far from anything and it's the best way to get the best views

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CheetOwls
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have been to Bratislava several times now and I think their Old Town is simply stunning. My twin brother Stephen and I are here now for six nights and we will be visiting the Old Town each and every day. The wonderful Baroque architecture...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 293neilk
Reviewed 3 days ago

Came here just in the side.. Booked a day trip from Vienna and was very pleasantly surprised.. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 4 days ago

little overrated, but maybe because of the cold weather. very small and all contained in small area.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 94libbyt
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed walking around old town. Lots of shops and small alleyways. But, one member of our group was pickpocketed. She opened her pursue to make a purchase and while she was turned to the clerk, had her wallet taken. Seems there is much more...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank GoesBoom
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Bratislava Castle is the main castle of Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia. The massive rectangular building with four corner towers stands on an isolated rocky hill of the Little Carpathians directly above the Danube river in the middle of Bratislava

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Ibnebatutariz2018
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Bratislava exceeded my expectations! The Slovakian people were extremely welcoming and friendly, which is so important for me when solo traveling as this puts me at ease. The city is quaint and wonderful to explore. There is so many quirky cafes/restaurants in the old town....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Phoebeha
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A day trip fm Vienna but would definitely visit again. One of the most beautiful places I’ve been. Christmas markets in the evening were so atmospheric and everyone was so friendly

Date of experience: December 2018
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Christel V
October 14, 2018|
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Response from Rodders2013 | Reviewed this property |
Hlvana Stanica..which has wifi available for free on arrival. Helpful for getting your bearings.
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Sharonmc759
July 3, 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
February 28, 2018|
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Response from U7221ITmariar | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the time of the year and the amount of people, we were in a road trip from Prague to Budapest so just stopped by here to grab dinner and see the old town, total time was less than 3 hours.
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