Time of year
richard2112 wrote a review Feb 2020
Penrith, United Kingdom156 contributions57 helpful votes
Only low review score because the statue has been moved, but no-one seemd to no where....and yet all the tourist information is still showing this as being in the main square leaning on the seat, just like the photo here.
Date of experience: February 2020
1 Helpful vote
rftu wrote a review Nov 2019
Newry, United Kingdom965 contributions338 helpful votes
Plenty of these attractions dotted around the streets of Bratislava. There’s a series of these..my favourite is the man peeping out of the manhole. Very good for photographs.
Date of experience: March 2019
Siouxsie54 wrote a review Oct 2019
Solihull, United Kingdom320 contributions109 helpful votes
We searched high and low but this soldier was levered off his pedestal, the bench was destroyed, and both have gone to be 'renovated'.
Date of experience: September 2019
Flore wrote a review Sep 2019
Arad, Romania1,626 contributions271 helpful votes
The french soldier is leaning on a bench you can sit on – and have a great photo! And this statue has its story. It is said that after Napoleon's army passed through Bratislava, a soldier (named Hubert) fell in love with a local women and remained here. That's how Hubert sparkling wine was born. And something else. Right opposite soldier Hubert, there is still a statue, also a French soldier, a statue that many tourists do not know. …
Date of experience: June 2019
Alex wrote a review Aug 2019
I looked everywhere but couldn't find him. I did see foot prints at the back of the bench where he once was.
Date of experience: August 2019