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Mamaison Residence Sulekova

81103 Bratislava, 1., Sulekova 20

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SKARITZ Hotel & Residence

811 01 Bratislava, 1., Michalská 4

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Places to see in Bratislava

Places to see in Bratislava, things to do in Bratislava, Slovakia

1. Bratislavský hrad castle (Bratislava castle)

Bratislava is the Capital of the Slovak Republic and the most visited tourist destination in the country. Bratislava castle is a National Cultural Monument and a point of pride for Slovaks. Large reconstruction changed it from a ruine to the most dominant features of Bratislava. The castle was built earlier than the city lying below - first traces of settlement on the Castle hill stem from the ancient times. In the time of the Great Moravia empire there was a major castle on the hill. After desintegration of Great Moravia the castle served as a border fortification of the Kingdom of Hungary. Besides representative premises there is a museum in the castle today.

 

 

2. Square Hlavné námestie with Old City Hall & sculptures

The old town has been in 1954 proclaimed an urban conserva- tion area. The central point of this area is one of the best known squares in Bratislava - Hlavné námestie (Main square) with its most important landmarks Roland Fountain and Old City Hall - erected in the late 13th century and finished in Gothic style in the 15th century (oldest city hall in Slovakia). The Old City Hall underwent later some reconstructions, restylings and enhancements, last one in 1912. In the tower wall there is embaded a canonball shot by Napoleon´s soldiers in 1809. Today it hosts a museum. In the same area there are popular new sculptures: ?umil (Man at work), Schöner Náci and Napoleon Soldier.

 

 

3. Church of St. Elisabeth - Modrý kostolík (Blue Church)

Model of the Blue Church is symbol of Bratislava and Slovakia in Mini-Europe in Brussels. The original you can see in the Old Town Bratislava on the street Bezru?ova ulica - near the square Šafárikovo námestie. It is called "Blue Church" because of the colour of its facade, mosaics and blue-glased roof - see the picture. The church designed in Art Nouveau style was finished 1913 after the plains of Ödön Lechner. The Hungarian seccesionist style forms dominate in the church. The interior is decorate with altarpieces. On the altar there is an illustration of St. Elisabeth - known by relinquishment of her wealth to the poor.

 

 

4. Devín Castle - National Cultural Monument

This strategic place at the confluence of rivers Danube and Moravia has been settled since the Neolithic age. Already Celts and Romans built fortresses here. In the period of the Great Moravian Empire (9th century) the Prince Rastislav built here a huge fortress (Dowina). In 1809 it was blown up by Napoleon´s army. Devin has become in the 19th century an important national symbol for the Slovaks - ?udovít Štúr has organised here in 1836 a youth meeting. The partly reconstructed castle hosts some exhibitions of the Slovak National Museum now. There is a wonderful panoramic view over confluence of the Danube and Moravia rivers as well as on Austria from the castle. Buses 28 and 29 provide connection with the city.

 

 

5. ZOO Bratislava, member of EAZA and UCSZ

ZOO Bratislava was opened for public in 1960. It is situated on 96 ha of Carpathian forest. The Zoological garden Bratislava is located in Mlynská dolina not far from the Danube river in the area of the bridge La Franconi. It serves popularizing tasks of animal world. Gradually the recreational aspect is extended. The connection with the city is provided by the buses no. 30, 31, 37, 39, 92 and 32 (from railway station) with the getting off on the stop Slávi?ie údolie and by the trams no. 1, 4, 5, 9 , 12 and 17 with the getting off on the stop Botanická záhrada and then on foot ca 15 min direction Mlynská dolina.

 

 

6. Botanic garden Bratislava

Botanic garden of the Comenius University, Bratislava is situated in the municipality of Bratislava 4 nearby the Danube river closed to the La Franconi bridge. It serves scientific, educational, cultural and popularizing tasks. Gradually the recreational aspect is extended. The area of about 5 hectares comprises a collection of over 10000 plant species. Botanic garden is divided into glass-houses, rose garden, Alpine houses, woodland garden. The connection with the city is provided by the buses no. 29 and 32 (from railway station) and by the trams no. 1, 4, 5, 9, 12 and 17 with the getting off on the stop Botanická záhrada.

 

 

7. Grassalkovich palace - Presidential palace now

The Grassalkovich palace with French garden was built in 1760 in Roccoco/late Baroque style as a summer palace for Count Antal Grassalkowich - a Hungarian noble. The buiding became later a center of musical life in Bratislava - Joseph Haydn premiered some of his symphonies here. The palace was often used for various balls and parties organized by Viennese royal court - for example when Maria Theresa 's daughter Maria Christina married Albert of Sachsen-Teschen. It is seat of the President of the Slovak Republic today. A fountain and some statues located in the garden of the presidential palace - now a public park - enhace the charm of this place.

 

 

8. St. Martin´s Cathedral (Slovak: Dóm svätého Martina)

St Martin´s Minster is the biggest and most spectacular church in Bratislava. Its construction began in the late 13th century on the site of an older Romanesque church and old cemetery. St Martin 's Minster was a coronation church of the sovereigns of the Kingdom of Hungary in the years 1563 - 1830. In total, the coronations of 11 kings and queens plus 9 of their consorts took place here, including that of Maria Theresa of Austria (1768). The tower is topped by huge gold-plated representation of the Crown of St. Stephen - the copy of the Hungarian royal crown. The imitation is one metre tall and weighs 300 kilograms. There are two bells in its tower; the bigger one is called Wedderin. Beethoven's Missa Solemnis was played for the first time in this church.

 

 

9. Chatam Sófer mausoleum

Chatam Sofer also known as Moses Sofer with his real name Moshe Schreiber (1762-1832) was a world-renowned rabbi living in Bratislava. After his study (Tora, Talmud) he took up the position of Chief Rabbi in Bratislava in the year 1806. Chatám Sófer founded in Bratislava the rabbinical seminary. Excellent reputation of this seminary and the fame of its high educational standards spread all over Europe. Chatam Sófer influenced religious activities of Jews in the whole Europe. Thanks to him Bratislava yeshiva became one of the most important rabbinical educational establishment in the world. Albert Einstein himself visited his grave in 1923. The Chatam Sofer Memorial is a burial site and a place of prayer.

 


10. Sad Janka Krá?a Park

Park Janko Krá? in Bratislava - Petržalka is one of the oldiest public parks in Europe. Park was founded in 1774 - 1776 on the right side of the Danube river. The walks were set up in the shape of an eight-leg star and the trees were planted along them. Each allée in the park was named after its correspoding species of tree (maple, willow, alder etc.). Also Ginkgo biloba trees (maidenhair tree) can be found here. There is Janko Krá? statue (Slovak poet) in the centre of the park. The park attained its current shape in 1839. The park is situated between the Old bridge and the bridge Nový most. The shopping centre Aupark is located near the park.
 



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