BEST OF BRATISLAVA'S OLD TOWN DISTRICT
Discover and enjoy a careful selection of the most beautiful sights of Bratislava's Old Town district during a pleasant walk through the vivid and fascinating streets and squares of my town. Besides, learn about some most particular information about the everyday life in the capital now. Information on where to do the best shopping are also included.
The walk usually starts at your hotel / meeting point on your request. To your comfort there are no steep slopes and no staircases on our way. Wheelchair participants also welcome.
The 1,5-hour-walk includes following highlights:
- A picturesque view of Bratislava Castle
- The coronation church eg. St. Martin's Cathedral
- The Old Town Hall - a picturesque Gothic-Renaissance building
- The Primate's Palace - a jewel of the neoclassical architecture
- The Franciscan church and monastery - dating back to 1297
- The Royal Chamber and the Noble Parliament - a pearl of Baroque era
- The Academia Istropolitana - the 1st university from the 15th century
- The town walls - impressive defensive construction from the 14th century
- The medieval Main Square - the market square for centuries
- A short walk along the Jewish quarter - called 2nd Jerusalem in the 19th century
- The Slovak National Theatre - Opera House - an enchanting Neo-Renaissance building
- The St. Michael's Gate - a beautiful combination of Renaissance and Baroque architecture
- The Pallfy Palace - 6-year-old Mozart played the piano there
... and plenty of interesting stories about the past and present from a history lover and actual town insider.
An experience you will enjoy thoroughly!
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