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CHRISTMAS MARKETS IN BRATISLAVA

One of the most beautiful periods of the year in Bratislava is definitely during the last weeks of the year, when people celebrate the scents of Christmas on the street markets. Yes, we are talking about the traditional Christmas markets. They are so popular among locals and tourists that the city …

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GHOST STORIES OF OLD BRATISLAVA

Virtually all cities, towns or villages have their own local legends and stories passed on over generations that involve scary ghosts, lost souls or other unfathomable events. Bratislava, formerly known as Pressburg, is no exception. And since a couple of these ghost stories are connected to places still standing today, …

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AUTUMN IN BRATISLAVA

There is something magical about the time when all the trees and bushes in the city get colorful and leaves are blown around the paths. Suddenly the whole city looks more picturesque. That’s why we think that autumn is probably the most beautiful season of the year. At least one …

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ROMAN MILITARY CAMP GERULATA

Travel back in time and explore the remains of the Roman military camp Gerulata in the municipality Rusovce. This is the place where you will feel strongly inspired by the past. Soldiers of the famous emperor and philosopher Marcus Aurelius who wrote his famous Meditations in military camps across Roman …

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BRATISLAVA FOUNTAINS

Bratislava can be literally called the city of fountains, having over 140 of them. Which are our favourite ones? What is their story? Read on to find out more about the most stunning fountains of our capital. [banner id="20653"] Roland (Maximilian) Fountain at the Main Square This renaissance fountain from 1572 …

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POST-COMMUNIST TOUR DE BRATISLAVA

How did Bratislava use to be like decades ago? Which people co-created our history? Where can you find the most important communist-era architecture? Did you know we have the largest socialist housing project in Europe here? In this very special post-communist tour with the charismatic young folks from Authentic Slovakia …

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GOOSE & DUCK FEAST SEASON

When autumn starts, Slovakia wakes up to live through the tradition of famous duck and goose festivities. This over 100 years old tradition is famous especially in small villages like Slovensky Grob or Chorvatsky Grob or other places around the Little Carpathians wine path. What food should you not miss? …

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TOP 5 THINGS TO SEE AROUND DEVIN

Although Devin is one of the smallest city parts of Bratislava, it can keep you busy for several hours or even days with its sights. If you love medieval history, nature, beautiful views or remains of socialism, you will for sure enjoy what it offers. Here is our list of …

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