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WINTER IN BRATISLAVA

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If you are not keen on the cold winter weather, you probably won’t dream about visiting Slovakia around this time. For those who can brave the cold and like the idea of walking through a snowy wonderland, we recommend to come right now – we are starting to get some snow …

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CHRISTMAS IN SLOVAKIA

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Christmas is probably the most magical season of the year. Slovaks love Christmas and it is the main feast celebrated here. What does Christmas in Slovakia look like? Which traditions do Slovaks still follow and which were practiced by their ancestors? Read about the Slovak Christmas season, traditional Christmas dinner …

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BRATISLAVA BY NIGHT FREE TOUR

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What’s better than seeing the beautiful sights of Bratislava? Probably seeing these sights by night :) Do you wonder how to manage such a night tour without missing out on something, free of charge? Read on the following instructions: Basically it does not really matter where in the Old Town you …

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MIKULAS CELEBRATION IN SLOVAKIA

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With December and the freezing weather, one of the most beautiful times of the year comes to our little big city. A peaceful atmosphere with slower pace and crowded markets full of delicious food. Drinks and cheerful mood and full shopping malls. These are however not the only indications that …

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BRATISLAVA FOUNTAINS

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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. Roland (Maximilian) Fountain at the Main Square This renaissance fountain from 1572 is the …

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CHRISTMAS MARKETS IN BRATISLAVA

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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

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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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MILITARY CEMETERY

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Cemeteries are usually not the kind of places we would recommend for a visit. However, as spooky as it sounds, some of them can be truly charming. They are also ideal for a walk when you need to contemplate or take a mental break. This is also the case with …

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