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PANSKA STREET

Explore aristocratic palaces, find a hidden iconic statue or discover the oldest pharmacy in the town! You can experience all of this on Panska Street. BRIEF HISTORY Bratislava experienced one of its best times in the 18th century, during the reign of Maria Theresa. She was very fond of our …

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GARDEN OF JANKO KRAL

Garden of Janko Kral is one of the oldest municipal parks in Europe. Get to know its history, main spots and reasons why it is one of the most popular outdoor places for a meet up! LOCATION Garden of Janko Kral is a park in Bratislava’s Petržalka borough. It spreads …

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A MUSICAL TRAM TO RUN IN BRATISLAVA IN SUMMER!

From 1st July 2017, a historical musical tram will ride through Bratislava, being a summer attraction for the locals as well as our capital’s visitors. Come to enjoy a free ride and listen to some cool music while having a different kind of “sightseeing” :) The very first tram ride …

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CORONATION CELEBRATION FESTIVAL

Coronation Celebration festival is one of the largest cultural events in Slovakia where you can experience the historical coronation ceremony of the Hungarian kings. During a three day event annually held in the streets of Bratislava at the end of June, you will be taken back in time to the period …

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STEFANIKOVA STREET

The history of Stefanikova Street is closely linked to the rise of the steam railway in Bratislava. Once a new station was opened on the steam railway line in 1848, it needed to be linked with the city center. The most suitable route was through the vineyards where only a …

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13 OFF THE BEATEN TRACK PLACES IN BRATISLAVA

Bratislava is a city that offers tourists history and culture – this is probably mentioned by every tourist guidebook. Whether online or on paper, you can read about the glory of the St. Martin’s Coronation Cathedral, the unsettling fates of Bratislava and Devín castles, the tapestries in the Primate’s Palace, …

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MEDIEVAL KNIGHTS SHOW AT THE DEVIN CASTLE

Be taken back to the Middle Ages – the times of knights, ladies and troubadours, at this great show (not only) for kids that includes children’s medieval games, swordplay performances, historical dance or dueling knights on horsebacks! The performances mirror the happenings and traditions of an exciting period full of changes, …

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TRADITIONAL EASTER IN SLOVAKIA

It’s that time of the year again when Easter eggs and bunnies invade all the stores and adverts, we eat too many cakes and enjoy a long weekend. While in some parts of the world Easter is celebrated through having unusual meals or even playing special Easter sports, the first …

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NEDBALOVA STREET

Who would have guessed that the Nedbalova Street, one of the oldest streets in Bratislava, used to be a Jewish ghetto in the past? That’s right, the street appeared for the first time at the end of the 13th century as a demarcation of the Jewish neighbourhood. BRIEF HISTORY Jews …

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