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Michael's Gate (Michalska brana)

Stary mesto Michalska 24, Bratislava 811 03, Slovakia
+421 2/544 330 44
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“old city” (36 reviews)
“nice entrance” (5 reviews)
“copper roof” (4 reviews)
Stary mesto Michalska 24, Bratislava 811 03, Slovakia
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+421 2/544 330 44
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Reviewed yesterday

the only city gate from the old medieval fortifications, first built around 1300, a lovely centerpoint in the city

Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed 5 days ago

One of Bratislava's original city gates, just off the main square, you can climb to the top for views across the city, well worth a visit.

Thank ipswichjimlee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum is small but interesting. With the ticket you can get into other museums. But the best part is you can go to the top and have a great over look of the city. There are no signs on the door saying you can...More

Thank Brenda M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Medieval Bratislava was guarded by 3 gates, which are highlighted on the city's Coat of Arms. The only surviving gateway is Michael's Gate which dates to 1300s. The cupola was added in 18th Century. Iconic attraction in Old Town -- you can't miss it.

Thank Wesley C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This historic gateway should be included in your walk around Bratislava's Old Town, and is a good photo opportunity. It is the last of the historic gates remaining. If you think that the style of the upper part differs from the lower part you are...More

Thank David O
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This is the only preserved gate in the city and it dates back to the 14th century. On the ground as you pass through the gate is the zero-kilometre plate which lists the distance of 29 cities from Bratislava

Thank KatielouAustralia
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Great views of the town and you felt quite high up . Pleasant museum getting up there but you have to be interested in the artefacts on view but still worth going up

Thank timothyg61
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

This is one of main monument into old town Beautiful It stand there so majestic Beautiful gate Can also visit the gate walk steps up to top of tower View over town again very beautiful Yes worth a visit Again really good view over town...More

Thank Odd Lennart L
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We rode our bikes through Michael's Gate as we entered town. It only takes a few seconds, but is a worthwhile stop as you enjoy the old town section of this lovely city

Thank Marty K
Reviewed 25 October 2017

It´s a nice historical dominant of the old town of Bratislava and a popular tourist place with Museum of Weapons. Museum entry fee for adults 4,50 EUR and for children and pensioners 2,50 EUR. From the top floor is a unique panoramic view of the...More

Thank Jozef L
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