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Bratislava Old Town

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Neighbourhood: Staré Mesto
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Address: Bratislava, Slovakia
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Historic neighborhood filled with charming narrow lanes, burgher's houses...

Historic neighborhood filled with charming narrow lanes, burgher's houses and nobles' palaces in addition to many of the city's important buildings such as the former Palace of the Hungarian Estates, the late-Gothic building of the Academia Istropolitana and the Leopold de Pauli Palace where Franz Liszt performed as a child.

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By boat from Vienna, this is a great little town to explore in a day. There is a lot to see but it can all be done by foot. Plenty of good food restaurants, cafes. Definitely... read more

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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By boat from Vienna, this is a great little town to explore in a day. There is a lot to see but it can all be done by foot. Plenty of good food restaurants, cafes. Definitely worth seeing.

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Nice small old town. I was here on the 1 January and everything was opened, and although it was freezing there were lot of people not only tourist but locals as well.

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West Kirby, United Kingdom
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we had been rather disappointed when we arrived in Bratislava, but as soon as we found the old town everything changed. We did a walking tour of the old town - it was fascinating

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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Our tour took us through Old Town which has a fascinating history and some incredible architecture. However, the fun was taken out of the trip as our tour guide informed us that no less than 3 know pickpockets were shadowing our group! We got the required tourist pics of the man in the drain hole and headed back to our... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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small old town in mid Europe, with cosy atmosphere, lot of historical building, great cafeterias, wine bars and restaurant, not overcrovded

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went here on a day trip from Vienna with my husband. Walking around the old town area we got the feeling that we had stepped back in time somewhat. There are many old buildings and narrow streets and lanes which is how they have been for hundreds of years. It was just beautiful.

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Thank Fellowtraveller00
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Brilliant palce with atmsophere. Nice environment and architecture. Must bez for all. I mist come with my girlfriend

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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The main reason for going to Bratislava. Take a guided tour in special narrow tour buses that can get down all the streets.

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First, I am writing this review from the perspective of a 62 year old lady from the U.S. who is now much more conscious of "easy" walks vs. "challenging" walks through European old towns... (balance, handrails on steps, slippery or uneven cobble stone paths). Let me assure you, this is an easy walk, very flat places to walk, no cars,... More 

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We only had a day trip coming from Budapest so to maximize our time, we had the orange free walking tour with Annamaria whose English is well and one city tour to complement it. It's worth what we did. Slovakia is a small place to navigate around just be prepared for the weather cold strong winds especially at the palace... More 

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