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Bratislava Old Town

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Neighbourhood: Staré Mesto
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Address: Bratislava, Slovakia
Phone Number: +421 2/544 194 10
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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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Very nice place for a walk

The old town is very different from the other surroundings of Bratislava. With it's paved small streets and beautiful old buildings and cosy restaurants and cafe's, it's a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The old town is very different from the other surroundings of Bratislava. With it's paved small streets and beautiful old buildings and cosy restaurants and cafe's, it's a historical throwback. It's small, so you can walk around it for half a day.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

To really appreciate the old town I recommend doing one of the walking tours as it gave me personally a better appreciation of the history of the site. Charming little streets and lovely buildings. Worth a nice stroll around.

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County Wexford, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The old town in bratislava is a maze of cobbled streets that won't disappoint. Around every corner is another pretty or stunning sight. It takes a while to get the hang of the place as each street and archway can look the same but you can spend hours just strolling around, watching the laid back locals and tourist's move at... More 

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Malta
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

beautiful little local shops. small coffee shops where you can sample the scrumpious cakes, also try to visit the blue and white church just outside the old city

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Skane County, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Cosy Old Town, that was beautifully decorated for Christmas. I spent only one night in Bratislava but would love to go there again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Away from the bustling central roads, it is easy to get lost in the historic old town. There are hundreds of little cafes and bars, so if you like people watching it is great to grab a coffee and just chill for awhile. The old town is a maze of arches and cobbled streets and very much feels like you've... More 

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Walking distance from the bus station, many pubs and restaurant options. No need for guides as there are signs everywhere. 3 hours are enough to see everything.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This location is filled with little shops and old, though, very well preserved buildings. It reflects the history of the country and you can find walking tours leaving from here. As the city is rather small, the walk will be very shot and you can find a nice restaurant to relax.

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Beautiful architecture and a very compact city centre. Everything is very close together. I visited for the Christmas markets and they were amazing. The city looked stunning. Highly recommended

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We decided to make the drive from Vienna and are so glad we did! Worth an overnight stay to truly enjoy all the Old Town has to offer, especially with the Christmas markets!

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