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Pribinova St., 7272/17, Bratislava, Slovakia
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All reviews mount olympus national theatre nice fountain opera house greek mythology aquatic creatures christmas market christmas period focal point worth checking out beautiful building old town figures gods carp eagles depicted
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Directly in front of Bratislava’s National Theatre is Fontain Ganymed, a depiction of ancient mythology. One of the Old Town’s more ornate and decorator water features and found in a lovely and lively area of the city.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Greg W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is beautiful fountain. The sculpture is also beautiful but the children look unhappy. A good place to hangout.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful square, where locals and tourists mingle and enjoy the view. There are a number of kiosks on a side street selling local crafts.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank baymontsvp
Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

Located in front of the wonderful Old Slovak National Theatre you will find this great fountain. Designed by Bratislavian architect V Tilgner in 1888 ,the fountain is well detailed and shows Ganymede being carried by an eagle to Mount Olympus, the middle part of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 293neilk
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

We loved strolling around the statue especially at light with the Christmas market nearby. The place gets a little crowded, but it is still beautiful!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SteveRainville99
Reviewed 17 November 2018

This fountain is absolutely beautiful and not just because it looks glorious in front of the Old National Theatre building which in itself is a marvel to look at, but because its multi-layering and cherub children inspired sculptures has a Parisian feel to it. You...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Reviewed 23 October 2018

If you're planning a walking tour of Bratislava, by all means include this fountain, but it's not impressive enough to go out of your way to see. I found the building behind it much more interesting, but the guidebooks offer virtually no information on it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lin0515
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Title sums it up really. Decent, grand fountain gig complimenting the also impressive opera house. A worthy end to the boulevard leading to it

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Clicelillie
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Designed in 1888 and located in the city center right in front of the opera house, this fountain is a work of art. Easy to get to for those with mobility issues.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank AAHolt
Reviewed 12 July 2018

As other's have pointed out, this is a very nice fountain and a great photo opp. But the building in the background is the Opera House and it in itself is a very beautiful building as well. This area is probably the focal point of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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