Slovak Radio Building, Bratislava

Slovak Radio Building, Bratislava

Known for its odd upside down pyramid structure, the Slovak Radio Building is unique and a worthwhile part of a sightseeing tour of Bratislava, Slovakia. This upside down construction was erected during the socialist years of Slovakia, prior to the fracture of Czechoslovakia. The building was designed by renowned architects Š. Svetko, Š. Ďurkovič and B. Kissling. Located on Mýtna ulica (street), the Slovak National Broadcasting Studio has several theaters and recording studios which have been used by musicians and musical groups from around Slovakia.

It took 15 years to build and represents a combination of cement and steel framework. The first broadcast from the building was in 1984. The concert hall, which is quite spacious, holds one of the largest organs within the nation. Slovak Radio is adjacent to Freedom Square and is close to the very tall Slovak National Bank building. The section of the city where it stands is the more contemporary part of the city. The building is only open to the public when musical performances and concerts are happening. The rest of the time, the facility is used by the Radio network for broadcasting purposes.
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Sight Name: Slovak Radio Building
Sight Location: Bratislava, Slovakia (See walking tours in Bratislava)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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