15 Essential Things to See in Bratislava

15 Essential Things to See in Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia (B)

Perhaps you’ve never heard of Slovakia, or perhaps you’ve been told visiting some Eastern European countries are not worth your time and energy. Quite personally, I find that many Western European cities are becoming over crowded and too expensive and heading east seems to be the theme of our 2017 travels. Not only are cities like Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, absolutely beautiful but totally refreshing! 

If I were to ask you to place Slovakia on a map, could you do it? Most people seem to easily overlook this small country which is wedged between Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Ukraine and yes, it is a bit further than most tourists seem to go. Perhaps your only connection with this beautiful country is actually a misconceived perception that the country is dangerous thanks in part to EuroTrip or the WORST movie ever: Hostel. If that is, you’ve seriously been mislead. 

Many cruise ships stop in Bratislava, along the Danube, but if you’re considering visiting Vienna, Austria, then you should consider taking the extra hour to cross the border into Slovakia and add Bratislava to your itinerary. Two capitals for the price of one! Not only is the capital nearby, but it’s also budget friendly and way less crowded than Vienna can get. Or consider adding it to your Eastern European capital itinerary from Prague to Budapest via Vienna and Bratislava. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 15 Essential Things to See in Bratislava
Guide Location: Slovakia » Bratislava
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Lorelei Frey
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.caliglobetrotter.com/15-essential-things-to-see-in-bratislava-slovakia/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • St. Martin’s Cathedral
  • Bratislava Castle
  • House of “the Good Shepard”
  • Grassalkovich Palace
  • St. Michael’s Gate
  • Primate’s Palace
  • Old Town Hall & Main Square
  • Cafe Mayer
  • Napoleon Statue
  • Statue Man at Work
  • Konditorei Kormuth
  • Church of St. Elizabeth – Blue Church
  • Observation Deck UFO
  • Sad Janka Krala Park
  • Hotel Devin