Slovakia, Bratislava Guide (B): One Night in Bratislava
Stop #3 on our epic seven-day, four country Central EuroTrip was Bratislava (Missed stops #1 and #2? You can read all about them here: Prague and Vienna).
Bratislava wasn’t on my travel bucket list until we started planning this trip and saw how close it was to Vienna. From talking to family and friends who questioned our inclusion of Bratislava on the list, I knew I wasn’t alone.
But, at just over 60km (an hour on the bus) from Vienna, it seems almost stupid not to go. So, we added it to the itinerary, booked our Flixbus tickets and were off.
Bratislava is the capital and largest city in Slovakia. It is home to more than 650,000 people, and it is nothing like the Bratislava that was depicted in the movie EuroTrip (let’s just get that out of the way now). Located in southwestern Slovakia, Bratislava lies on the banks of both the River Danube and the River Morava. It also borders both Austria and Hungary, making it the only nation capital to border two independent nations.
It’s a small capital city, but one that packs a big punch, and although we were only there for a few hours we had more than enough to see, do and eat.
Most SNP (Bridge of the Slovak National Uprising)
We hadn’t been on the bus for very long when Most SNP popped up on the horizon. This spaceship looking bridge is one of Slovakia’s newest icons and was something I was intrigued by. So, I was more than pleased that this was the very first thing we saw in the ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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