BRATISLAVA EXTENDED WALKING TOUR
Stroll through romantic streets, cosy squares and see the highlights of enchanting historic centre of the Old Town, take Danube river view from Bratislava Castle and see the city´s transformation process over the last years visiting modern area of Eurovea.
OLD TOWN WALKING TOUR
starts at representative building of the Slovak National Theatre, one of the dominants of the Old Town. Continue walking through Hviezdoslav Square, lively place, markets and concerts venue, with elegant buildings, pleasant rest corners, charming cafés to turn back to time of coronations visiting one of the most important churches in the city – St Martin´s Cathedral – where of total 19 kings and queens of the Habsburg House were crowned. Music lovers will be keen on listening to the stories about world famous musicians whose lives are closely related to the city. Mozart, Haydn, Rubinstein, Hummel, Beethoven, Liszt and many others lived, composed and performed in here.
perched on a large, rocky hill above Danube River, one of the most prominent structures in the city, playing an important role in its history. The castle hill site has been continuously inhabited for several thousand years, Bratislava´s stronghold is first mentioned in 907. Since the mid-16th century when Bratislava became the coronation city of the Hungarian Kingdom, royal crown jewels were stored here. Palace reached its glory during the reign of the most famous Austria-Hungarian Queen Maria Theresa. Immerse in time of the kings and queens by the thoughts and enjoy the Danube river view.
OLD TOWN WALKING TOUR
continues at the St Michael´s Gate – the town´s only preserved gate out of four providing the entry into the fortified medieval town. Walking down the narrow Michalska street with Renaissance and Baroque appearance breathe in the atmosphere of the Middle Ages. At its end the Hungarian Royal Court Chamber majestically perks, in the past seat of Hungarian Parliament. Undoubtedly the most charming square in the Old Town area is the Main Square with the Old Town Hall and the oldest fountain – the Maximilian´s fountain. You will be mentioned about the importance of former winter archbishop´s residence – Primate´s Palace.
Leave the historic city to explore recent “New Town” visiting modern part of Bratislava – Eurovea passing by Art Nouveau Blue Church famous for its blue facade, mosaics and blue-glazed roof. Eurovea as a business, retail and residential complex connects the Danube riverbank with the city center with numerous cafés, bars and restaurants.
Have a delightful time tasting some of their specialties.