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Bratislava Old Town

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Address: Bratislava, Slovakia
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Historic neighborhood filled with charming narrow lanes, burgher's houses...

Historic neighborhood filled with charming narrow lanes, burgher's houses and nobles' palaces in addition to many of the city's important buildings such as the former Palace of the Hungarian Estates, the late-Gothic building of the Academia Istropolitana and the Leopold de Pauli Palace where Franz Liszt performed as a child.

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Bratislava City Highlights Walking Tour
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Most interesting area of the city. Its obvious that it being the old town, it will shed some light on the history of this city. Besides, Clubs ,restaurants, shopping areas, can... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Krakow, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Bratislava...the ugly and poor sister of Prague. The city is aspiring to be a european city... but its still far away from that. The old town is nice and clean but its little bit lazy and sleepy. Not much to see frankly. Prices like in Vienna but not much to give...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Most interesting area of the city. Its obvious that it being the old town, it will shed some light on the history of this city. Besides, Clubs ,restaurants, shopping areas, can all be found here.

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Sliema, Malta
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Certainly worth a visit of a few hours - or more. Take time to visit the quaint narrow streets, and to browse in the many shops. Plenty of restaurants, bars etc. The Old Town is very much one of the most popular areas in Bratislava with tourists.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You can not go wrong with walking the old town. The walk around the old town is enjoyable, there are plenty places for you to stop and have a drink or a meal as well as souvenir shops :)

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Winnipeg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We came with no expectations and ended with Bratislava being one of our favourite stops. The old town is quaint and walkable with many restaurants, bars and pubs. Would recommend one of the free walking tours to help appreciate the history of the city. It isn't big and a day or 2 is enough. Prices are fairly inexpensive in the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a nice place with beautiful buildings. The cons is it has many pick pockets who aimed at tourist with young children too. They know we are busy with kids and thus we became their easy target. Saw 3 female pick pockets when we entered the restaurant and they followed up and pretend to be looking for seats. One of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Bratislava is not the most beautiful city I have ever been to. It doesn't have many prominent features, to tell the truth. The castle is like a commonly built house with 4 peaks on the top hill and no more. Some quirky statues, in short, are statues placed in some unexpected places. One of them is named Man at work,... More 

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Salonica, Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A walk in the old town is a must for every traveler visiting Bratislava! It's very nice and romantic!

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Wilton, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The little bits of art you find walking around old town gives Bratislava a playful attitude for me. We spent a week in the city and that art leaks out of the old town into the new. The squares are clean and getting around is not problematic.

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Waterford, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked around the old town ourselves and was surprised how quickly we came back to where we started and thought we must have missed a lot. We had booked a private walking tour which we hoped would show us everything. We enjoyed it, but really found little more to see. We thought it would be similar to Budapest, but... More 

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