Bratislava Off The Beaten Path

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  • 1. Boèné ulièky/Off the beaten streets

    Of course this is not 'off the beaten path' as such, especially if you have to use it. But I suspect most people will walk bu the building without noticing its rather lovely architecture (albeit now...

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  • 2. hrad Devín/Devín Castle

    Devin castle is a wonderful day (or half-day) trip from bratislava.. it's just over 120 kilometres far, which means about 20 minutes by car/bus or 90 minutes by boat (but only 30 minutes back). The...

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  • 3. Slavín/Slavín Monument

    The Slavin War Memorial is surrounded by many gravestones of fallen Soviet soldiers, who died during the liberation battle against the Nazis in WWII. Some of the gravestones are adorned with black...

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  • 4. Zámky a mestá v okolí/Nearby Chateaus and towns

    go to the SAD bus station, find a bus to Trnava, and pay the driver the 50 or 60 crowns to get there. Takes about an hour to get there, Once you get off the bus. Look to the North West and there will...

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  • 5. Èuòovo/ Cunovo

    A modern art museum built on a dam in the Danube. Sounds odd? It is. However, it is great fun and a easy way to get out of Bratislava for some time. Use public transport: take bus no. 91 (Bratislava...

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  • 6. Sad Janka Krá¾a/The Garden of J. Kral

    To cross the river and take a walk in Sad Janka Krala is a nice off the beaten paths :) activity. It used to be here the small funfair where I rode a centrifuge first time. This bank of the river...

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  • 7. Outlet shopping in Austria

    If you feel like shopping you can take the train from Bratislava to Parndorf outlet in Austria.It´s a direct train (ride is about 20 minutes) from Petržalka...

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  • 8. Národná rada Slovenskej republiky

    This building is on the opposite side of the street to The Old Town. It is the sole constitutional and legislative body of Slovakia. It has an important role in...

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  • 9. Trencin - great castle and panorama

    Trencin is a town with a population of around 56 000 people. It is mostly known for its castle, also old town and a few churches are interesting as well. I...

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  • 10. Vienna - capital of Austria

    Vienna is more known than Bratislava for sure, but this time Bratislava was a priority, so Vienna was visited for just 2 days.All the beauty of this town is...

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  • 11. Trnava - small town of churches

    Trnava with a population of 70 000 people is 7th largest city in Slovakia. It is known for many church in small area, also called as "Little Rome". Why it...

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  • 12. Eurovea

    Eurovea is a large, newish (completed 2010) shopping complex and residential area on the banks of the Danube, set into what was previously a derelict area...

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  • 13. Half-Day Trip: Red Stone Castle

    Only twenty kilometers north-east of Bratislava, Red Stone Castle (Hrad Cerveny Kamen) is a thirteenth-century castle with a rich history. Originally built for...

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  • 14. The UK Embassy

    Again, this is not really 'off the beaten path' if you have to use it, and you may well walk past the building without realising.It first caught my eye because...

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  • 15. Find Hans Christian Andersen!

    I saw a statue when I was wandering Hviezdoslavovo Namestie, the long and very pleasant tree-lined pedestrianised square which leads up to the wedding-cake...

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  • 16. Bratislava Bridge

    Novy Most (new bridge)Built in the earlt seventies, this construction remains an iconic part of the city.The communist regime wanted to "modernise " the city,...

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  • 17. One More panoramic View

    Looking left from the front terrace of the castle, the view downriver follows the Danube as it wends its way towards Hungary. Beyond Petrzalka, industrial...

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  • 18. Park close to Grassalkovich palace

    there is a nice park just opposite to the public garden of the Grassalkovich palace, the President's residence at Bratislava. I would not have visited it, had I...

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  • 19. Out for an walk in the forrest

    Beratislava benefits from having a forest right in the heart of the city, just a few stops away by trolley bus - no.203 from Hodzovo square (next to the Plaza...

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  • 20. Transports Museums

    Far from downtown, onde can find the Transports Museum. It displays a fine exhibit, which includes old steam locomotives, cars, motorbikes and countless...

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  • 21. Smiling Schone Naci

    Just outside of the Antik Cafe in the Main Square, I saw a statue of a man dressed in a suit & hat standing & smiling Rybarska Brana street. He is Schone Naci...

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  • 22. Watch out for the Paparazzi!

    Another bronze statue in the Main Square area is the Paparazzi , who is frozen in a pose with his camera. It looks like he's trying to take pictures of people...

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  • 23. Cheeky Cumil

    While walking past the Main Square, I came across this statue peering at me from a manhole in the sewer. His name is Cumil and was put there in 1997. What's he...

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  • 24. Sandberg - a sand hill

    This is a nice outdoor activity that will get you out of the town and in to the nature for half a day. Start at the Devin castle (by bus no. 28 from the Novy...

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  • 25. Church of the Poor Clares

    Church of the Poor Clares is a very small Gothic church on the northwest corner of the old town. It has a beautiful pentagonal tower which was built in 1360....

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