Stur Square, Bratislava
Original name of this square is Namestie Ludovita Stura. This square have a long history of beginning of 19th century. But this sculpture of Ludovit Stur, one of the leaders of Slovak national movement in the 19th century, as well and square name is relatively new. In city you can find and another things and placed named after beloved Slovak hero. It is a Communist-era statue. Author is Tibor Bártfay and sculpture is official presented publicly 1973.
The Ludovit Stur square is recognized after toll monument with a bronze sculpture and it is a statue of Štúr with several figures behind him.
Some relevant information: Ľudovít Štúr (Uhrovec 1815 - Modra 1856) is author of the Slovak standard language.
By the Danube River, the square marks the site of the former Coronation Hill when Bratislava, or Pressburg as it was known then, was the coronation capital of the Hungarian Kingdom.
There is a statue of Ludovit Stur,one of the most important men in Slovak history.
This relatively modern sculpture was designed by T Bártfay and J Salay in 1972. The figure of L Stur is clearly display as the leader of the National Freedom Party in the mid 19th century. The other figures and attributes symbolize the party he led.
Stur Square is the small square between the Slovak Theater and the river Danube. The eyecatcher is a sculpture from 1972, celebrating the national uprising in the 18th century.