We found ourselves asking the question “Where is Bratislava?” when we spontaneously decided to fly to Bratislava. So we gathered some information and are happy to share what we found out through research as well as what we have experienced on our trip. [Read more…]
Bratislava is the capital of Slovakia and the largest city in the country. It is situated on the south-western border of Slovakia at the with Austria and Hungary.
Many visitors from Vienna come to Bratislava to a day trip. But the city offers much more than you can discover in one day. Even a weekend is hardly enough to experience the beauties of the city.
Bratislava really is a nice little town. The city reminded me of Prague. We felt very comfortable here and can recommend a short trip. Here we summarised our little highlights in Bratislava. The main highlights, such as the castle or the monument Slavín, I described in individual articles. [Read more…]
Monumental buildings are not unknown to us who live in Berlin. The remnants of socialist governments, which today seem unreal and oppressive and reminiscent of past times. One of these remnants in Bratislava is the Monumental war memorial Slavín.
In Bratislava you should also look at the ground when walking. Otherwise, it might happen that one trips over Čumil, one of the many sculptures in Bratislava. [Read more…]
What does the name SNP Bridge Bratislava mean? It means “Most Slovenského národného povstania”, the bridge of the Slovakian national uprising. And why does a UFO fly over Bratislava? It is not actually flying, it rests on top of the bridge as a viewpoint. [Read more…]