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Bratislava Old Town

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Neighbourhood: Staré Mesto
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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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Very interesting old town

We had a great 3 days there and it is a must to take the small tourist bus around the old town. The castle is also worth seeing.

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Reviewed today NEW

We had a great 3 days there and it is a must to take the small tourist bus around the old town. The castle is also worth seeing.

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Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The centre of Bratislava is lovely place to wander around , old buildings and plenty of places to eat and drink and nothing seems to far away

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The old town of Bratislava hides a lot of story and it was very nice to know and feel the mediaval sensation in every corner!

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Thank DianaRNunes
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Most sights are within very close walking distance. There are a few sculptures spread around a few streets and it is fun to take photos with them. Some churches are good enough for photos but inside not special.

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Bucharest, Romania
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In comparison with other medieva towns is not that great. The city itself doesn't offer as much as Prague, Budapest or Belgrade, which are in the area, so to speak. The fact that it's on the Danube adds some charm. A little bit overpriced altogether too.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had the tour of the town during the day, very interesting and picturesque, some lovely buildings. The town comes alive at night with plenty of great bars and places to eat.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to visit, walk around and have a drink. Good atmosphere but food and drinks are more expensive than outside old town. Tourist gift shops are extremely expensive. Just look on here for places to eat and drink. Avoid the tourist traps.

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The old town is not that big but its narrow streets, interesting old buildings and large number of eateries make it a nice place to visit and spend time in.

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Thank THTan2012
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

By boat from Vienna, this is a great little town to explore in a day. There is a lot to see but it can all be done by foot. Plenty of good food restaurants, cafes. Definitely worth seeing.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice small old town. I was here on the 1 January and everything was opened, and although it was freezing there were lot of people not only tourist but locals as well.

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