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SNP Square (Namestie SNP)

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Address: Bordered by Obchodna ul and Postova ul., Bratislava, Slovakia
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SNP, an abbreviation for Slovenske Narodne Povstanie (Slovak National...

SNP, an abbreviation for Slovenske Narodne Povstanie (Slovak National Uprising) appears in many places throughout the country. In this square is a monument commemorating the anti-Nazi resistance movement.

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SNP SQUARE

Slovak National Uprising square, is an area in central Bratislava named after the insurgency of 1944. It has been the hub of city life and a prestigious address for 600 years... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

Slovak National Uprising square, is an area in central Bratislava named after the insurgency of 1944. It has been the hub of city life and a prestigious address for 600 years. It is a nice place to visit and reflect on the history of the area.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

SNP Square is an historically important square in Bratislava that is a nice quick tourist destination. It's nice to visit and soak up the history of this place and visit the nice Memorial. The memorial is in tribute to the 1944 uprising by the Slovak people again the Nazi's during WW2. The square has some nice architecture and is easily... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 4 December 2016

This square contains the SNP memorial, commemorating the uprising of the Slovaks against the occupation by the Nazis during WW2. It's a pretty little square located just outside of the old town. A short visit is sufficient.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 April 2016

A small little area next to a busy road has a monument in it to celebrate an important part of Slovakian history. You only need a short time to see this area but it is worth the trip as it is not far from the old town. The downside was that it wasn't more peaceful.

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Haydock, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Lovely area with plenty for all to see, this is the location of the Christmas markets we were informed now that would be a well worth a visit to see.

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Virginia
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Reviewed 21 February 2016

Bratislava has a number of unique statues and monuments. In the Slovak National Uprising Square, there is a monument commemorating the attempt to depose the Nazi government during World War II. At the end of the war in 1945, Slovakia was controlled by the Soviet army. The square was the site of a rebellion in 1944 against the Nazi state... More 

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Reviewed 22 July 2015

SNP square is named after the national uprising that took place here in 1944 against the then German rulers.There are many statues here & many visiting heads of foreign countries pay their respects here.Over the years it has also become famous for many protest rallies being organised here like the velvet protest rallies in 1989.Also it has become an avenue... More 

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Reviewed 19 June 2015

This square is just outside the Old Town area and is very important for the Slovak people. It is a memorial of the Slovak National Uprising of 1944 against the Nazis - actually constructed by the Communists when they came in a took over. Later, in 1989 it was the location for peaceful protests against Communism and a popular gathering... More 

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Homer City
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Reviewed 18 June 2015

SNP Square is an interesting site with much to do and seen in the Old Town. During the summer, it is filled with vendors and events. The Christmas market is typical for the holiday season with crafts, foods, etc. From the square, you can find many restaurants, hotels, museums, etc. The size of the Old Town good for walking to... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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Reviewed 11 June 2015

A church, a lot of coffe houses and restaurants, and Soviet statues, to remember Slovakia's past. This was one of the places where people were gathering to protest again the soviet friendly regime.

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