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Visiting Bratislava Castle is one of the most exciting things to do in this Slovak city. This castle is full of history and there is plenty to see and do. The castle has been the site of numerous events and wars. The castle has a large museum with various artifacts. The museum is open to the public. It is a beautiful building and the castle grounds are a lovely place to walk around.

St. Martin's Cathedral

Located on the top of a hill, Bratislava Castle is one of the most important sights in Bratislava. It is also home to the Slovak National Museum.

The Slovak National Museum is a great place to learn about the history of Slovakia. The museum features a replica 16th century castle, as well as historical weapons, documents, and paintings. The museum is closed on Mondays.

There is no admission fee to enter the Slovak National Museum. An audio guide costs about $15 USD, and is available for download on phones.

The Slavin Memorial is a unique memorial in the Western world. It commemorates the defeat of fascist forces by Soviet soldiers in 1945. The statue of a Communist solider crushing a swastika is a powerful symbol of the fascist defeat. The statue is located on a hilltop.

The Old Town Hall is one of the oldest buildings in Slovakia. It contains a Renaissance courtyard and gallery. A sculpture garden is located outside.

UFO Observation Deck

Located on the most SNP bridge in Bratislava, Slovakia, the UFO Observation Deck offers breathtaking panoramic views of the city. The deck is located 95 meters above the ground. It is a great place to view the Danube, as well as the city.

You can access the deck by using an elevator. The ride takes about 45 seconds. Once you are on the top floor of the tower, you can enjoy panoramic vistas of the city, as well as a few snacks or drinks. The best time to visit is after dark. You can also take a stroll along the Danube River.

The UFO Observation Deck is part of the New Bridge, which spans the Danube River in Bratislava. It was built in the 1970s. The building is a unique piece of art. It was designed by the architects Tesar and Lacko. The observation deck is located on the top of the pylon.

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Hradna Hviezda restaurant

Whether you are visiting Bratislava for the first time or a regular visitor, Hradna Hviezda restaurant is a great place to eat. You will get to sample the finest Slovakian food in the city. The dishes are delicious and the service is efficient. It is also a great place to have a relaxing meal after exploring the Old Town.

The menu is a mix of traditional Slovak foods and a range of European dishes. The interior of the restaurant is stylish and comfortable. You will find a lot of chandeliers and walnut wood furniture. You can choose from a wide range of dishes, including homemade bread roll dumplings and grilled zander. There is also a range of gluten free options available.

The service at this restaurant is friendly. You can also opt for a tasting menu. The main courses are priced from around 15 euros. The desserts are also good, and the latte and poppy seed strudel are worth a try.

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Kapitulska Street

Located in the western part of the historic old town of Bratislava, Kapitulska Street is one of the oldest streets in the city. This street has cobblestones, pastel-colored buildings and classic European charm.

Despite the fact that Kapitulska Street is relatively quiet, it is full of history. Many of the buildings on the street are owned by the Catholic Church. Some of the houses along the street are old and ramshackle, reminding visitors of the darker times in Slovakia.

At the end of the street, there is the Esterhazy Palace. It is the oldest building in the city and features Renaissance paintings. Another interesting object is the medieval clergyman's house.

The House of the Good Shepherd is a yellow-colored, narrow rococo-style townhouse. It used to be a city mint in the 15th century. It is now home to a well-reviewed museum, the Museum of Clocks.

The Franciscan Church, the oldest religious building in the city, was built by the order of the Franciscans. It was consecrated in 1297. It has been undergoing renovations following earthquakes.

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Located on a hill overlooking the Danube, Bratislava Castle is one of the most visited landmarks in the city. The castle was first built as a fortification of the city for defense purposes.

The castle is considered a presidential palace. In addition to that, it has numerous museums. There are also courtyard tours. Visiting the castle is free. However, you can purchase a ticket for the museum.

The castle was built in the Gothic style in the 15th century. The building was arranged by Maria Theresa for her son-in-law Albert. The museum contains many artifacts. The museum is closed on Mondays.

The Slovak National Museum is located inside the castle. It contains collections of Slovak people in foreign countries as well as society and numismatic collections.

If you would like to visit the Slovak National Museum, you can buy a guided tour. The ticket includes admission and a tour guide. You can purchase a ticket online. This helps you save money on admissions and transportation.

Another attraction in Bratislava is the Devin Castle. This castle is set on a cliff that overlooks the banks of the Danube and the Morava river. It was built in the 5th century B.C. It was destroyed by Napoleon in the 19th century.

The Bratislava Tourist Board offers individual visitors a tour of the Castle in English. The tour lasts for an hour. The tour guide will explain the history of the castle and other interesting facts. The Old Town Hall, the cathedral, and Michael's Gate are all part of the tour.

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