Slovak business, historical and endless entertainment center. The city that never sleeps, the city worth visiting. Come and enjoy the lively atmosphere and modern spirit!
One of the youngest capitals of Europe has a rich history that dates back to two thousand years ago. The first signs of permanent settlements found are from the Neolithic Age. Bratislava deserves the nickname – Beauty on the Danube for its elegance and charm. It is a remarkably compact town that offers everything local people and tourists from all over the world need and expect from the modern metropolis.
If you love history and want to visit some of the major attractions of the capital, definitely visit the impressive Bratislava Castle. This most popular landmark of the city was a monarch residency from the mid-16th century. Hungarian Diet met here for two hundred years and even precious crown jewels were placed here. The castle was declared a national cultural monument in 1961.
Grassalkovich Palace, the official residence of the President of the Slovak Republic is one of must see attractions. Sumptuous palace, originally built in rococo style was thanks to its grandiose look a Hungarian aristocracy social center.
We recommend exploring Devin Castle and Slavin, from which you may admire a perfect view of the city skyline.
Bratislava is the city that never sleeps. A variety of cultural and social life is reachable whenever you wish. If you are a theatre goer, do not miss one of the quality operas, ballets or dramas in the Slovak National Theatre SND which promises a really strong and unique cultural experience. And when the performance is over and you still do not want to go to sleep, go to dance. Exclusive party clubs in the heart of the city center are ideal. In addition, Bratislava offers many bars and discos. You can try, for example, dance clubs Trafo, LeClub or Masquerade, lovers of alternative music and arts will certainly enjoy KC Danube.
If you are looking for a place where you can find many world famous brands as well as practical items at hand, Bratislava is the right place. There is a shopping center Eurovea offering besides models of famous brands such as Mango, ALO Diamonds, H & M multiplex or mall with lots of gorgeous restaurants just in the center of Bratislava. Other shopping centers such as Central OC, Aupark and Polus City Center are located in the midtown area. If you are looking for original and unusual pieces of Slovak fashion and creative designers, we recommend Kompót, located near Grassalkovich Palace, where you can find a perfect combination of fashion and entertainment.
Bratislava is the hub for food diversity. If you are a gourmand, have a sweet tooth or a desire to taste Slovak and world specialties, you are at the right place. You can have traditional Slovak sheep cheese dumplings, for example, in the Slovak restaurant on Hviezdoslavovo Square, directly in the pedestrian zone in the center of Bratislava. Next to this restaurant you can taste Brazilian cuisine (RIO) or steaks (El Gaucho). Coffee lovers and other exquisite drinks lovers should not certainly forget to visit the oldest and most legendary Roland Caffé in the main square offering the best hot chocolate!
Those who like going on trips can visit a key historical icon, Devin Castle, which offers impressive views and quiet surroundings at the edge of the capital. Bratislava also offers excellent fast boat connections to nearby Vienna and surrounding, where you can enjoy historic atmosphere of Schonbrunn or Stephansdom as well as shopping. A stone throw from Bratislava, near the Austrian Hainburg is located a beautiful castle Schlosshof, country residence of the Habsburgs, similar to the royal residence at Versailles, which looks fabulously and at the same time presents nobleness and history.