Culture / Events in Bratislava

Coronation Celebration in Bratislava

24.06.2016 - 26.06.2016

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Coronation Celebration festival is one of the largest culture event in Slovakia where you can experience the historical coronation ceremony of the Hungarian kings. This year we celebrate the coronation of Maria Theresa of Habsburg king.

In the world there are very few places where coronations have taken place . Reims – Coronation city of the kings of France , Prague – city of coronation of Czech kings, Frankfurt – Coronation city of the emperors of Holy Roman Empire. This includes the coronation city of Bratislava , the capital and coronation city of Hungarian kings, which is the capital of the Slovak Republic at the time. The coronation period lasted almost 300 years. During this period, the Crown received 18 kings and queens in Bratislava. Among the most important monarch Maria Theresa was crowned on June 25, 1741.

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