From the numerous sights in Bratislava, the historic city centre is especially well worth seeing. The town hall, built in the 14th/15th century is an old evidence of Slovenian’s history. Michael’s Gate reminds you of the former city walls. Next to it you will find a slender house, looking quaint with its width of only 130 cm / 51 inches. The baroque university library, built in 1756, is also notable. The most important church of the city is the Gothic St. Martin’s Cathedral, where the Hungarian monarchs used to be crowned. Overtowering all these sights is the town’s landmark, the castle Bratislava, which is nowadays used as a museum. You will also find modern buildings in Bratislava, such as the futuristic Nový Most (“New Bridge”) and the Kamzík TV Tower being 200m / 220 yards high.
There are numerous hotels of all price ranges in the city, especially in the historic city centre. It will be most comfortable to explore the city starting in one of the nice hotels in town.
Bratislava is still growing. It has become home to renowned companies, such as, first of all, VW, Audi and Porsche. And also IBM, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Tesco and more international companies have opened branches here. The region of Bratislava is one of the wealthiest among the states newly belonging to the European Union. You will not regret having booked one of the many nice hotels in order to get to know this beautiful city.
Total population: 426,091
Postal codes: 80000 - 89900