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The very historically and culturally interesting city on the Danube is particularly well-known for its halusky with sheeps cheese and bacon as well as for the diverse consumption of beer. But it is also the castle on the city hill that is something to be proud of. Of course the coseycoffee house culture is a part of Bratislava and which, in the heart of the inspiring old-town atmosphere, stands for pure indulgence.
Whether you travel by taxi or with a public bus, you only need approx. 20 minutes to get from the airport to the city-centre. You will not only find the city bus directly in front of the airport building and which travels directly to the old town and to the main railway station, but you will alsofind a few bus providers with a direct connection to Vienna. In the old town, you can reach all of thetourist sites on foot. Apart from that, you are provided with other means of transport with the trams and buses.
Imposing and not to be overlooked is the Castle of Bratislava which rises directly above the old town. From the city-centre, it is just a short walk uphill to reach it. The revitalised castle buildings with their castle wall presents you with interesting historic exhibitions and a heavenly view over the Danube plain. Afterwards, the footpath leads through the exclusive residential area until you reach the awe-inspiring War Memorial Slavín.
The unique Art Installation "Passage" which was established by Matej Kréns, can be found directly in the Urban Gallery in Bratislava, which is situated in the Palais Pálffy.
The largest and most modern art museum in the city is located in the middle of the river Danube, on a peninsula to the South of the city-centre. The Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum demonstrates the impressive Dutch art collection of Gerard H. Meulensteen and it presents you with contemporary pieces of art that are of international significance.
The Café Mayer was founded as early as 1873 by the K&K court confectioner Julius Mayer, and it is not only the delicious Slovakian pastries and exquisite brands of coffee that will impress you. The atmosphere will also transport you to another time and the furnishing in the cafe is still reminiscent of the Danube monarchy. In terms of prices, the Café Mayer is within the mid-range.