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Travel highlights Bratislava

travel highlights Bratislava

Blue Church
The Blue Church (St Elisabeth Church)is located in the Old Town. The church was designed in the Art Nouveau style.
The church was built between 1903 and 1913, and has a blue facade, mosaics, majolicas and blue-glazed roof.

Bratislava Castle
The imposing castle towers over the city of Bratislava, and the Danube. The castle is quite beautiful and is located on a hill.

Main Square
The Main Square (Hlavne Namestie) is located in the heart of Bratislava and the hub of life and activity.
Buildings of various architectural styles, from Romanesque to Art Nouveau, stand on the square. Former palaces, hotels, restaurants and cafes, a bank building, the Old Town Hall, and the sculpture of the Napoleonic soldier are found on Hlavne namestie. The Maximilian Fountain is the square's centerpiece.
Throughout the year you can find vendors selling crafts and souvenirs, ice skating, festivals, concerts, outdoor events and ceremonies, and the highlight of the Main Square - the Christmas Market.

Michael's Gate
Michael's Gate, built at the beginning of the 14th century, is the only city gate that has been preserved of the medieval fortifications and ranks among the oldest town buildings. Its present shape is the result of baroque reconstructions in 1758, when the statue of St. Michael and the Dragon was placed on its top. The tower houses the Exhibition of Weapons of Bratislava City Museum.