Bratislava

Bratislava lies on both banks of the Danube – the second largest river in Europe – and on the foothill of Malé Karpaty mountains. The city is situated on the borders with Hungary and Austria. Bratislava spreads over 365 km2 and has around 420 000 inhabitants. Besides its important role in history as a capital of the Kingdom of Hungary, its present it also quite interesting. Despite of rich history Bratislava is one of the youngest capitals in the world. Visitors are compelled by homey atmosphere of smaller city, as well as its pulse and history merging with the newest of trends.

History of Bratislava goes back to the year 5000 B.C. as can be proven by archeological findings of colonization that took place here during the Neolithic period. The Celts built their first settlements in Bratislava and Devín in the first century B.C. They also founded a Celtic mint that produced silver coins known as Biatec.

Czechoslovak fortification museum

Czechoslovak fortification museum

Czechoslovak Fortification Museum presents pre­war Czechoslovakia and its massive fortification system built in only three years, even before Adolf Hitler overmastered hearth of Europe and began the second World War. Panzer loopholes, massive walls of reinforced concrete, weapons and special fortification weapons and equipment, can be found restored within Museum B­S 4 in Bratislava. Come […]

cinemas

Cinemas

Aupark ( Einsteinova 20, Bratislava) Eurovea (Pribinova 8, Bratislava) Polus City Center (Vajnorská 100, Bratislava) Bory ( Bratislava-Lamač)

Slovak radio

Slovak radio

The Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (previously Czechoslovak Radio Symphony Orchestra) is a symphony orchestra based in Bratislava, Slovakia. Founded in 1929 to serve Slovak Radio, the orchestra became particularly associated with the music of Slovak composers, notably Alexander Moyzes, Eugen Suchoň and Ján Cikker. Chief conductors of the orchestra have included Krešimir Baranović, Ľudovít Rajter,Ladislav Slovák, Václav Jiráček, Otakar Trhlík, Bystrík Režucha, Ondrej Lenárd(1977–90), Róbert Stankovsky (1990–2001), Charles Olivieri-Munroe (2001–03),Oliver von Dohnanyi (2006–07), and Mario Kosik. The orchestra has […]

Gallery Nedbalka

Gallery Nedbalka

Price: 4€

Nedbalka Gallery introduces the visitor to Slovak modernist painting from the turn of the 19th and the 20th century until contemporary art. The building of the Nedbalka Gallery hides an impresive interior featuring an internal structure resembling the Guggenheim Museum in New York. Its four floors provide space for a permanent exibition dedicated to the […]

ULUV

Gallery ÚĽUV

Price: FREE

This is one of the best places showing real Slovak art. It is permanent space for craftsmen and designers working with traditional methods and expression tool of old crafts. Galeria Uluv hosts enough room to allow direct contact with the contemporary works of craft masters through exhibits. Uluv also utilizes films and web presentations in a […]

Palffy Palace

Bratislava City Gallery – Pálfy Palace

Price: 4€

The palace is literally soaked in history. The building itself gives evidence of large number of fundamental historical and architectural stages of the city development, which makes it a unique historical building of a great value. In the basement one can see the evidence of Celtic settlement (oppidum) from the 1st century AD: the shaft […]

Bratislava City Gallery

Bratislava City Gallery

Price: 4€

The Bratislava City Gallery is a gallery located in Bratislava, Slovakia, in the Old Town. It is the second largest Slovak gallery of its kind.The gallery is housed at the Mirbach Palace  and Pálffy Palace. The gallery was founded in 1961, although the first attempts to collect works of arts began in the 19th century, […]

Slovak National Gallery

Slovak National Gallery

Price: FREE

The Slovak National Gallery is a network of galleries in Slovakia. It has its headquarters in Bratislava. The gallery was established by law on 29 July 1949. In Bratislava, it has its displays situated in Esterházy Palace and the Water Barracks which are adjacent to each other. The Esterházy Palace was reconstructed for the purposes of the gallery in the 1950s […]

Museum of Trade

Museum of Trade

The museum presetns unique exhibits from old Bratislava factories and shops showcases, a large number of amusing, colourful vintage advertisements including stands, billboards, boards and posters. Fans of beer and all that surrounds it will also find a lot of interest here. We have also included the pre-1989 era and its strange advertisements and propaganda. […]

Museum of Arthur Fleischmann

Museum of Arthur Fleischmanna

The museum documents the life and works of the Bratislava-born sculptor Arthur Fleischmann (1896-1990), whose professional career spread over six countries across four continents. The permanent exhibition contains a collection of preserved ceramic pieces from the artist’s early period (the 30s) as well as a selection of sculptural works created after 1938.  

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