City Guide Bratislava, Slovakia

Visiting Bratislava

Stretching along either side of the Danube River, Bratislava is a city located in the southwest area of Slovakia. It’s the country’s capital city and attracts a lot of visitors each year.

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Bratislava City Reviews

  • 80%


    Good on your wallet

    Good for the free walking tours and cheap beer. Unfortunately the old town centre is very small due to Soviet city planning to modernize the city and the Bratislava Castle is local but you have to pay to go inside. On the plus side there are a good amount of bars to check out as well as events.

    Insider Tip:Slovak Pub is a great budget restaurant to try the local food/beer. A cool club to go to is Subclub right under the castle in an old military bunker. If you are here more than a few days then we recommend taking the 20-30min train to Devon's castle just outside the city. Lots of history and great views!

  • 70%


    Nice City

    Some people may get bored in the city quickly. You can see a lot in a day but it's a nice city to walk around in. You can always go on a day trip out of the city as well.

  • 80%


    Lovely city

    We were pleasantly surprised by Bratislava however I would not stay here for more than a couple of nights as it's a small city. Nonetheless it's beautiful, the people were very friendly and the food was delcious

    Insider Tip:Try the garlic soup which is served in a bread bowl - it's delicious!

  • 70%


    Nice city to spend a day

    Bratislava is a good city to spend a day, maximum 2 days and not because there's nothing to see, but because it's pretty small. Enjoyed our stay in Bratislava/

  • 80%


    Great old town

    The old town is beautiful, you can easily get yourself lost in the warren of streets. The Soviet WWII memorial is definitely worth a look as is the castle.

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