Mirbachov palace

Mirbachov palac

The owner of brewery Michail Spech has built a palace on the Františkánske square. This is one of the most splendid buildings of Bratislava. The facade of this complex is decorated with stucco. There is a fountain with statues of Triton and nymphs in the inner yard. The crown and the family coat of arms of one of the owners…

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Jesenakov palace

Jesenakov palac

This three-level mansion was the property of Hungarian baron Jesenak. It was built in the XVIII century over the ruins of a building of the XIV century. The new building had no luxuriant decoration but it included three fountains, storage for ice, and a wine cellar with waterproof walls. Today this building, which is located on the corner of Rybarska…

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Kutscherfeldov palace

Kutscherfeldov palac

A new palace appeared on the Main Square of Bratislava where Easter fairs and folk festivities take place in 1600. This palace combined three gothic medieval houses. The second birth of the complex was in 1762 when von Kutscherfeld ordered to change the style of the complex to rococo. The building under the red tiles roof is decorated by the…

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Palffyho palace

Palffyho palac

The representatives of this ancient family lived in Hungary, Austria, and Slovakia. The family members were emperor’s viceroys in Bratislava and owned several mansions there. One of those beautiful palaces with the reliefs of military trophies decorates Panska street since XVIII. Palffy residence was many times rebuilt during centuries. Nowadays you can see the Bratislava Art gallery branch in the…

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Erdody palace

Erdődyho palác

Hungarian Erdody family was first mentioned in 1496. They had several palaces on the territory of modern Slovakia. One of them was built in 1770 and it decorates Venturska street in the historical part of Bratislava. Juraj Leopol Erdody had to purchase a significant piece of land and ruin four nearby houses to start construction works there. The latest reconstruction…

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Esterhazyho palace

Dessewffy Palace

This palace was the property of Hungarian dukes Esterhazy. It appeared at the end of the XIX century on the shore of the Danube river. This pale yellow building was an example of an Italian Renaissance. The palace was designed by J Feigler Jr. In 1920 it was partially reconstructed without touching historical stairs, arch windows of the first level,…

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Bratislava synagogue and the Museum of Jewish culture

Bratislava synagogue and the Museum of Jewish culture

The Jewish synagogue is located close to Bratislava’s historical center. The construction of the complex started in 1923 and ended in 1926. This is a monumental colonnade made in the style of cubism. It includes several rooms including classrooms and various utility rooms. The women’s gallery includes an exposition narrating the history of the community. There is a memorial tablet…

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Bratislava TV Tower

Bratislava TV Tower

This is a so-called visit card of the city and one of the most recognizable objects in the capital. The construction appeared on Kamzik hill in 1975. The total height of the tower is 194 meters. The main twist of the building is the turning Vezha restaurant, located in the central part of the tower. The lower sector of the…

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Dom U dobreho pastiera

Dom U dobreho pastiera

This is one of the most beautiful and elegant mansions of Bratislava. It is situated on Zidovska street. Jews lived in this quarter previously. History The style of the mansion is Rococo. It was built in the second half of the XVIII century. There were stores and workshops on the lower level. The upper level was for living. The building…

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SNP bridge

The is the biggest bridge in Bratislava. It is also known as the Bridge of Slovakian Revolt. Sometimes it is called a flying saucer. History The construction of the single-lane bridge was started in 1969 and ended in 1972. The width of the bridge is 21 meters while the length is 421 meters. The total weight of the bridge is…

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