Welcome to Bratislava

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Bratislava has come into its own as the vibrant capital of Slovakia following the breakup of Czechoslovakia. It has a beautiful medieval center, complete with narrow, winding streets and a striking hilltop castle looking down on the Danube. The city has a long and proud history, from being the capital of the ancient Kingdom of Hungary to the fall of the Soviet era in the Velvet Revolution of 1989.

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Bratislava has a temperate continental climate, with dry, warm summers. June-August is an ideal time to visit.

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Where to Stay in Bratislava

The Patio Hostel on pitálska is a good budget option, with rooms from EUR11. Devín on Riečna is a lovely four-star traditional hotel right in the city center, with rooms from EUR100.

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Staré Mesto

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Shopping Streets

Bratislava has a number of good shopping malls, such as Aupark, Eurovea and Central, with the usual mix of fashion and department stores. Stare Mesto is better for souvenirs.

Groceries and Other

A quart of milk in Bratislava will cost around EUR0.70 and a dozen eggs are EUR1.71.

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Cheap meal
$7.71
A pair of jeans
A pair of jeans
$69.39
Single public transport ticket
Single public transport ticket
$0.78
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Cappuccino
$2.39

Where to Eat in Bratislava

Zylinder cafe & restaurant on Hviezdoslavovo square has traditional dishes with a modern twist, with mains from EUR10. Praná bata on Zámočnícka has excellent local fare with a fixed price daily menu from EUR5.50.