Bratislava Guides

Guide to Bratislava

Although it’s one of Europe’s smaller cities, the capital of Slovakia is not to be underestimated.


From wandering around the streets of Old Town to exploring the Christmas Markets during the festive period, there is plenty to see and do here.

Facts About Slovakia

Top Attractions

Bratislava Castle

Perhaps the most famous monument in Slovakia, this traditional castle overlooks the city from an isolated rocky hill. Perfect for a photo backdrop!

Devin Castle

A medieval ruin with panoramic views across the Danube and Morava rivers, don’t miss the chance to visit this popular landmark just outside of the Old Town.

Bratislava Tower

Home to the 7th largest hanging bridge in the world, get a gorgeous view from the observation deck at the top of the tower!

Christmas Markets

It’s one of the most beautiful times of the year for Bratislava – enjoy some chocolate truffles, Slovak craft products and mulled wine.

Main Districts

Culture Hotspots

Slovak National Museum

Art gallery featuring central European artists.

Natural History Museum

Next to the Slovak museum, you’ll find this on the Danube Waterfront.

Bratislava City Museum

Established in 1868, this is the oldest museum in continuous operation in Slovakia.

Trips including Bratislava