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Places to See and Visit in Bratislava


List of places and event venues in Bratislava and surroundings. Click on an individual place to see the upcoming events and more details.

Alexis Bookshop & Café - CLOSED

Alexis Bookshop

Alexis was located in the building of the former threads factory Cvernovka. The owner began tearing down the factory in mid-2012. Alexis was a friendl ...

Alibaba Bar

Alibaba bar located in the student city Mlynska dolina hosts this great club with young clientel

A restaurant, bar, and disco all-in-one. Alibaba is very reasonably priced, has fast food nearby, and young students everywhere. After all, it is loc ...

Aligator Rock Pub

Midnight Mass in Aligator

Place for hard rock music and tough guys. Aligator closed in late 2010. ...

All Stars Cafe

The All Stars Cafe offers great atmosphere when watching sports

This is a sports bar in Bratislava especially popular with the foreigners. Enjoy meals and drinks while watching a match. They have a varied menu of ...

Antica Toscana

Antica Toscana boasts a beautiful interior and a great kitchen

Authentic Italian restaurant serving home made pasta, Tuscan antipasti. Located in a family house in Rusovce, a rural suburb of Bratislava near the Hu ...

Apollo Bridge

Apollo Bridge

The Apollo bridge is a suspended arch bridge over Danube, which connects Petržalka district and the city center. It is named after an old oil refi ...

Ashoka

Crown Plaza Hotel

Authentic Indian restaurant near the city centre. Usual Indian restaurant ambience. Polite and friendly albeit somewhat incompetent Slovak service. ...

Aupark Shopping Centre

Typical day in Aupark

Aupark is a western-style shopping mall in Bratislava's Petrzalka section (across the Danube from the Old Town) close to the New Bridge. It is one bu ...

Austrian Cultural Forum

The Austrian Cultural Forum is a gallery for inspiring arists and their work

The Austrian Embassy hosts cultural events in Bratislava, especially Austrian cultural events, at the Austrian Cultural Forum. Classical music is oft ...

Avion Shopping Park

Busy day at Avion Shopping Park

The biggest shopping mall in Bratislava. Shops, food court, IKEA, clothing stores with designer labels, a grocery store and more. There is an ice-skat ...

Ayur Ganesh

Ayur Ganesh

AYUR GANESH is the first traditional ayurvedic medical center in Slovakia. Ayurvedic medicine is considered effective in both prevention and treatmen ...

Azyl

Party in Azyl Club

An interesting club located in an interesting part of town. Just across Staromestska (the big street that cross the New Bridge) from St. Martin's Cat ...

BarRock

The BarRock Bratislava

The newest Rock Bar in Bratislava, in the hear of the old town. ...

Barus Rattus's

Barus Rattus's

An academic club, next to our biggest university faculties. It hosts exhibitions and discussions. And is a pleasant place to relax. The founders crea ...

Be About Club

Be About Club atmosphere

A brand new restaurant with American bar food (such as Hamburgers and Chicken wings) great beers. Not only do they offer a fixed lunch menu, but als ...

Beer Palace

Beer Palace

Beer Palace with the Beer - Food - Fun tag line, is not a palace just by name. It is located in the restored noble Palác Motešických in the historical ...

Bibiana

Bibiana is a cultural centrum just for kids or adults who still want to be kids

Bibiana is a house of art for children. It commonly hosts festivals, exhibitions, and special activities. Art forms range from finger painting to car ...

Blue Church

Blue Church

Blue Church is Bratislava's most attractive Art Nouveau (Secession) building. It is astonishingly blue from pews to the roof. The official name of ...

Bratislava Airport

Bratislava Airport

M. R. Štefánik Airport (Bratislava Airport) is the main international airport of Slovakia. It services both domestic and international flights. As of ...

Bratislava Castle

Bratislava Castle

Bratislava Castle is one of the focal points of the city. High upon the hill, it is an excellent place to look out across the Danube into Petrzalka a ...

Bratislava Main Station (Hlavna Stanica)

Bratislava Main Station (Hlavna Stanica)

The Main Train Station the central railway station of Bratislava. Trains from this station depart to Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Se ...

Bratislavský Mestiansky Pivovar (Drevena)

Bratislavský Mestiansky Pivovar (Drevena)

Bratislavský Meštiansky Pivovar, also known as Bratislava Burgher Brewery in Drevena Street follows an old tradition of the famous Burgess Brewery, “D ...

Bratislavský Mestiansky Pivovar (Dunajska)

Bratislavský Mestiansky Pivovar (Dunajska)

Bratislavský Meštiansky Pivovar, also known as Bratislava Burgher Brewery is a very popular local beer garden situated on Dunajska street. The Bre ...

Bulgarian Cultural Institute

The Bulgarian Cultural Institute is sponsored by the Bulgarian goverment, so the

Houses exhibitions of Bulgarian culture - such as art, literature, music, and language. They offer Bulgarian language courses and in addition host for ...

Burgerland

Burgerland Bratislava on Zupne nam.

One of Bratislava's newest fast food offerings is found just around the corner from St. Michael's Gate and it looks like they will soon be opening a n ...

Café Lod

Cafe lod has a big stage hidden in her Hull, where regural theatre plays take place

It is a cafe on the boat. The same boat also has a theatre. The boat belongs to a Slovak actor. The cafe is located on the upper deck. The theat ...

Carnevalle Restaurant

Carnevalle Restaurant

Carnevalle Meat Restaurant as the name suggests is the prime choice for meat lovers. The menu consists of a wide range of fresh cuts of meats, includi ...

Casa Inka

Casa Inka

Casa Inka is a Peruvian restaurant with delicious Peruvian specialties. Read our review of Casa Inka Bratislava to learn more about those specialties ...

Casey Club

Party in Casey Club

Party Club, thematic parties, students, hockey parties. Casey's facebook page is dedicated to "all the students who enjoy their time in Bratislava ...

Central European House of Photography

The Central European House of Photography in Bratislava

The Central European House of Photography, located on a very picturesque street in the pedestrian Old Town of Bratislava, is home to frequent photogra ...

Cerveny Kamen Castle

The castle is surrounded by a thick forest on one side and a village below the walls on the other, which gives it a really unique atmosphere

13th century castle housing exhibitions of the Slovak National Museum. The castle, a popular destination for day trips from Bratislava, is some 45 ...

Channels

Channels bar gives you an opportunity to dance Monday - Sunday

A fun place to stop in late at night if you are spending a night on the town. Some evenings Channels is a fun place with a fun crowd, some evenings th ...

Charlie's

Unfortunately, one of the biggest clubs in Bratislava is closed for reconstruction...

Charlie's closed in 2009. Charlie's was a fun club and movie theater in one building. Charlie's Film Klub showed generally inexpensive "art hou ...

Chatam Sofer Memorial

Chatam Sofer Memorial

This memorial is named after the revered Chief Rabbi of Pressburg Moshe Schreiber, also known as the Chatam Sofer, who was one of the leading figures ...

Chateau Pezinok

The Chateau Pezinok is located in the city Pezinok and close to the historical center of the city

Renaissance chateau in the wine-making town of Pezinok, about 20 km outside of Bratislava. The cellars of the chateau now house the exhibition of t ...

City Theatre of Pavol Orsagh Hviezdoslav

The Theatre of Pavol Orsagh Hviezdoslav is a popular venue for not only theatre plays, but also discussions and balls

City theatre (Mestské divadlo P.O.Hviezdoslava) is a small central theatre presenting modern drama. It also serves as a venue for conferences, conc ...

Club 39

Club 39

Club 39, named because of its location at the end stop of bus 39, is a famous club in the center of "students´ town" (the Mlynska Dolina area that hou ...

Club 80´s

A photo of a Bratislava club with a retro theme.

Mostly specializing on oldies disco. Dance Depeche Mode, Disco, and Rock. Club 80's closed in the middle of 2010. ...

Club Nassau

Club Nassau Bratislava

Concert Hall Dvorana

This hall is mostly for students, hence the location in the faculty for music

Concert Hall Dvorana is located in the building of the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava (known as VSMU in Slovak), just outside the city cente ...

Cultural Centre Bratislava Nove Mesto

Cultural Centre Bratislava Nove Mesto frequently hosts folk music concerts

Cunovo Water Sports Centre

Rafting in Cunovo

Artificial canoe slalom course on an island in the river Danube Cunovo dam, 20 km from the centre of Bratislava. Since 1997, the Cunovo course, whi ...

Cvernovka

Cvernovka Factory

Cvernovka is a defunct former thread factory near the centre of Bratislava. A Czech developer bought the space, wanted to tear factory down and build ...

Czech Centre

The Czech centre is located in one of the nicest and biggest squares in Bratislava

Houses exhibitions of Czech culture - such as art, literature, music, language, movie nights, and other cultural events. Provides complete informat ...

Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum

Danubiana has one of the best and most peculiar atmospheres, it helps create the correct setting for every exhibition

A stunning museum of modern art on a peninsula on the Danube river, near the Austrian and Hungarian border. The peninsula is part of the Cunovo water ...

Design Studio ULUV Bratislava

Uluv Gallery has many slovak folk and traditional art exhibitions

The Centre for Folk Art Production is changing the Dizajn štúdio ÚĽUV gallery. From 10th of February new exhibition and selling space is opened, prese ...

Destination Vodka Bar

Great atmosphere, young people, reasonable prices

New bar with three floors and two bars - including a bar zone, dance zone, and chill out zone. Monday and Tuesday they have music from TV shows, Wedn ...

Devin Castle

The Devin Castle Bratislava

Remains of the 8th century castle located on the outskirts of Bratislava, at the confluence of the Danube and Morava rivers. The castle serves as a mu ...

DK Dubravka

DK Dubravka frequently hosts choirs, folk events, but concerts are also regular, even bands such as the Rasmus

This Community center is available for concerts, various art teaching, fairs, auctions, films hosted by film clubs, children's activities, theater, ch ...

DK Ruzinov

 The DK Ruzinov frequently hosts fairs, but also other cultural events or discussions

This Community center is available for concerts, various art teaching, language courses, music courses, films hosted by film clubs, children's activit ...

DK Zrkadlovy Haj

DK Zrkadlovy Haj is a cultural house where screenings or art performances take place

House of Culture (Dom kultury) Zrkadlovy Haj is a medium-size concert venue in the Petrzalka quarter. Zrkadlovy Haj hosts a variety of activities f ...

Dopler club

The dopler brings some of the best DJ's to town, with one of the biggest stages in Bratislava

Dopler is the biggest club in Bratislava and reopened January 2011, after being closed for two years. It is a music club featuring disco music and par ...

Drive In Movies (Autokino Zlate Piesky)

The Drive in Movies at Zlate Piesky, or Palace Shopping Center, offers late-night shows during the summer

Drive in movies are shown free of charge from the beginning of may until the end of October in the parking lot of Tesco at Zlate Piesky. The schedule ...

Duplex Club

The Duplex club's atmosphere at midnight is one of the best in town

Dance club, seeking to cater to a more upscale clientele. They play mostly house and dance music spun by a live DJ. Duplex opened in December 2010. ...

EGO Gallery

Ego Gallery is popular, shows mostly modern art

Top floor gallery presenting strong individual personalities among an older generation of Slovak artists, but also seeking to draw attention to new ar ...

Elam

Atmosphere in Elam Club

Elam is a restaurant, bar, and disco all-in-one. It has fast food nearby and young students everywhere. Sometimes it gets so crowded inside that peo ...

Elledanse

Elledanse Bratislava

This stage lives with theatre and dancing. ...

Embassy of the United States

US Embassy

Embassy of Turkey

This is the Turkish governments official representation in Slovakia. It is called Turkish Embassy Bratislava (English) / Turecké Veľvyslanectvo v Brat ...

Empire

Empire club specialices in electronic music and young people

A two floor club at the top of SNP. With seating for 8 people on couches, alongside a more VIP area for 10 people on the upper floor. The lower f ...

Eurovea

Busy day at Eurovea Gallery

Eurovea is Bratislava's new quarter, a development on the Danube river bank open to the public in 2010. The present Phase I consists of a shopping ...

Evanjelicke Lyceum


Faculty of Physical Education and Sports (FTVS)

The Faculty grounds host sport matches, sport festivals and other events related mostly to sports

A major venue for sports matches and athletic competitions, also street festivals take place there annually. There are tennis courts and other spor ...

Football Stadium Artmedia

The only big Football stadium on the right side of the Danube, is closed and should be demolished soon

Former home stadium of Artmedia Petrzalka, today (today FC Petrzalka 1898). Currently closed. ...

Football Stadium Pasienky

The Football Stadium Pasienky, is the only stadium of size operating in Bratislava

Football stadium for about 13,000 spectators in the Pasienky area, currently used by Slovan and formerly the home of Inter Bratislava. The stadium ...

Football Stadium Slovan

The largest football stadium in Bratislava, the Slovan stadium, is scheduled to be either demolished or reconstructed

Football Stadium Slovan closed in 2009. It was the former home stadium of Slovan Bratislava. Future plans for this property are still being discusse ...

Foxford Obchodna

Foxford Obchodna

Shtoor is a quirky Slovak café chain that has become one of Bratislava's favourite cafés soon after opening this first branch in 2010. Shtoor takes ...

Franciscan Church and Monastery

The Francisan church originaly from the 13th century

Fresh Market

Indoor farmers' market with fresh produce at the site of the former IKEA store. In addition to fruit and vegetables there are stalls offering baked ...

Fru Fru Gallery

Fru Fru is a venue of the BLAF annual festival, other than that art openings are regular and discussions on occasionaly take place as well

FruFru gallery exhibits and sells contemporary art from young Slovak artists. It is located between the Presidential Palace and the Main Train Stat ...

Funki Punki Palacinky

Funki Punki Outside

Funki Punki is a creperie - a pancake eatery and cafe by day and bar in the evening, trying to prove that punk is not dead and can be even good for bu ...

Gallery Artoteka

Gallery Artoteka's goal is to support and present Slovak art both in Slovakia and abroad. They focus specifically on graphic design and book illustra ...

Gallery Cit

Gallery Cit

Established in 2006, Galéria Cit (Cit Gallery) is a small privately run art gallery located in the very center of Bratislava, next to the Bratislava s ...

Gallery Eggplant

Gallery Eggplant

Gallery Eggplant was formed as a place for expression and presentation for all jewelery enthusiasts. The main aim of the gallery is to give a chance t ...

Gallery F7

The F7 Gallery and Theatre Bratislava

The gallery offers exhibition space, art courses for children and adults as well as weekend workshops. Located in Frantiskanske Square in the hea ...

Gallery Kressling

Gallery Kressling

Gallery Kressling was estabilished in June 2007 in the historical center of Bratislava. It focuses mainly on presenting and mapping of current trends ...

Gallery Medium

Gallery Medium of the Arts Faculty UK Bratislava

This is the Gallery of the Academy of Fine Art and Design in Bratislava (VSVU). Students from the art school present their work here, but it also h ...

Gallery Michalsky dvor

This Gallery Michalsky Dvor, is connected to a tea house, what else do you need...

This gallery has been open since December 1995, in the basement of Jesenak Palace on Michalska Street, just a few steps from Michael's Gate (Michalska ...

Gallery of the French Institue

This Gallery is mostly oriented to French art, hence the location

The gallery hosts exhibitions of contemporary art and is located in the French Institute. The French Institute monitors and supports French-Slovak ...

Gallery of University Library

The Gallery of the univerity Library in Bratislava

Houses photography exhibitions, shows of book illustration, and other cultural events, usually related to Slovakia. This one room gallery is in a h ...

Gallery Slovenska Sporitelna

The Gallery of the Slovenska Sporitelna bank Bratislava

This gallery houses a collection of art mostly from the 1920's through the 1940's. It has records as old as 1924 and art back to 1912. The work is ...

Gallery ULUV

Uluv Gallery has many slovak folk and traditional art exhibitions

The administrative residence of ÚĽUV is in an old craft house, at Obchodná Street No. 64 in Bratislava. Permanent exhibition hall ÚĽUV Bratislava Gall ...

Gallery Z

The Z Gallery has a very modern efect on you

Established in 1996. This gallery presents contemporary art of both Slovak and foreign artists. The major activity of the gallery is exhibiting ...

GMB Mirbach Palace - Bratislava City Gallery

The Mirbach Palace of the GMB offers students presentations and tours of the gallery

This is where the artwork owned by the City of Bratislava is displayed - at the galleries in Mirbach Palace and Palffy Palace. Bratislava is an old ...

GMB Palffy Palace - City Gallery of Bratislava

The Palffy Palace is in addition to exhibition also a place where concerts take place

This is where the artwork owned by the City of Bratislava is displayed - at the galleries in Mirbach Palace and Palffy Palace. Bratislava is an old ...

Goblins Pub

Goblins Pub

The Goblins Pub is a peculiar mixture of all cultures and nationalities. The Irish expat owner strongly supports local culture scene and the pub hosts ...

Harley Rock Saloon

Harley Rock Saloon

Harley can feel pretty far from the city center, but is well worth the trip. It's large, hosts regular male and female strip shows, can get wild, and ...

Henry

Henry Logo

Family-run bistro with a Belgian chef serving fresh and tasty lunches. There are many healthy choices and a varied menu with culinary influences from ...

Hlava 22

The Club specializes in jazz, blues and rock music

A music club that is especially popular as an alternative and underground hangout. Set up to have small club concerts - jazz, funk, blues, Latino, ro ...

Hopkirk

Hopkirk is a very unique club. The clientele is mostly independant young people, artists, etc.

Art and drinks presented together in a comfortable atmosphere. This is the kind of place commonly referred to as a "chillout lounge." They feature ...

Horse Racing Track

The Horse Racing Track (Dostihova Draha) in Bratislava is the most popular one in Slovakia

Fantastic place to spend a few hours on a Sunday afternoon in the spring or summer - outside, in the fresh air, lots of green, watching the horses run ...

Hotel Baronka

Hotel Baronka

A nice hotel that offers complete services. It is not far from the airport, nor is it far from the highway - D 61, making it an ideal place to stay wh ...

Hotel Crowne Plaza

Hotel Crowne Plaza Bratislava

Hotel President

A present and friendly small business hotel in the very center of the city, next to the huge hotel Crown Plaza, just a minute on foot from the histori ...

Hotel Turist

Hotel Turist is a simple and large hotel good for budget travelers. It is located in a Ruzinov district, about 40 minutes walk from the downtown. It i ...

House of Art (Dom Umenia)

The House of Art has frequent exhibitions, which are mostly attended by young students and the alternative youth

Artistic events are regularly organized here in this building under the auspices of the Slovak Ministry of Culture. Centrally located on SNP squ ...

Ifju Szivek Theatre

The Ifju Szivek is the Slovak national Hungarian dancing club

Small theatre of the ethnic-Hungarian youth dance group Ifju Szivek (Young Hearts). The theater was built in 2007 and hosts dance performances as wel ...

Incheba Exhibition Centre

Incheba from the helicopter

An exhibition centre and hotel across the Danube from the Old Town in the Petrzalka quarter of Bratislava. This is where some of the biggest events i ...

Infinity Club - Infinity Music Bar

Nice bar with a dancefloor used 6 days a week

A club called a bar, close to the train station, with long opening hours, and very popular with young people. Pleasantly priced and overall satisfying ...

Istropolis Exhibition Centre

The house of the Unions (Dom odborov) as it was called in the past, is mostly empty

Home to international trade shows and fairs, conferences, festivals, fashion shows, concerts, dance perfomances, and theater. Istropolis has a place f ...

Iuventa (QSI)

Kids from the QSI school, or just theatre enthusiasts, make regular plays for visitors in the theatre hall

Janko Kral Park

Janko Kral Park

Sad Janka Kráľa (Janko Kral Park) was established in 1774-76 and is the oldest public park for broad public in Europe. It is situated near the river D ...

Kafe Scherz

Day in Kafe Scherz

A nice coffee house in a quiet surrounding. Frequent events, such as stand-up comedies, discussions, and music performances. The owner of the caf ...

Kartell Club

Party in Kartell

A luxurious place, which offers a free ride to the club and a welcome drink for free. Located, just across from the Presidential Palace, Kartell ha ...

KC Dunaj (Cultural Center)

KC Dunaj (Cultural Center)

Privately run centre for cultural and social events occupying the fourth floor of the Dunaj department store in the centre of Bratislava (access is fr ...

Kino Mladost

kino mladost

A small independent film club. Very special atmosphere, also the only cinema still opened in the old town. Air conditioning, Dolby stereo, cozy cinem ...

Klarisky Church

This Klarisky Church hosts art exhibitions and also concerts

This church and monastery are currently not being used as a church or as a monastery. The picturesque "Klarisky" Gothic church is used as a concert ha ...

Kojot Pub

Logo Kojot Pub

Bar, club and restaurant with 250 seats in the R1 centre in Roznavska. ...

Koliba

Koliba is a city forest located on one of the hills around Bratislava, and is only a 10 minute bus ride from the center. In the summer it is a nice ...

Kostol Sv. Stefana - Kapucini / Church of Saint Steven - Capuchin

Construction on the church was completed in 1711. Services are held every day, three times a day, except for Sundays and certain holidays when there a ...

Kuchajda Lake

Kuchajda Lake

A lake suitable for swimming in the summer. With occasional cultural program, including concerts, reading, and theater. Kuchajda is a natural lake ...

La Putika Klobucnicka

La Putika Klobucnicka

La Putika is a popular bistro chain in the historical center of Bratislava. The chain offers a nice peaceful atmosphere. The bistro doubles as a caf ...

La Putika Mytna

La Putika Mytna

La Putika is a popular bistro chain in the historical center of Bratislava. The Mytna branch is La Putika's original location - the expansion came bas ...

La Putika Panska

La Putika Panska

La Putika is a popular bistro chain in the historical center of Bratislava. The chain offers a nice peaceful atmosphere. The bistro doubles as a caf ...

Las Vegas

Las Vegas is still the same, just changed names to Saint Tropez, even before it was called Mejdan

Disco club below the Market Hall building at Trnavske Myto (former Mejdan Pub). Las Vegas Closed and was replaced by Saint Tropez. ...

LOFT Club

LOFT Club, Bratislava inside

LOFT Club opened in October 2010 in the former industrial part of the Old Town under the slogan "New space for music". Located in the interesting neig ...

Lucy's Vegan Food

Lucy's Vegan Food

Lucy's Vegan Food was created to introduce a new way of preparing great tasting and healthy fast food with a minimal impact on the earth and its creat ...

Main Bus Station

Main Bus Station

One of the most important traffic veins in Bratislava. From this station, it is possible to get to almost anywhere in Slovakia and also several Europe ...

Main square

The Main Square is located in the beautiful old town

The Main Square (Hlavne Namestie) is located in the heart of Bratislava. While it is not as big as big as nearby Hviezdoslavovo Square (Hviezdoslavov ...

Majestic Music Club (MMC)

YMCA Building

Majestic, located in the YMCA hosts rock concerts, given by popular international and local bands. Nearby are Randall (rock club) and Hopkirk (chill o ...

Malecon

Malecon is a High-end bar, but with the best latino atmosphere

A higher-end bar and restaurant with top notch staff and service. Usually you find the "creme de la creme" hanging out at Malecon. Cuban restaurant ...

Maly Kostol (Small Lutheran Church)

Maly Kostol (Small Lutheran Church)

Adjacent to the Big Lutheran Church (Velky Evanjelicky Kostol), Maly Kostol houses three foreign language Lutheran congregations, offering services in ...

Manana Pub and Club

Party in Manana

A fun club near Old Town with clubbing on Fridays and Saturdays downstairs. Open daily until 5 a.m. It can get dangerous sometimes.Monday to Thursday ...

Medical Garden

A wonderful panorama picture from the middle of the Medical Garden

Public park near the centre of the Old Town, behind the offices of the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine of Comenius University. The garden, open to ...

Michaels Gate/Museum of Weapons

Michaels Gate/Museum of Weapons

Michaels Gate (Michalska Brana), the last of the four city gates that used to be a part of city ramparts now houses the Bratislava Museum of Weapons. ...

Mlynska Dolina

Mlynska dolina

A student section of Bratislava, filled with university dormitories. Mlynska Dolina has popular clubs with young people everywhere. Drinks tend to ...

Moyzes Hall (Moyzesova sien)

The Moyzes Hall has orchestras and choirs performing, besides this there are also school certification taking place

Secession concert hall near the Danube river, across from the main seat of the Comenius University. Mozes Hall named after Slovak composer Alexande ...

Museum of Clocks

Museum of Clocks

The Museum of Clock is located in the House of the Good Shepherd in one of the most interesting historical buildings in Bratislava. It is situated ...

Museum of Commerce

museum of commerce Bratislava

The Museum of Commerce offers interesting spaces for concerts in addition to the exhibitions they have. The atmosphere inside this old building will d ...

Museum of Transport

The Transportation Museum in Bratislava has great examples of historic vehicles

In the location of the first Bratislava train station, which was served by steam trains in the 19th century. The museum has a collection of vehicle ...

Namestie Slobody

Sqaure of Freedom

Namestie Slobody, colloquially known as "Gotko," as a shortened form of its former name "Gottwaldovo Namestie," after the former prime minister and pr ...

National Tennis Centre (Aegon Arena, ex-Sibamac Arena)

Tennis event at the National Tennis Centre

A multi-purpose sports and entertainment facility, host to concerts and major tennis tournaments. Completed in September 2003, it can hold 4,000 sp ...

Next Apache

Next Apache is a nice cozy cafe with a very nice selection of drinks and snacks

A nice chilled cafe, with amazing atmosphere and great mint tea! There are no walls here, only bookshelves. And from time to time you can also find a ...

Nostalgia

Nostalgia is a film club, which play all sort of films from different countries of origin

Bratislava is full of film club, where movie buffs turn any available space into a theater for a night. Nostalgia is a large lecture hall of the Slov ...

Nu Spirit Bar

A nice chilled atmosphere with electronic music, meet popular Slovak DnB artists

Established in 2001 and formerly known as Buddha bar, Nu Spirit is a club with atmosphere and a smooth nu jazz sound. They call themselves the base o ...

Nu Spirit Club

After older Sister NuBar, Nu Spirit Club offers a bigger stage, slightly different music style

Underground club in Safarikovo Square in the center of town with a nu jazz focus but open to a broader spectrum of genres including nudisco, drum'n'ba ...

Obluda Klub

Obluda is a really unique club. Hosts mostly underground or starting bands or anti-fascist movements.

Located in an old gas distribution center, Obluda hosts underground concerts, hip-hop, reggae, and punk. Roughly translated, the name of the club in ...

Old Bridge

Old Bridge

The Old Bridge is the oldest still-standing bridge over the river Danube in Bratislava. Also known as Franz Joseph Bridge, it has been built back in 1 ...

Old Market Building (Stara trznica)

Old Market building

This former market building, with unique architecture has recently been used as a concert hall and as an exhibition center. There are plans to redecor ...

Ondrej Nepela Arena (Slovnaft Arena)

Ondrej Nepela Hockey Arena

Bratislava's main ice hockey, home of the leading Slovak ice hockey team HC Slovan. Capacity of the stadium newly rebuilt in 2011 for the IIHF Worl ...

Open Gallery

Event in Open Gallery

Expositions of young artists and contemporary art, located at Kozia 11 just a five minute walk away from the Historic Center. Open Gallery Bratisla ...

Palace Games Club (ex-Saint Tropez)

Saint Tropez is one of the top 3 biggest clubs in the town

A big dance club, located below the City Market building at Trnavske Myto in Bratislava. Formerly Saint Tropez, before that Las Vegas and before that ...

Park of Culture and Relaxation

Park of Culture and Relaxation

PKO is closed due to reconstruction. It is a well known concert location, with historical value, a genius loci for a variety of events. Used to organ ...

Partizanska Luka

Atmosphere at Partizanska Luka

A popular spot for BBQing and hiking. A place where many families from Bratislava enjoy the fresh air together with their kids and a typical place for ...

Passenger Ship Port

Buidling of Passeneger Ship Port

Situated on the Old Town side of the Danube River, just a few steps from the historic Bratislava downtown, between the New Bridge and the Old Bridge, ...

Photoportgallery

Logo of Photoport Gallery

New gallery presenting contemporary photography by young authors from the central European region. Photo Port Gallery is located near Modry Kostoli ...

Pistori Palace

Pistori Palace (image courtesy of dizajnvikend.sk)

Pistori Palace (Pisztoryho Palac) is a beautiful 1890s building near the centre of Bratislava. The palace, managed by the Old Town local government, o ...

Pizza Mizza

Pizza Mizza has a nice interior where you can enjoy a nice thin pizza

A local pizza chain with multiple locations throughout the city, Pizza Mizza offers more than your run-of-the-mill margherita and pepperoni pizzas. Th ...

Pod Kamennym Stromom

Pod Kamennym Stromom

Pod Kamennym Stromom (Under the Stone Tree) is a cafe by day and a bar at night. Located in a cellar dating back to 13th century, the cafe has a very ...

Polish Institue

Inside the Polish Institute

Polish cultural and informational center under the auspices of the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Polish Embassy, established in 1950. Its ...

Polus City Center

Polus City Center, the 1st real shopping center inside of Bratislava city limits

First big shopping mall in Bratislava. Shops, food stalls, movie theater, casino, occasional fashion shows, plays, and concerts. You can get there ...

Presidential Palace

Presidential palace

The Presidential Palace is the location of the annual open house (Den Otvorenych Dveri), where you can walk into the building and meet the President. ...

Primatial Palace

The Primatial Palace Bratislava

Primatial Square (Primacialne Namestie)

Primacialne Square

In the middle of the old town, pedestrian zone, surrounded by local government institutions, including the beautiful, pink colored, Primatial Palace. ...

Primi (on Michalska)

Logo of Primi Michalska

Former Medusa, a high-end, two-floor bar in the center on Michalska Street, Primi has two summer terraces, outdoor cocktail beach bar, 260 seats outsi ...

Raca

Wine festival in Raca

The district Raca is a part of Bratislava, formerly an independent village located in the west at the foot of the Small Carpathian mountains. In ad ...

Radost

In the club

Chill out bar that has water pipes available to customers, electronic music, and a daily programme. Radost ("Joy") Music Club is surprisingly small, ...

Randal Club

The crowd at Randal Club can get really energetic and psycho, but you don't want to miss that!

Randal Club is a wild rock and roll nightclub, located at Karpatska 2, not far from the Main Station Train Station (Hlavna Stanica). Randal hosts a ...

Reading Spot at the Red Lobster

Reading Spot at the Red Lobster

A very peculiar place to relax in the old town. Occasional concerts and events take place. This is a public reading space accessible from Michalska ...

Reduta

Concert of Slovak Philharmonics

The seat of the Slovak Philharmonic -currently closed until fall 2011 for reconstruction. The building also houses a book and music store, a restaura ...

Remix Bar/Club

The Remix club is a venue for fashion shows, in addition to regular parties

Remix is a mix of a bar and a cozy club. In the heart of the old town Beatiful cellar, reconstructed into a popular bar and club, mostly oriented t ...

Rio Grande Club

Rio Grande Club

During the day, Rio is a unique restaurant, with superb flavors, and as it turns dark, Rio turns itself into one of the most popular clubs in Bratisla ...

River Park

River Park is a new development near Danube river with shopping, restaurants and cafes. ...

Rock OK

Atmosphere in Rock OK

A very stylish club/bar in the underground, the combination of bricks and wood creates a really unique atmosphere. Rock OK is a relatively new late ...

Roland Cafe

Roland Cafe located in the heart of the old-town, on the Main square

A beautiful cafe in the historical center, offers a nice break during a city tour or a workday. You can find a recreation of the first chess robot, ri ...

Rope Course - Lanoland

Lanoland

Lanoland is a ropes course in the city forests at Koliba, one of the hills around Bratislava. The ropes course is open during warmer months, usual ...

Satelit Gallery of the Slovak Design Centre

In the Satelit gallery

Satelit is a fun and quirky place, sometimes bordering on the offensive. It's the gallery of the Slovak Design Centre, which means that it's a place ...

Shop Museum

Shop Museum Biela

Shop Museum recreates an early 20th century shop interior, selling a variety of local food products and some special souvenirs. ...

Shopping Palace

Food Court at Shopping Palace

One of the shopping malls in Bratislava. One of the Bratislava malls, it has about 100 shops, a food court, and Tesco that is open 24 hours a day ...

Shtoor Homemade Cafe Panska

Shtoor Homemade Cafe Panska

Shtoor is a quirky Slovak café chain that has become one of Bratislava's favourite cafés soon after opening this first branch in 2010. Shtoor takes ...

Shtoor Homemade Cafe Sturova

Shtoor Homemade Cafe Sturova

Shtoor is a quirky Slovak café chain that has become one of Bratislava's favourite cafés soon after opening this first branch in 2010. Shtoor takes ...

Sindibad

The Sindibad Restaurant in Bratislava

The fine Iraqi cuisine in Bratislava, is represented by the Sindibad restaurant in Ruzinov. Find out more about the restaurant in this food review. ...

Slovak National Gallery

National Gallery

Holds frequent exhibitions, discussions, and occasional auctions. During Socialism, the project to expand the Slovak National Gallery was suppose ...

Slovak National Museum (Main Building)

Exposition of Slovak National Museum

Has 2.4 million objects in its collection, which makes it one of the most important museums of natural science in Europe. Out of the seven branche ...

Slovak National Museum - Archaelogical Museum

Pottery workshop in the archeology museum

One of the seven specialized parts of the Slovak National Museum, located at Zizkova 16, just beyond the New Bridge (Novy Most) from the historical ce ...

Slovak National Theatre Historical Building

Famous Opera Ball takes place in historical building of National Theatre

The theatre holds performances daily, from September till July. Drama on Mondays, the rest of the week is reserved for operas and ballet. They have ...

Slovak National Theatre New Building

In the new building of National Theatre

Situated near the banks of river Danube near Eurovea Shopping Mall, new building of Slovak National Theatre provides space for drama, opera, concerts ...

Slovak Parliament

Assembly of the Slovak Parliament in Bratislava

The seat of the highest legislative body of the Slovak Republic. On a hill overlooking the city, near the Bratislava castle. Other than that, it h ...

Slovak Pub

The Slovak Pub is a popular bar and restaurant for its atmosphere and decoration

At this spacious pub found on Obchodna, a main shopping artery right outside the historical center, every room has its own distinct design. One room ...

Slovak Radio Building

Concert Hall in Slovak Broadcasting Studio

This is Bratislava's answer to the boring Eiffel Tower. The Eiffel Tower, like a pyramid, is wider at the base than at the top. People have been build ...

Slovakia Ring - Moto-Race Circuit

The circuit brings all sorts of vehicles together

SNP Bridge

SNP Bridge

Bridge of the Slovak National Uprising (formerly known as the New Bridge - Novy Most) is an asymmetrical cable-stayed bridge suspended over the river ...

SNP square (Namestie SNP)

SNP square

One of the biggest squares in the city. A venue for many concerts or public protests. It was the scene of many of the Velvet Revolution protests in Br ...

SODA Gallery

Soda Gallery

Young gallery of contemporary art in the centre of Bratislava closely tied to the SODA architecture studio. ...

SOGA

In the Soga

SOGA is an auction house focused on Slovak and Czechoslovak artists. The company focuses on selling and auctioning off of art pieces, paintings, sculp ...

Soupa Bistro

Soupa Bistro

Bistro Soupa offers mainly home made soups and stews, but also a large selection of meals and desserts catering to customers' tastes. The daily men ...

Sport Hall Dom Sportu

Sport Hall Dom Sportu

This building houses the offices of all major sports federations in Slovakia. It contains a bowling alley, 2 gyms, and is close to 2 swimming pools. I ...

Sport Hall Elan

Sport Hall Elan

An athletic hall suitable also for floorball, tennis, handball, and gymnastics. It is also used for occasional meetings, concerts, exhibitions, compa ...

Sport Hall Pasienky

Sport Hall Pasienky

Multi-purpose indoor sport stadium (Inter Hala Pasienky), home of the ASK Inter Bratislava basketball team. Used also for cultural events. Pasienky ...

Sport Hall Pivonkova

Street and ball hockey game at Sport Hall Pivonkova

The home to the street-hockey team RBK Ruzinov. Also might be a venue for the world street-hockey championship 2011 in Bratislava. Areal Netradicny ...

St. Martin's Cathedral

The St. Martin's Cathedral is the largest cristian structure in Bratislava, the most important roman-catholic ceremonies take place here

The biggest and most significant church in Bratislava, built mostly in the Gothic style. On top of the tower there is a replica of St. Stephen´s Crow ...

Steam & Coffee

Steam & Coffee is a chain of cafe, you can find one underneath the radio

Located in the shadow of Slovensky Rozhlas (the Slovak Radio building) the full menu is filled with both tasty Slovak and international dishes. They s ...

Stein Brewery

The Bratislava beer Stein used to be brewed here. Today it is just an empty old building which may be demolished soon, so that new place for shopping ...

Strkovec Lake

Busy day at Strkovec Lake

A lake and sports facility outside of the center, where local festivals are regularly organized. Strkovec is an artificial lake, in the Ruzinov dis ...

Studio Cafe

Concert in Studio Cafe

A cafe in the centre with live music every day. ...

Studio L+S

This Theatre has a nice intimate feeling to it

Theatre in the building of Hotel Tatra run by the legendary Slovak actor Milan Lasica (named for him and his late acting partner Julius Satinsky). ...

Subclub

Ongoing party in Subclub

Subclub featuring electronic music and uniqe atmosphere Located in a former nuclear bomb shelter below the Castle, Subclub is a cultish undergrou ...

Sunny Lakes (Slnecne jazera) / Senec

The biggest dominating feature which had made the town Senec famous at home and abroad is the Sunny Lakes, a popular summer resort some 25 km outside ...

Swimming Pool Pasienky

At the swimming pool Pasienky

The biggest swimming pool in Bratislava (50m) with a stand. Open for public. Indoor swimming hall and sauna Offers swimming possibilities for pu ...

Synagogue/Jewish Community Museum

Synagogue/Jewish Community Museum

The Synagogue is the only remaining synagogue in Bratislava. It was built in early 20th century cubist style. Although the synagogue is a historica ...

T Gallery

Atmosphere at T-gallery

A small intimate gallery of contemporary drawings and paintings, located in the Old Town center, near St. Martin's Cathedral. T Gallery hosts exhib ...

T-Com Beach


The Church of the Saint Family (Kostol Svatej Rodiny)

The Church frequently hosts events such as to church music

The Club

the Club club

A new club with international DJs playing and events in the Park Inn Danube building Exclusive dance club, in the center of Bratislava, located in ...

Theater Arena

Othello in Theatre Arena Bratislava

A beautiful theater in a beautiful building, right next to the river. Enjoy great plays by the best Slovak artists. Arena is one of the oldest thea ...

Theater Heineken Tower Stage

Performance at Heineken Tower Stage theatre

A brand new theater in the tallest building in Bratislava. Enjoy great shows in a modern atmosphere. It is a relatively young theater that focuses pr ...

Theatre Astorka

Play in Astorka Theatre

This theatre specializes in foreign plays translated into Slovak. It is located on Namestie SNP (SNP Square), in the basement of the Slovak Ministry ...

TJ STU Slavia Sports Centre

Sporting grounds of the Sports Club of Slovak University of Technology Slavia. Equestrian show jumping track. Horse-themed restaurant Tarpan. ...

Towers Restaurant

Atmosphere at Towers Restaurant

Fancy steak restaurant during the day and upscale cocktail bar in the night time. It is right next to the Sport Hall Pasienky and Elan, and also the P ...

Trafo Music Bar

In the Trafo Bar

A trendy club with Western European prices in the pedestrian zone of the Old Town on Venturska. Has regular events, dance music, and live DJs playing ...

Traja Musketieri

Traja Musketieri (three musketeers) is a nice cozy restaurant in a residential part of the old-town

Located in a beautiful, rustic cellar, Traja Musketieri serves delicious French pub fair with a medieval feel. Beers come served in hefty ceramic stei ...

U ocka

Party at U Ocka

Music club and restaurant with live music, and DJs. Very underground, very laid back. On the way to Koliba, above the YMCA, a cheap place, they ha ...

UFO

The UFO is a high-end club, but also you receive high-end treatment for your money

Stylish restaurant at the top of Novy Most (New Bridge). The restaurant has a delicious two-page menu including a seven course dinner from € 75 and a ...

UFO Beach

Evening at the UFO beach

A unique setting right on the riverbank. Drink cocktails and listing to music, while relaxing on beach chairs. Only during the summer! The UFO Bea ...

Unique Club

Unique Club

Unique is a club in the center of "students´ town" (the Mlynska Dolina area that houses university dormitories). Unique is a bar and disco. It is a ...

University Library in Bratislava

Building of the library

This is the oldest and most visited research library in Bratislava. It's a center of knowledge, the primary publicly accessible library in Bratisla ...

Upside Down - Steak house

Enjoy the best steaks in Bratislava in the Upside Down steak house

A great restaurant and whiskey bar in the old town. Bring your family or friends for some juicy meat. Guaranteed you will not be neither hungry nor di ...

Vladimir Dzurilla Stadium

At the hockey match of Slovan Bratislava

Bratislava's smaller ice hockey stadium in the Ruzinov district of the city. Used by the Bratislava-based hockey team Slovan during the reconstruction ...

VSVU

Building of Academy of Fine Arts

Institute of higher education focused on fine arts, which means that it is often the sight of interesting and innovative art shows from students and i ...

Warehouse No. 7

Warehouse 7 (Sklad č. 7) in Bratislava's Eurovea (image by Wizzard from wikimedia commons)

Renovated former warehouse, part of the Eurovea quarter, which has been planned as a new city center of culture. The Warehouse will be used as an ...

Water Barracks - Slovak National Gallery

Water Barracks

Holds frequent exhibitions, discussions, and occasional auctions. Built in 1870, the Water Barracks (Vodne Kasarne) is a nice building designed by an ...

Zelezna Studienka

Zelezna Studienka

Železná Studienka is one part of the Bratislava forest park of Male Karpaty. It is a very popular destination for sports and relaxation, surrounded by ...

Zlate Piesky Lake

Zlate Piesky offers a wide selection of activities, like surfing and diving, or other water related activities.

Zlate Piesky summer resort at the outskirts of Bratislava. Zlate Piesky is a natural lake and summer resort, about 15 minutes from the city center. ...

ZOO Bratislava

The Zoo has only recently received a new entrance and parking places

The Zoo began service in 1960, covers a total of 96 hectares (237 acres), and has a total of 656 animals, from 157 different species. The most preciou ...

Zylinder Cafe & Restaurant

Zylinder Cafe & Restaurant

Zylinder is unique with its focus on the cuisine of the Austro-Hungarian Empire consistent with the modern culinary arts. The only place in Bratislava ...


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