|Hotel room at the Bratislava
Mercure. Peculiar decor and a
window onto the shower ?
|Nicholas Gate, one of the few
original structures of Bratislava
|Reconstructed Bratislava Castle.
The Castle was in ruins from 1811 to
1953 when restoration began.
|The historic center of Bratislava and
St.Martin's Cathedral (1311). Traffic on
the nearby bridge is shaking it apart.
|Novy Most (New Bridge) and its striking UFO
Restaurant. The only bridge that is a member
of the World Federation of Great Towers.
|Controversial statue of Svatopluk I
at the Honorary Courtyard since
|Restored Bratislava Castle. A
stone castle has been on this site
since the 10th century.
|The West terrace of the Castle,
now an information center.
|Bratislava castle in a classic shot.
|Michael's Gate (1300) the only
remaining City Gate. Rebuilt and
re-named in 1758.
|Old Town Square (Stare Mesto)
and Old City Hall (1370). At the
heart of historic Bratislava.
|Fountain in the Main Square of
|Statue of a soldier in a
guardhouse in the main square.
|Panorama of the Main Square of
the Old Town.
|Statue of Schoener Naci (Beautiful
Ignaz), greeting people walking down
Rybarska brana street.
|July 7-9th, 2011
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|The Paparazzi statue peaking
around the corner of Laurinska
|The Primate's Palace (1778) the scene of
the signing of the Peace of Pressburg after
the Battle of Austerlitz (1805).
|Cumil the watcher or the peeper
statue on the edge of the street.
|Bratislava Castle looking down from
Castle Hill onto the Old Town.
|Grassalkovich Palace (1760) which is
now the Presidential Palace for
|Slovakian guards in traditional
dress in front of the Presidential
|French Army Soldier statue in the
Old Town Square.
|Pedestrian only streets in the historic
center of Bratislava.
|The Slovak National Theatre along
the banks of the Danube.
|Communist era statue along the
|Old buildings and cobbled streets
near St. Martins Cathedral.
|Damaged buildings near the new
highway to the New Bridge.
|Market in front of St. Michael's
|The pedestrian overpass near my
Hotel. Really unattractive way to do
|Welcome signs for the World Hockey
Championships still up in the Train
|Classic communist mural in the
Train Station. Hey, look it's
|Bratislava Castle from a boat on
|Massive advertisements on the