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  • Bratislava: Taste of Slovakia Walking Tour

    1. Bratislava: Taste of Slovakia Walking Tour

    Bratislava is Slovakia's capital, and is situated just 60 kilometers from the Austrian capital of Vienna near the Danube River. The city has changed its name five times, and throughout this tour you will discover many places of interest such as Town Hall, the Primatial Palace, Martin’s Cathedral, Bratislava Castle, and St. Michael’s Gate. No tour to Bratislava is complete without tasting the city's food and drinks. Bratislava has a big variety of places where you can enjoy potatoes, dumplings, thick sauces, and cheeses. You'll have the opportunity to sample a plum brandy called Slivovica, as your experienced guide takes you around the best places to try Slovak cuisine. You will get to meet craft producers and beer makers, and will not only taste unique dishes like Kofola, Treska v majonéze, Kapustnica, Bryndzové halusky, but will also hear stories about how these dishes became so popul...

  • Bratislava: Private Walking Tour

    2. Bratislava: Private Walking Tour

    You will be picked up from your centrally-located hotel in Bratislava (if staying outside the city center, your meeting is in front of the main entrance to the Park Inn Danube Hotel). Your tour will begin with a short introduction before you begin exploring Hviezdoslavovo Square. You will discover the Opera House and Reduta Building, passing along the "man at work" statue and Schoner Natzi statue to arrive to Bratislava's Main Square. You will then pause at the Roland Fountain where you will here of legends about the famous knight Roland, as well as about the coronation festivities of Hungarian kings in Bratislava. You can take a photo with a Napoleonic soldier as you pass by the Old Town Hall, and discover the Franciscian Church, the oldest sacred building of Bratislava, where the knights of Golden Spurs were knighted. You will then stroll through Franciscan Square to Primate's Palace,...

  • Bratislava Walking Tours with Licensed Guides

    3. Bratislava Walking Tours with Licensed Guides

    Discover the historical center of Bratislava during a 2-hour walking tour with licensed city guides, and explore the main monuments and sites in the Old Town. The tour can also be tailored to a theme of your choice. Themed tours include a classical Bratislava tour, Coronation Road tour, sacral tour, tour of Bratislava’s historic defense system, or Jewish tour. Whichever you choose, you will stroll through the old center of Bratislava, while learning about its history dating back from the Celtic Boii tribes, through the arrival of the Slavs to city’s modern history starting at the end of communist era. Discover where 11 Hungarian kings and queens were crowned. Enjoy the magnificent panoramic view from the UFO-like tower on the SNP (Slovak National Uprising) bridge (optional, available at an additional cost). Visit the main square to admire the Old Town Hall from the 14th-century and the...

    We had a very good experience with Linda. The tour was very heavy on historical information but she was happy to answer our questions about current Slovakian life when we asked them, and she gave us great information about events happening in the city during our stay.

  • Bratislava: Grand City Tour with Devin Castle

    4. Bratislava: Grand City Tour with Devin Castle

    Meet your guide at 12:00 PM in front of the main entrance to Park Inn Danube Hotel and receive a short introduction to Bratislava. As you walk through the historical city center, learn about the ancient history of Slovakia. Learn about the origins of the city when the old Slavs, the predecessors of modern Slovaks, inhabited the area and created the Great Moravia Empire. Learn also about Bratislava´s importance as a city in the Austro-Hungarian empire. Hear stories from the time when Bratislava was the capital city of Hungarian Kingdom.  Walk to Michael's Gate, only remaining gate of former city wall, the Main Square, the Old Town Hall, and the Bratislava Primatial Palace. Your guide will explain the role of Bratislava through the years of World War II, and the years of communism in the latter half of the 20th century in Slovakia and the subsequent Velvet Revolution. Continue to Reduta b...

  • Bratislava: Grand City Guided Tour

    5. Bratislava: Grand City Guided Tour

    Meet  your guide in front of the main entrance of the Park Inn Danube Hotel. Receive a short introduction before heading to Hviezdoslavovo square. Discover the Opera House and Reduta Building. Admire the Man Work statue in the city’s Main Square. Pause at the Roland fountain and hear the legend of the knight Rowland. Take a photo with a Napoleonic soldier as you pass by the Old Town Hall. Stroll through Primate’s square to Franciscan Square. Marvel at one of Bratislava’s hidden gems: Primate’s Palace. Take in the stunning Micheal’s Gate. See the palace where the Hungarian Parliament used to meet. End the walking portion of your tour at the gates of St. Martin’s Cathedral. Continue by car to the Presidential Palace in Palisady District, which was built in the functionalist style. See Bratislava Castle and the Slovak Government building. Finish your tour with a visit to the Slavin Monume...

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What people are saying about Michael's Gate

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 22 reviews

The city guide was on time at the agreed meeting point, she spoke German very well, was very competent and friendly. First we were shown the sights just outside with a driver, then we left the vehicle at the castle and walked from there to the city center. Awesome local guide! Top! Gladly again!

We had a very good experience with Linda. The tour was very heavy on historical information but she was happy to answer our questions about current Slovakian life when we asked them, and she gave us great information about events happening in the city during our stay.

Great leadership, with a lot of knowledge transfer even from the communist era! It was a very personal way of the guide to tell the history and her private experiences. Highly recommended!

We really enjoyed the private city tour. Our guide was very funny and had a great deal of knowledge about the city. We would do the city tour again at any time.

Great guide. Very knowledgeable. We learned lots about this beautiful city.