Bratislava City Info
Bratislava is one of the most beautiful towns on the Danube River. Bratislava is influenced by the language and the cultures of three nations - Slovak, Austrian and Hungarian - have mixed over centuries. Bratislava itself, in particular its historical core, is a real manual of the history of European culture and civilization.
Bratislava is the most populous city in the Slovak Republic with a population of 500 000. Not only is Bratislava the largest city in Slovakia, it also serves as the state capital. Furthermore, Bratislava is the seat of the National Council of the Slovak Republic, the Government of the Slovak Republic, national ministries and the other central bodies of the state administration of the Slovak Republic. It is situated in the centre of Europe in the south-western part of Slovakia. It borders with Hungary in the south and with Austria in the west. Founded before the 10th century, the city was known originally as Pressburg. The city never sleeps and you will find an abundance of pubs, clubs, cafes and restaurants to satisfy your every need while here on a stag or hen weekend. Slovakia is known for having the most beautiful women in the world and as Bratislava is the capital, you will find them absolutely outstanding in every popular location in the city. Compared to Prague, Bratislava is smaller but in no way less attractive as the perfect destination for a weekend of fun.