Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Bratislava

Bratislava is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Bratislava one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Bratislava is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Bratislava or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Bratislava. Explore the historical monuments of Bratislava with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Bratislava guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Bratislava page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Bratislava with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Bratislava Old Town

    #1 of 28 Historical Places in Bratislava
    Bratislava Old Town

    Tags: Walking Area, Historical Site, Statue, Restaurant

    Address: Bratislava, Slovakia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The old town of Bratislava forms the historic center of the city. Consisting of buildings dating back to the medieval times (including the fortification of the city), classic cobbled streets, bronze s...Read more

  2. Bratislava Castle

    #2 of 28 Historical Places in Bratislava
    Bratislava Castle

    Tags: Museum, Castle, Historical Site

    Address: 811 06 Bratislava, Slovakia

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Bratislava Castle dates back to 907 AD and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city. The place was built overlooking the Danube river and you can see Austria (also Hungary on a c...Read more

  3. Man At Work- Cumil

    #3 of 28 Historical Places in Bratislava
    Man At Work- Cumil

    Tags: Landmark, Statue

    Address: Panska 1, 811 01 Bratislava-Staré Mesto, Slovakia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The ‘Man at Work- Cumil’ is a bronze statue of a man working at a roadside drainage and peeking out to check-out people who pass buy. Some say it was made to depict the man staring at some...Read more

  4. Devin Castle

    #4 of 28 Historical Places in Bratislava
    Devin Castle

    Tags: View Point, Castle, Historical Site

    Address: Muranska, 841 10 Bratislava-Devin, Slovakia

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Located at the confluence of the Danube and the Morava rivers, the Devin Castle dates back to the pre-historic era. Known for proving as a strong structure for the city’s defense mechanism from ...Read more

  5. Michael's Gate

    #5 of 28 Historical Places in Bratislava
    Michael's Gate

    Tags: Museum, Landmark, Statue, Tower

    Address: Michalska 806/24, 811 03 Bratislava-Stare Mesto, Slovakia

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The only gate of the original medieval fortification which is preserved to this day, Michael's Gate can be seen from all over the city! The gate was used for entry into Bratislava and has a 51-meter-t...Read more

  6. Slavin War Memorial

    #6 of 28 Historical Places in Bratislava
    Slavin War Memorial

    Tags: View Point, Monument, War Memorial

    Address: Bratislava-Old Town, Slovakia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A resting place for 7000 Soviet soldiers who fell during the World War II, Slavin Memorial is the city’s way to remember their contribution to the country. The Cemetery and Memorial is located o...Read more

  7. Old Town Hall

    #7 of 28 Historical Places in Bratislava
    Old Town Hall

    Tags: History Museum, Architecture , Hall

    Address: Hlavne namestie, 811 01 Bratislava-Stare Mesto, Slovakia

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Old Town Hall of Bratislava consists of the City’s Historic Museum showcasing a number of items including tapestries and intricate mirrors among other royal treasures. The building itself is...Read more

  8. Napoleon's Army Soldier Statue

    #8 of 28 Historical Places in Bratislava
    Napoleon's Army Soldier Statue

    Tags: Statue

    Address: Hlavne namestie 358/7, 811 01 Bratislava-Stare Mesto, Slovakia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The bronze statue located at the main square of the Old Town is a tribute to a soldier named ‘Hubert’ who while walking through the town, fell in love with a local girl, stayed here and be...Read more

  9. Schone Naci Statue

    #9 of 28 Historical Places in Bratislava
    Schone Naci Statue

    Tags: Statue

    Address: Rybarska brana 217/1, 811 01 Bratislava-Stare Mesto, Slovakia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Dedicated to a man who lived in the 19th- 20th century, the Schone Naci Statue is the only Silver statue in Bratislava. The story goes that the man fell in love with a woman who did not love him back....Read more

  10. Grassalkovich Palace

    #10 of 28 Historical Places in Bratislava
    Grassalkovich Palace

    Tags: Garden, Palace, Architecture

    Address: Hodzovo namestie 2978/1, 811 06 Bratislava-Stare Mesto, Slovakia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Grassalkovich Palace is the parliament building of Slovakia and is perhaps one of the most important and beautiful buildings in Bratislava. In spite of being a parliament house, many cultural events a...Read more

  11. Primates' Palace

    #11 of 28 Historical Places in Bratislava
    Primates' Palace

    Tags: Museum, Historical Site, Palace, Concert

    Address: Primacialne namestie 494/2, 811 01 Bratislava-Stare Mesto, Slovakia

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Built in 1781, this palace is the place where Napoleon signed the Peace Treaty after the Battle of Austerlitz. Today the larger-than-life palace is a treat not just for the victorious memories of Brat...Read more

  12. Kapitulska Street

    #12 of 28 Historical Places in Bratislava
    Kapitulska Street

    Tags: Church, Walking Area, Streets

    Address: Kapitulská, 811 01 Bratislava, Slovakia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Kapitulska Street is the oldest street in Bratislava and still maintains the original houses and churches built in the medieval times. If walking in history is literally what you dream, take a walk th...Read more

  13. Ondrej Nepela Arena

    #13 of 28 Historical Places in Bratislava
    Ondrej Nepela Arena

    Tags: Sport, Arena, Stadium, Entertainment

    Address: Odbojárov 9, 831 04 Bratislava-Nové Mesto, Slovakia

    Ondrej Nepela Arena hosts some of the best hockey matches in the region and you will often find the locals catching a HC Slovan (home team of Slovak) match here among other events. The arena’s l...Read more

  14. Franciscan Church

    #14 of 28 Historical Places in Bratislava
    Franciscan Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Františkánska 439/2, 811 01 Bratislava-Staré Mesto, Slovakia

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Consecrated in the 13th century, the Franciscan Church is the oldest religious building in Bratislava. The church was built by King Ladislaus IV of Hungary after his victory over the Czech King (Premy...Read more

  15. Statue Of Hans Christian Andersen

    #15 of 28 Historical Places in Bratislava
    Statue Of Hans Christian Andersen

    Tags: Walking Area, Statue, Square

    Address: Hviezdoslavovo námestie 13, 811 02 Bratislava, Slovakia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Hans Christian Andersen is one of the most beloved writers around the world and his stories like ‘Ugly Duckling’, ‘The Little Mermaid’ and ‘The Snow Queen’ among ot...Read more

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