Take A Romantic Trip To Bratislava, Slovakia

Jun 10, 2014 by     No Comments    Posted under: Blog


 The very colorful sunset in Bratislava from Miroslav Petrasko (hdrshooter.com)

The very colorful sunset in Bratislava from Miroslav Petrasko (hdrshooter.com)

Are you excited to take your significant other on a Romantic trip to Europe but feel like Paris, Rome and all the other European destinations are too mainstream for your taste? Then take a romantic trip at the borders of both Hungary and Austria down to Bratislava in Slovakia. Feel the love in the air as you tour around the only capital in the world adjoining two other countries with its cobblestone streets, grand cathedrals, medieval towers, enchanting piazzas and baroque castles of this romantic town.

 Sunset on the New Bridge from Miroslav Petrasko (hdrshooter.com)

Sunset on the New Bridge from Miroslav Petrasko (hdrshooter.com)

Have an intimate time with your loved one as you sit by the banks of the Danube or Morava River and be enchanted with the sunrise’s beauty as it touches the river’s horizon. Gaze upon the magnificent European town and get a feel like you were ages away in time with its classical and exquisite views.

 *&.Co. from · skëne ·

*&.Co. from · skëne ·

The best recommended season to visit this magnificent place would be during the summer starting in June all throughout August when all the local attractions would be open. Begin your romantic time by relaxing around the city, strolling with your loved one and going around the paved antique streets while savoring the charming old structures surrounding the city. Sit back and dine at a cozy cafe, take a sip of hot coffee complimented by a Slovakian cuisine to get you prepped up on your tour to experience ancient Europe.

 Hviezdoslavovo námestie from Jorge Lascar

Hviezdoslavovo námestie from Jorge Lascar

Widely known for its exquisite structures, Bratislava also holds fascinating galleries that cater to centuries-old artifacts and canvasses. It has numerous museums that hold these treasures for every visitor’s viewing pleasure. The best ones to visit are the Matej Kren’s Passage which houses fifteen thousand books and mirrors projecting an illusion of human knowledge and infinity at the nineteenth century Palffy Palace.

 Pharmacy Museum at St Michael's Gate in from Karen V Bryan

Pharmacy Museum at St Michael’s Gate in from Karen V Bryan

While spending your time in Bratislava, you will also be amazed by the works of art from Gothic masters since the seventeenth century. The Pharmacy Museum located at the main center of the city holds thousands of ancient pharmaceutical items. There’s still more. Continue your art journey to the magnificent Museum of Clock where a distinct seventeenth century collection of time items such as sun dials are displayed.

 Castelo de Bratislava from NunoCardoso

Castelo de Bratislava from NunoCardoso

Apart from art exhibits and old artifacts, Bratislava also has a number of castles to visit. The castle above the Danube is a 1st century castle that has been a historically recognized landmark of the Roman Empire. it also has a Slovan National Gallery where Slovakian cultural education and scientific research are conducted.

Exhibits of Slovakian history are also featured here such as archaeological discoveries of prehistoric statue called the Venus of Moravany. Sometimes, stage plays and concerts are conducted in the Slovak National Theatre by the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra.

 Sad_Janka_Krala park _Bratislava Slovaki from prepchik07

Sad_Janka_Krala park _Bratislava Slovaki from prepchik07

When you’ve already had your fill on the exquisite museums and art galleries of Bratislava, visit the Sad Janka Krala Park or Horsky Park and stroll around its forests and enjoy a romantic and intimate quiet time with your loved one. There is also a boat ready for your cruising pleasure and take you down to the Danube River through the historical castle ruins of Devin or the Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum.

 I heart Bratislava from Dushan and Miae

I heart Bratislava from Dushan and Miae

To top off your romantic vacation, drop by some of the souvenir shops and take a little piece of Bratislava home with you. Posh clubs, restaurants and bars are also open for visitors who would love to go party or enjoy a drink. Of course, the most romantic thing you could possibly do around here is buy a luscious local wine and enjoy it by the Danube River and feel the love that the beautiful town atmosphere brings.

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