Bratislava Old Town Hall (Stara Radnica) Tours
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Stara Radnica is the Old Town Hall in the center of Bratislava, Slovakia. It is in the city's Old Town, and aside from serving as the town hall from the 15th through the 19th centuries, it was also used as a prison, a mint, an arsenal depository, a municipal archive, and it was a place of trade and celebrations. It is the country's oldest town hall building and one of the oldest stone buildings still standing in Bratislava. The building has gone through several renovations giving it characteristics of Renaissance, Baroque, and Neo-Renaissance styles. Today it serves as the Bratislava City Museum.
Visitors can see displays in the museum that tell of the city's history starting with the Middle Ages and the feudal justice system. Items include torture instruments, dungeons, antique weapons, armor, paintings, and much more. You can also climb the tower to reach the viewing platform at the top where you'll be rewarded with great views of the main square and city.
Old Town Hall is located on Hlavne Namestie, the main square, a little over a mile south of the main train station. The closest transport stop is Namestie SNP and can be reached using bus X13 from the main train station. Opening hours are Tuesday to Friday 10am to 5pm and Saturday to Sunday 11am to 6pm. Admission is 1 euro to climb the tower and 5 euros to visit the museum.
Address: Hlavne Namestie, Bratislava, Bratislava Region 81101, Slovakia
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Visit the most-popular sites in historic Old Town Bratislava on this stress-free walking tour. Lead by a local guide, learn the history of the area and pick up some Slovak words as you wander through Old Town. Make stops at Old Town Hall, Primate's Palace, medieval fortifications, art galleries, and more. Choose from a convenient morning or afternoon departure.
Price varies by group size
Price varies by group size
The exclusive tour only in the Christmas period! This special times brings magic in The Bratislava city. Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most beautifully decorated places in Bratislava, such like Old Town Hall, Nedbalka Galery, Horsky Park. You will feel spellbound with the charming atmosphere walking along the Danube, which you can feel only this time of the year! What is the story of the Christmas tree? Who was the first to decorate it in the world? What magical things can happen during the Christmas period? Have you heard about Christmas spells? You will hear miraculous Christmas legends about Bratislava. You will visit the old-fashioned Christmas Market in Bratislava happening at Hlavne Namestie and Hviezdoslavovo Namestie at Bratislava castle. What makes it so popular? What local products is must taste at Christmas? Fill your heart with the joy and experience magic of Bratislava.
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