The only thing that most foreigners know about Bratislava is that it is a city not far from Vienna which can be seen in one day. Many of those who make the short trip are surprised to find that the Slovak capital city deserves more than a cursory tour of the local sights which won´t take more than a couple of hours, including lunch. The increase in the number of foreign tourists visiting the city proves that Bratislava is no longer only considered for day trips but also one of the attractive tourist destinations offered by reputable travel agencies. It is one of the vertices (the other two being Vienna and Budapest) of the so-called „golden Central European triangle“, one of the most promising regions in Europe. For foreigners who are only getting to know the capital of Slovakia, Bratislava has pleasant surprises in store. However, its inhabitants also may be astonished by its sights and wonders.
It is not only foreigners who are pleasantly surprised by Bratislava. Bratislavans themselves are also offered a variety of fascinating city wonders. Let´s discover and get to know them through this book. To help us, there are captivating texts and hundreds of beautiful colour pictures.