• Slovakia


Across Slovakia’s capital city, Bratislava, you can find reminders of the country's rich history, within Europe, as part of the former Czechoslovakia, and as a communist nation. This day tour invites you to take a close look at communist-style architecture, such as the peculiar-designed Slovak Radio building & the Petrzalka housing area. But that’s not all, you’ll visit centuries-old landmarks too, including Grassalkovich Palace & St. Martin’s Cathedral.


  • Petrzalka – Residential area depicting the communist era’s crowded, uniform housing.
  • Slovak Radio Building – Odd in shape. Well-known communist-era landmark.
  • Bratislava Castle – Beloved, reconstructed Slovak landmark. Features a rich history dating back thousands of centuries ago.
  • Freedom Square – Former symbol & present day reminder of communist Czechoslovakia.
  • SNP Bridge – Features a spacecraft-shaped restaurant on its tower.

Detailed Tour Description

Admire one of the city’s newer additions, the new Slovak National Theatre. Its new age design is significantly different than its sister building, the early 20th-century old Slovak National Theatre building. Visit the Slovak Radio building, a communist-era landmark; hardly unforgettable with its notable odd shape. Head across the SNP Bridge, known for the spacecraft-shaped restaurant towering above it. See a large residential area that still consists of numerous communist-style housing units. Enjoy great views of Bratislava from the Slavin Memorial all while learning about the monument’s WWII history. Embrace Bratislava from centuries past, with guided tours of the charming Bratislava Castle & St. Martin’s Cathedral. See the Grassalkovich Palace, & walk through Freedom Square. Other highlights include the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Comenius University, the Eurovea, & the Aupark. 

Optional Add-Ons

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