- Flights to 25 destinations from capital
REGULAR flights to 25 destinations in 13 countries as well as flights to Košice will be offered from Bratislava Airport between March 27 and October 29, the SITA newswire reported.
- Bratislava Airport to be leased
- Travelling Bratislava - Košice during the Ice Hockey World Championship
Slovakia’s passenger rail operator, ZSSK, has launched a new product for the 2011 IIHF World Championship: the Ice Hockey 2011 pass ticket.
- Marking Bratislava´s first gas lamp
PRIME Minister Iveta Radičová lit a replica of a historical gas lamp in the courtyard of the Slovak Cabinet Office on March 19 to mark the 155th anniversary of the gas industry in Slovakia.
- Finding their own feet in BA
THE HOUSE of MOST-BRIDGE, a non-profit organisation that assists the mentally ill, is celebrating a milestone.
- Bratislava, a new home
Immigrants to Bratislava share their experiences and opinions of the city.
- History Talks: Hay in boots, cash in coffers
ALTHOUGH this postcard from 1931 does not picture it, the truth is that in centuries past this was the site of a Bratislava square with the nice name Senné námestie or Hay Square.
- Reconstruction of Bratislava Castle
RECONSTRUCTION of Bratislava Castle, with the primary goal of returning the palace and its surroundings to the Baroque look from the period described as the castle’s golden age, has resumed
- Bratislava Zoo welcomes first new jaguar cubs since 2000
BRATISLAVA Zoo officially welcomed two jaguar cubs on February 3 after they successfully passed their one-month veterinary examination, the TASR newswire wrote.
- Bratislava City Card proves popular
ALMOST 13,000 residents of Bratislava have shown an interest in acquiring a Bratislava City Card since January 15, when three partner banks started issuing the card to customers who request one.
- Museum of the Month: Bratislava Castle Treasure Room
Bratislava Castle is currently undergoing a complete renovation. The exterior is almost finished, but the only part of the interior so far opened to visitors is the Treasure Room. James Thomson paid a visit to the current exhibition.
- Capital City: The Primatial Palace
The Primatial Palace is one of the city's dominant buildings. Its changing fortunes over the centuries partly mirror those of Bratislava itself, as both a temporal and a spiritual seat of power. Part of it is now a public museum and gallery.
- Winning designs
When it comes to design, especially craft-influenced design, Slovakia has a strong pedigree. A current exhibition in Bratislava highlights the depth of the country's talent and showcases some new ideas, as James Thomson found out.
- 2011 Highlights in Bratislava
It's time to look ahead to some of the great events on offer this year in Bratislava.
- City & Region Guide 2011 [PDF, 18.4 MB]
Bratislava is a modern city with rich history, beautiful places, breathtaking view points, cosy cafes and restaurants and a unique atmosphere. Inhabitants of Bratislava are very hospitable and easygoing and they are an inseparable part of the city´s charm. We wish you pleasant exploring of all the things the City of Bratislava has to offer.
- Museum of the Month: Bibiana
Are you in Bratislava with young children? If so, check out the city's unique International House of Art for Children, also known as Bibiana.
- Hi Austria, here we come! :-)
Visit our stand at Ferien Messe Vienna 2011 tourism fair between January 13-16, 2011.
- BratisLover 2013
Just one hour train from Vienna!
- Get ready to party!
Bratislava will become 'Partyslava' on New Year's Eve as top Slovak musical acts play live, and other entertainers and fireworks help residents and visitors celebrate the arrival of 2011.
- Museum of the Month: Mirbach Palace - Bratislava City Gallery
The Mirbach Palace is one of Bratislava's main galleries. As well as a permanent exhibition of baroque art, it's currently hosting an outstanding exhibition by Slovak-Canadian photographer Yuri Dojc, as James Thomson found out.
- Capital city: the parliament
As the capital of the Slovak Republic, and the country's largest city, Bratislava has several places that reflect its important role in national life. Perhaps most important among these is the parliament, which is open to visitors.
- The Christmas market
Colder weather has arrived in Bratislava just in time to make the Christmas market, which recently opened, feel seasonal. James Thomson went along...
- Christmas in Slovakia
With Bratislava's Christmas market opening on 19 November, we look at some local seasonal traditions...
- Classical sounds in the Slovak capital
The 46th Bratislava Music Festival begins on 19 November. It comprises a series of classical music concerts by top performers from around Europe and further afield.
- Sculpture in Bratislava
With the leaves changing colour, crisp mornings and cool evenings, autumn is a good time to take a stroll around the city and admire some of the sculptures that are part of Bratislava's urban landscape...