Bratislava is the latest in the Bradt collection of city guides to many of eastern Europe's cultural gems. This Slovak capital, impressively set on the Danube boasting stunningly restored baroque and rococo buildings, begs to be explored on foot with the author's walking tour of the highlights. Full details of the practicalities of visiting are provided, including accommodations, eating out, transportation, and out-of-town excursions plus a full background spanning the city's culture and its checkered history.
>History and culture, providing insight into the many restored architectural attractions of this splendid city
>Restaurants, cafes, bars, and nightlife, plus souvenir shopping and museums
>Day trips from Bratislava
>City maps in full-color
About the Author
Lucy Mallows first visited Bratislava in 1982 while studying Czech and became a frequent visitor from neighboring Budapest. An expert on the central European region, particularly its culture, architecture, politics, and history, Lucy promotes tourism in the new European states by writing articles on culture, entertainment, and travel from her home in Brussels.
Table of Contents
(1) Contexts (2) Planning (3) Practicalities (4) Local transport (5) Accommodation (6) Eating and drinking (7) Entertainment, nightlife and recreation (8) Shopping (9) Walking tours (10) Museums and sightseeing (11) Beyond the city (12) Language (13) Further information