Staré Mesto (Bratislava)

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Staré Mesto
coat of arms map
Staré Mesto coat of arms Staré Mesto in Slovakia
Basic data
State : Slovakia
Kraj : Bratislavský kraj
Okres : Bratislava I
Region : Bratislava
Area : 9.590 km²
Residents : 41,892 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 4,368 inhabitants per km²
Height : 131  m nm
Postal code : 814 XX
Telephone code : 0 2
Geographic location : 48 ° 9 '  N , 17 ° 6'  E Coordinates: 48 ° 8 '36 "  N , 17 ° 6' 27"  E
License plate : BA, BL, BT
Kód obce : 528595
Community type : district
Administration (as of November 2018)
Mayor : Zuzana Aufrichtová
Address: Miestny úrad Bratislava-Staré Mesto
Vajanského nábrežie 3
81421 Bratislava
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Staré Mesto (German Old Town , Hungarian Óváros ) comprises the historical core of the Slovak capital Bratislava as well as some neighboring areas.

Most of the sights of the city as well as many institutions of the Slovak government and administration as well as the city administration are located here and the historical city center has largely been preserved.


The western part of the area is quite mountainous and is characterized by the Slavín monument, Horský park (mountain park ), villas of wealthy residents and embassy residences. The mountainous terrain ends in the south on the Danube , the most important dominant here is the Bratislava Castle . Right next door is the building of the Slovak National Council (Parliament). There is a memorial for Rabbi Moses Schreiber (also Moses Sofer , Chatam Sófer) right on the Danube . To the west, the area is bounded by the busy Prague-Budapest motorway . Under the castle are the remains of the former village / district Podhradie (German castle ground ).

The eastern part represents the actual inner and old town. The following is a selection of remarkable buildings, squares and streets:


Old town hall on the main square

Squares, streets and other things

The old town is the “tourist magnet” of Bratislava; River cruise ships dock on the banks of the Danube .


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