This charming baroque garden is a popular hangout from March till October for locals of all ages and all walks of life: there‘s the runners, the frisbee enthusiasts, the tea lovers, parents and yogis, there‘s students and avid readers perusing the free outdoor library.
This fountain was designed in 1888 by Bratislava-born V. Tilgner (who also created the putti on the adjacent Opera House).
The Maximilian fountain was built in 1572 in the Austrian stone workshop of Andreas Lutringer, with a financial contribution from Hungary’s King Maximilian II.
This Renaissance fountain in the courtyard of the Primatial Palace depicts the struggle of St George and the dragon. His life is part of the ‘Golden Legend’, which was extremely widespread in early Christian Europe.
Bratislava Forest Park, in the hills above the city, is a great place for both children and adults to relax in unspoilt countryside.
Count Grassalkovich ordered the building of the Summer Palace by an unknown architect – most probably Artur Mayerhoffer after 1760.
The Botanical Gardens, part of the Bratislava’s Comenius University but open to the public, were founded in 1942.
Horský park has been created on the western outskirts of the city in 1868 by modifying already existing forest. The park is also inherently connected with a historical lodge Horský park that has become a popular place of rest, meeting point and original cultural center of Bratislava.