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5 Best free tours to do in Bratislava

Bratislava is a beautiful city that is worth knowing. Whether you want to make a route through Slovakia and its capital is your starting point or you wanted to visit it on a weekend getaway. It is a small city with many places to visit. To get to know the city, I suggest you book one of its free tours or guided tours.

In this post I will tell you about the 5 best free tours to do in Bratislava.


All free tours are in Spanish and English. Remember to give the guide a tip at the end of the tour, which is sure to be deserved.

1. Free tour of the historic center of Bratislava

This tour focuses on visiting the places within the historic center. The walking tour is 2 hours and you visit the Slovak National Theater, the blue church, the main square, the gate of Saint Michael, several statues, the university, the Hviezdoslav Námestie square, the Primate's Palace and several viewpoints with views of the castle and cathedral.

2. Free walking tour of Bratislava

This tour covers some places in the historic center and surroundings. It is very similar to the previous one and its duration is 2h. Start by visiting the Ganymedova fountain, the National theater, the US Embassy, ​​the famous Carlton hotel, the old fisherman's gate, the Čumil statue, the Ignac Lamar sculpture, Napoleon's bullet, the old town hall, the Cathedral Michael's Square, the Blue Church and the Slovak National Uprising Square.

3. Free Tour of the 20th Century: The Dark History of Bratislava

On this 2:15 hour tour of Bratislava you will get to know an alternative history of the not so nice city. For 50 years of the 20th century, Slovakia was a dictatorship. During the second world war, the country of Slovakia was on the side of the axis, and after the war it became the eastern bloc, however, both regimes harmed many people.

During the tour monuments such as the Slavin Monument, Stalin Square, Gottwald Square, the Inverted Pyramid and the Blue Church are visited.

4. Free tour of the Castle and the Cathedral of Bratislava

The two most important places to visit in Bratislava are the Cathedral and the Castle. With this free 2-hour tour in Spanish you will get to know the Slovak National Theater, the statue of the Danish poet and writer Hans Christian Andersen, the Cathedral of San Martin, the Jewish quarter and the Pam Taj Holocaust memorial and the Bratislava castle.

5. Bratislava Creepy Legends Free Tour

This tour reveals shocking stories that took place in Bratislava and Slovakia in the past. Legends and true stories that make your hair stand on end. It is a quick tour of 1h in Spanish.



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