Bratislava City Guide - Expert travel tips and holiday advice including Old Town highlights, shopping and restaurants, transport, architecture and historical sites. Also including maps, itineraries, accommodation, day trips and walking routes, Bratislava and Devin castles, Rusovce mansion, Kosice, Horsky park and the Slovak National Theatre.
This new edition of the Bradt guide to Bratislava by expert author Lucy Mallows remains the most authoritative and reliable guide available to the city that combines history with hedonism like no other. Bradt's Bratislava is by far the most comprehensive and entertaining guide on the market - in any language. Maps, walking tours, historical perspectives and hotels, restaurants, cafes and pubs are all covered. In addition, it features detailed information on shopping, sports, gardens and parks that you'll find in no other book. Not only does it include out-of-town ideas, but it goes into greater depth than other guides and is written in an engaging and colourful style that sets out very deliberately to entertain as well as inform. This third edition is thoroughly updated to include the vast number of new boutique hotels, restaurants, bars and cafes. It also offers a useful transport map and guidance on city transport and an updated event calendar. Straying out of the city itself, it also covers Kosice, 2013 European City of Culture.
An appealing, highly readable companion to this beguiling city, and a refreshing contrast to the usual 'cram-it-all-in' digest of urban highlights. A civilised guide to a civilised place.--Dan Linstead "Wanderlust " If there is one word, which characterises this guide to Transylvania it has to be 'enthusiasm'. Lucy Mallows' . passion for the place shines through the pages of her guide, generating interest and curiosity on the part of the reader.--The Budapest Times Makes you want to pack your bags and go to discover what this long-neglected city has to offer.--The Budapest Sun Mallows brought with her a defined sense of the historical and cultural context of all the places she wrote about.--The Oldie
About Lucy Mallows (Lucy Mallows )
Lucy Mallows is a freelance photojournalist, editor and translator. She writes regularly for national newspapers and magazines and translates professionally from Hungarian to English. She first visited Bratislava - in the then Czechoslovakia - in 1982, when studying Russian and Czech at Leeds University. Lucy speaks six foreign languages, including Slovak, and returns frequently to Slovakia, when not cleaning beaches and campaigning for marine conservation from her home in Newhaven.
Table of Contents
Introduction How to use this book Chapter 1 Contexts Geography, Climate, Natural history, History, Politics, Economy, People, Religion, Culture and festivals, Business, Cultural etiquette, Giving something back Chapter 2 Planning A practical overview, When to visit (and why), Highlights and suggested itineraries, Tour operators, Red tape, Getting there and away, Health, Safety, What to take, Money and budgeting Chapter 3 Practicalities Tourist information, Local tour operators, Embassies and consulates, Money, Media and communications, Religious services, Public toilets Chapter 4 Local Transport Public transport, Taxis, Car hire, Danube river cruises Chapter 5 Accommodation Hotels, Pensions, Hostels, Camping Chapter 6 Eating and Drinking Food, Drink, Restaurants, Cafes and tearooms, Bars, Pubs and clubs Chapter 7 Entertainment, Nightlife, Sport and Shopping 125 Theatre, Music, Nightclubs and discos, Casinos, Gay Bratislava, Cinema, Sports, Shopping Chapter 8 Walking Tours Walk 1 - Old Town, Walk 2 - Castle and beyond Chapter 9 Museums and Sightseeing Major sights, Castles and palaces, Museums, Galleries, Churches and religious buildings, Gardens and parks, Squares, Bridges, Also worth a visit Chapter 10 Beyond the City Devin, Cerveny Kamen, Ancient Gerulata - Rusovce, Small Carpathian Wine Route, Senec , Piestany Spa, Kosice Appendix 1 Language Pronunciation, Words and phrase Appendix 2 Further Information Books, Websites Index
Bratislava by Lucy Mallows (Lucy Mallows )
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