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Bratislava is testing special trolleybus

Public transport should become greener in the capital.Compiled by Spectator staff, 20. Oct 2020, at 15:14

Bratislava borroved the hybrid trolleybus from the Czech city of České Budějovice for a week.
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The best concert I have ever heard was in Bratislava, says Dutch ambassador

Ambassador Henk Cor van der Kwast cycles with Slovakia's mayors and loves the Slovak capital for its rich music history.Peter Dlhopolec, 19. Oct 2020, at 10:22

Dutch Ambassador Henk Cor van der Kwast (left) plants tulips with Bratislava Mayor Matúš Vallo on October 21, 2020.

Unauthorised protest against COVID-19 measures turns violent in Bratislava

The protest took place at a time when assemblies with more than six people are banned.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Oct 2020, at 11:01

The protest in Bratislava turned violent.

New parking policy around Horský Park planted a discord

Some applaud the idea of making the place safer and quieter, others complain that it is now less accessible.Jana Liptáková, 14. Oct 2020, at 16:26

Cars cannot park on Nekrasovova, Lesná and Novosvetská any more.

Bratislava’s Old Town continues marking residential parking lots

Residential parking is marked on almost half of Old Town’s streets.Compiled by Spectator staff, 12. Oct 2020, at 17:52

Parking is a problem in the centre of Bratislava as well as some its boroughs.

Bratislava offers river cruise passengers authentic experiences

2020 is specific for Danube river cruises due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Jana Liptáková, 9. Oct 2020, at 14:38

River cruise ships in Bratislava

Parks and gardens will reveal their secrets despite COVID-19

The popular annual event takes place on an untraditional autumn date.Jana Liptáková, 7. Oct 2020, at 16:06

Dozens of parks and gardens will open across Slovakia during the weekend.

COVID-19 curbs Christmas market plans in Bratislava

If there are Christmas markets in Bratislava, they will be limitedCompiled by Spectator staff, 5. Oct 2020, at 12:00

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A UK diplomat's journey through 90s Bratislava: No malls, Blue Church and Freddie Mercury

UK Ambassador Nigel Baker reminisces about the nineties in Bratislava.Peter Dlhopolec, 5. Oct 2020, at 10:16

Nigel Baker was appointed British Ambassador to Slovakia in September 2020.

Bratislava’s iconic historical pharmacy may do its magic again

The city council is negotiating with the current owner of the pharmacy’s precious furniture about its return to Bratislava.Jana Liptáková, 1. Oct 2020, at 20:03

The former Salvator Pharmacy houses an exhibition about its history.

Completion of two big projects will reduce traffic congestion in Bratislava

Reconstruction of the boulevard at Nivy and the tram track to Karlova Ves are almost complete.Compiled by Spectator staff, 29. Sep 2020, at 23:49

The brand new bus station Nové Nivy and the boulevard Mlynské Nivy.

City discovery game puts Bratislava in a new light

Alternative city guides developed by Slovak-Dutch team are a hit across Europe.Jana Liptáková, 25. Sep 2020, at 6:29

During the game players can admire some of the city’s best views.

Free guided tour of Bratislava this Sunday

The tour with a local is in English.Compiled by Spectator staff, 24. Sep 2020, at 11:18


Bratislava to renew its greenery

Bratislava Mayor Matúš Vallo promises to plant 10,000 trees during his term.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Sep 2020, at 13:21

Bratislava needs more trees

Yellow trains will no longer run between Bratislava and Komárno

The connection will be operated by the Slovak ZSSK and the Austrian ÖBB.Compiled by Spectator staff, 22. Sep 2020, at 11:51

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Devín Castle: The city's most popular museum

The Museum of City History, Museum of Arms and Museum of Clocks are also worth a visit.Compiled by Spectator staff, 19. Sep 2020, at 9:35

View from Devín Castle

Foreigners will be centre stage in Bratislava for the whole week

This year’s fjúžn festival is all about exploring the world we have at home.18. Sep 2020, at 14:35

UPDATED: 17. Sep 2020, at 12:06

UPDATED: Mobility week kicks off with travel discounts and various campaigns

Car transport is used the most, but its share is lower than in the rest of the EU.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Sep 2020, at 17:33

The new app will make travelling in Bratislava and its vicinity easier.

The older the vine, the better the wine. How to keep an old vineyard alive

A group of friends has revitalised the Tále vineyard in Bratislava's Rača.Jana Liptáková, 16. Sep 2020, at 14:55

Vinica Tál wineyard