Bratislava City – Articles

GUIDE: Bratislava Open Air and Indoor Markets with Fresh Produce
It is a popular tradition for Bratislava families to do their weekend produce shopping at one of the city’s lively market places. They are a welcome off-the-beaten-path sight for visitors who can sample local flavours from food through chinese running shoes….

Planned developments in Bratislava hospitality market
UPDATED January 12, 2011 This article tracks announcements of new hotels in the wider Bratislava region in Slovakia based on information available from the news media, press releases and other open sources….

Slovakia’s Bratislava and Kosice to host 2011 Ice Hockey Championship
UPDATED December 1, 2008 – added info and visualisation of Bratislava stadium Bratislava, May 19, 2006 ( – Slovakia has been selected to host the 2011 Ice Hockey World Championship together with the eastern Slovak city Kosice, annual congress of the International ice Hockey Federation decided….

Skyeurope 2007 winter schedule reduces Bratislava, boosts Vienna as base
Bratislava, November 12, 2007 ( – Slovakia-based low cost airline Skyeurope shifted flights from its original Bratislava, Slovakia base to its new rising base at the much larger nearby Vienna, Austria airport in the Winter 2007 schedule….

Private medical facilities in Bratislava
Rehabilitation, massage, acupuncture Biotherm located in the Old Town on Grosslingova Street 63 offers rehabilitation, different types of massages, acupuncture and many more. Fit Look located on Legerskeho Street 3 (tram No….

Public medical facilities in Bratislava
Emergency Emergency ambulance is accessible through the telephone number 112. Walk-in emergency for adults is provided by the Policlinic Ruzinov on Ruzinovska Street 10 (trams No….

Calling Bratislava – Telephones
The country code for Slovakia is +421, the city code for Bratislava is 2 (or 02 if calling from within Slovakia). Slovakia’s incumbent land-line operator is T-Com (formerly Slovak Telecom), majority-owned by Deutsche Telekom….

Partner (twin) towns of Bratislava
Bratislava had signed first partner treaty with city of Perugia located in region Umbria in Italy on July 18, 1962. Bratislava is a partner (twin town) of the following towns/cities at this time: Yerevan, Armenia Vienna, Austria Ruse, Bulgaria Larnaka, Cyprus Prague, Czech Republic Alexandria, Egyp…

Danube River in Bratislava
The Danube passes through Bratislava. The Slovak name for the river is Dunaj. Five bridges cross the Danube in Bratislava: Lafranconi Bridge (Most Lafranconi), New Bridge (Novy most), Old Bridge (Stary most), Apollo Bridge (Most Apollo), Port Bridge (Pristavny most)….

Bratislava Embassies And Consulates
ALBANIA Consulate of the Republic of Albania Pupavova 61 841 04 Bratislava Phone: +421-2-6542 3328 ANGOLA Embassy of the Republic of Angola Mudronova 47 811 03 Bratislava 1 Phone: +421-2-5441 2164 5441 2165 E-mail: Office hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 – 12:00/13:00 – 15:30 Consular section: Monday – Friday 9:00 – 12:00 AUSTRIA Venturska 10 811 01 Bratislava Phone: +421-2-5930 15 00 (operator) Fax: +421-2-5443 2486 Consulate – phone: +421-2-5464 1334 Internet: e-mail: Office hours: Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 12:00 BANGLADESH CONSULATE OF THE PEOPLE´S REPUBLIC OF BANGLADESH Address: Juraja Hronca 44 841 01 Bratislava Slovak Republic Phone: +421-2-6446 2000 E-mail: Office hours: Tuesday – Thursday 10:00 – 14:00 BELARUS Kuzmanyho 3/A 811 06 Bratislava Phone: +421-2-544 16 325 e-mail: Office hours of the Embassy: Monday – Friday – from 8:30 to 17:30 Consular department: Phone: +421-2-54416325 Mobile: +421-903721121 e-mail: Internet: Office hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00 – 12:00 BELGIUM THE KINGDOM OF BELGIUM Frana Krala 5 811 05 Bratislava Slovak Republic Phone: +421-2-5710 1211 E-mail: Office hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 – 12:30, 13:30 – 16:30 Consular section: Office hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 – 12:00/ 14:00 – 16:00 Visa section: Office hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00 – 12:00 BULGARIA Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria Kuzmanyho 1 811 06 Bratislava Phone: +421-(2) 5441 5308 Internet: Consular department: Phone: +421-(2) 5443 5971 Office hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00 – 12:00 CANADA Canadian Ambassador for Slovakia resides in Prague….

Fertile Ground appearing live at Spojka on Feb 10
Fertile Ground – Live in Concert Feb. 10, club Spojka in Bratislava Fertile Ground is a band from Baltimore, USA, which blends soul, jazz, funk and African-inspired rhythms into a unique sound and style….

Bratislava Population – Demographic Statistics
According to the latest census (2001), there are 428,672 people living in Bratislava. The true figure is likely to be somewhat higher as there are a lot of people living and working in the city with a permanent residence elsewhere in Slovakia….

Bratislava’s Perfect Scenic Points
Perfect scenic points are hard to find when you don’t know the city well. Since Bratislava is partly situated on the hills of Small Carpathians (Male Karpaty), there are a few worthwhile scenic points not to miss….

6th International Film Festival Bratislava opens on December 3rd
Bratislava, November 23, 2004 ( – International Film Festival in Bratislava was established in 1999. Starting as a small festival with few screens and some hundreds of visitors it later became major cultural happening hosting thousands of guests each year….

The Slovak Hotel Rating System
The Slovak system of classification of hotel and residence facilities is based on decree of the Ministry of Economy no. 277/2008 (replacing the earlier 419/2001). For each category there are mandatory requirements as well as a number of points required from optional requirements….

Bratislava Doctors, Hospitals, Health Services
Slovakia Emergency Medical Contacts Call 112 (integrated emergency services, the operator will direct your call to the service required) Hospitals in Bratislava Hospital Antolska, Petrzalka Fakultna nemocnica, Mickiewiczova Kramare Hospital Complex Podunajske Biskupice Hospital Ruzinov Hospital Bratislava Medical Transport Private Medical Facilities in Bratislava Biotherm – Spinal Treatment Center Spitalska 10 Chirurgicke centrum – Surgical Center Kozia 17 CMO – Eye Miscrosurgery Center Gagarinova 7/B Cornea – Excimer Laser Center Eurorehab Tbiliska, Tehelne, Vajnorska Hippokrates – Private Health Centre Sulekova 20 Iscare – Assisted Reproduction Center Sulekova 20 Medifera – Private Medical Facility Sturova 12 Dentists Kodent Lazaretska 3a MUDr….

Airlines Flying to Bratislava
Ordered by number of scheduled flights: Ryanair Ireland-based low cost airline services almost 20 destinations from Bratislava including: Dublin London-Stansted Paris-Beauvais Rome-Ciampino Danube Wings New Slovak airline with a small fleet of turbo-prop planes serving a growing number of destinations including: Kosice, Poprad (domestic flights) Bologna Manchester Czech Airlines Presently offering a single flight to Prague….

Bratislava’s Cafés, Cafe Bars, Coffeeshops
Coffee drinking in Bratislava draws on the Viennese tradition of the sit and sip coffee house where a cup and good book is all you need. Since the fall of Communism, numerous cafés have sprouted up throughout the city, with the city centre being the main locale….

Bratislava Long-Term Stay – Practical Matters
Apartment Rental – see Bratislava apartments for short-term lets and information on Bratislava real estate Car Rental – major world-wide car rental companies are represented in Bratislava (Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt)….

GUIDE-Bratislava for Children
Bratislava has lots to offer for children, from the unique Dinopark at Bratislava ZOO, which brings dinosaurs to life, to fun and arts for children at the Bibiana near the New Bridge….

Bratislava FM Radio Stations
English Language Broadcast: Radio Slovakia International – Slovak public radio foreign language broadcast – only available on SW, satellite and Internet broadcast FM4 – Austrian Public Radio – progressive music, some of the broadcasts include news in English – 103.8 FM Slovak Language Broadcast: Radio Expres – in Slovak – currently the most popular Slovak radio station playing TOP-40 and traffic news – 107.6 FM Radio Jemne melodie – in Slovak – smooth, relaxing music – 106.6 FM Fun Radio – in Slovak – very popular in Bratislava, charts music – 94.3 FM Radio Sity – in Slovak – new commercial Bratislava city radio with music and talk – 107 FM Radio FM (former Rock FM Radio) – in Slovak – a popular contemporary music channel of the public Slovak Radio – 89.3 FM Slovakia 1 – in Slovak – public radio playing music, news, talk – 96.6 FM Radio Viva – in Slovak – 80s, 90s and contemporary popular music – 101.8 FM Radio Best – in Slovak – music and news focused on people over 30 – 95.6 FM A number of German-language and Hungarian-language stations are also available in Bratislava depending on location….