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  1. Bratislava AlenaKostuňová VII.OA

  2. HISTORY • Crossroad of two trade routes - the Podunajská, the Jantarová • Settlement of the Celts • 6th century - inhabited by the Slavs • 907 - first written evidence • part of old Hungary, later Habsburg Monarchy • Name – Pressburg/Prešporok • 1291 - town privileges • 1465 - Academia Istropolitana - MatejKorvín • 1536-1784 – the Capital of the old Hungary • 1919 – name – Bratislava • 1993 – Slovak Republic

  3. ABOUT • Situated on Danube • Population: 462 000 • political, cultural, and economic centre • Festivals, and exhibitions • Cultural monuments 

  4. PICTURES

  5. ARCHITECTURE • Old town - baroque palaces • New buildings 

  6. PICTURES

  7. Bridge of the Slovak National Uprising • Built between 1967 and 1972 • Opened on August 26, 1972 • Asymmetrical, cable-stayed • 85 metres • UFO restaurant • 430 stairs

  8. The Building of the Slovak Radio • Shape - upturned pyramid  • Nomination

  9. Bratislava Castle • On a hill above Danube river • 4 towers, a courtyard, 80 m deep water well • Crown Tower • Gothic and Renaissance • Big Baroque staircase • Treasure Chamber • Baroque chapel

  10. Historical buildings • Old Town Hall • Michael's Gate • Slovak National Theatre

  11. NATURE

  12. Places to visit

  13. SOURCES • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bratislava • http://www.bratislavacity.sk/en/ • http://www.deviantart.com/ • http://referaty.aktuality.sk/historia-sadu-janka-krala-v-bratislave/referat-8507#

  14. Thank you for your attention