We left Vienna around noon and headed down the river to Bratislava, the capitol of Slovakia. Above is the concert hall of the Slovakian Philharmonic. It’s a charming town, with lots of interesting buildings and art work. One afternoon was not enough time to spend there.
Trees along the Danube.
The New Bridge (Novy Most), also called the UFO Bridge, for obvious reasons.
A close up of the restaurant atop the UFO Bridge.
The Natural History Museum.
The Statue of the Bulgarian Partisans - a sculpture depicting a Bulgarian partisan helping his wounded friend.
The Slovak National Theater.
A bridge crossing a fountain on the Promenade.
Looking along the Promenade.
St. Martin's Cathedral - one of the oldest churches in Bratislava. It was used as the Hungarian coronation church between 1563 and 1830.
Looking into the entrance to a pharmacy.
The Salvator Pharmacy Building.
Michael's Gate - the only gate of the original medieval fortifications still remaining.
Cumil, the Watcher. This is one of many whimsical sculptures in Bratislava, and probably the most famous one.