Bratislava is the capital of Slovakia and its largest city. Slovakia is a member of the European Union and the euro is the official currency, making shopping easier.
Bratislava has the beautiful Slovak National Theater and a delightful pedestrian walking area filled with restaurants and cafes with outdoor seating in the summer. The most dominant feature of Bratislava is the 16th century castle, which sits on a hill overlooking the old city.
In addition to narrow streets, beautiful buildings, and places to eat and drink, old town Bratislava has numerous comical statues that are sure to make you smile, the most famous of which is the Cumil statue, "Man at Work". When strolling the streets of old town Bratislava, be on the lookout for more of these whimsical pieces of art.
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