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Maximilian"s Fountain

Hlavne namestie, Bratislava, Slovakia
+421 2/544 194 10
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Right in the town square

A nice fountain surrounded by restaurants and shops. Even saw a drunk guy get pushed in by his... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
rtravel34
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Rome, Italy
Imposing fountain in Hlavne namestie

Maximilian's Fountain is located in the grand Hlavne namestie, it is an imposing sculpture and is... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2018
paullegate
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Luton, United Kingdom
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“public water” (5 reviews)
“the main square” (21 reviews)
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Hlavne namestie, Bratislava, Slovakia
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

A nice fountain surrounded by restaurants and shops. Even saw a drunk guy get pushed in by his friends. Gave me a good chuckle.

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Reviewed 17 June 2018

Maximilian's Fountain is located in the grand Hlavne namestie, it is an imposing sculpture and is well suited to its surroundings. It was completed in 1572 and is the oldest fountain in Bratislava. The fountain was built to commemorate a great fire that occurred during...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Located in the main square, the fountain was built in the sixteenth century to provide a water supply to the city. It is named after King Maximilian II of Hungary who financed its construction and consists of a knight in armor standing on top of...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Spotted on our way round the 'old town' but unable to view interior. As with most of the buildings shown on the tourist map received from the hotel...worth seeing

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

It is located in the central main square along with Napoleon's statue and close to several others. It is a photo/selfie shot as part of your city tour, no need to make a special detour just look for it as you meander the old streets!...More

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Reviewed 14 December 2017

Constructed in 1572 in order to provide a public water supply, a quite remarkable piece of history right in the town square

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

This beautiful fountain dominates the square in front of the Old Town Hall. It is a lively are with tourists and locals alike. Tucked in the corner of the square was a local outdoor market featuring local items.

Thank JEM02882
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Built in 1572 it is also known as Roland's Fountain. With a 9 metre base it takes pride of place in the old town square. The 10 metre high column is topped by a knight in armour. Some say it is King Maximilian II ,...More

Thank KatielouAustralia
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

This is one that you cannot fail to miss, situated in the main square and surrounded by shops and cafes. We sat nearby for a coffee watching the world go by.

Thank David H
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

This is a nice fountain in the center of the old town, in the most lively road Hlavne Namestie. Anybody will see it if walking in the old town. We were very happy to see our embassy next to this.

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