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Lovely Fountain

The Maximillian fountain stands tall and proud in the old town square directly in front of the old... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Tom J
Essex, United Kingdom
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Beautiful Statue at the Square!

This is one of the attractions located at the big square on Hlavne Nameste. Near it are the... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the fountain located in the middle of the square at Hlavne Namestie, where you'll also find the Town Hall building. At Xmas time there is a market here, with red and white cabins selling food, Xmas items etc and when I visited in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

The Maximillian fountain stands tall and proud in the old town square directly in front of the old town hall. You really can't miss it, it appears to be a popular meeting place for locals and is surrounded by cafes and places to grab a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tom J
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

This landmark it's the most important fountain of Bratislava. It's construction was ordered by Maximilian II in 1572 to provide water supply to the people. This place is surrounded by all kinds of legends. It's also known as Roland Fountain. Nice place to chillax and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

This is one of the attractions located at the big square on Hlavne Nameste. Near it are the church, some museums, Holy Trinity Column, restaurants, shops, etc. During my first visit, there was this contraption neat this statue that was emitting mist! People were briefly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous little land mark in Bratislava old town. Worth going to take a look and even sitting down and people watching.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

This fountain is located in Bratislava’s Old Town, and is in the main public square. It is a good photo opportunity and can get busy during the middle of the day so it is advisable to visit earlier in the day. It would be a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TWal1
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.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank rtravel34
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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank paullegate
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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank TAIN2013
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

Date of experience: March 2018
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