Hviezdoslavovo Námestie

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Hviezdoslavovo Námestie information

Bratislava , Slovakia
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Embassies, restaurants and bars are the mainstay of the long, tree-lined plaza that anchors the pedestrian zone's southern extremity. At Hviezdoslavovo's east end, the ornate 1886 Slovak National Theatre , one of the city's opera houses, steals the show. The theatre is not open for tours, but ticket prices are not prohibitive. The nearby neo-baroque 1914 Reduta Palace houses the Slovak Philharmonic: refurbishment included adding the impressive €1.5 million organ.