Located between the Old Town and the Castle, St. Martin’s Cathedral have seen the crowning of nearly twenty kings and queens.
The 85 m high tower of the Roman Catholic cathedral dominates Bratislava’s Old Town. It is the most sacred and significant Gothic building in Slovakia’s capital. It was built during the 13th and 14th centuries into the town’s outer walls as part of its fortification.
The cathedral houses a large Hungarian crown from the 19th century, wonderful sacral Baroque and Gothic artworks, altar of St. John’s chapel and several crypts and catacombs.
The entrance to the cathedral is free.
How to get there
Cathedral lies on the Rudnayovo namestie square.
- Get there by foot from the city center by following the street Kapitulska or Venturska.
- Get there by bus exiting on the “Novy Most” bus stop.
- Parking is quite difficult in the city centre, but there are some paid parking lots in the vicinity.