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Nothing impressive

While you are standing at the St. Michael's gate in the old town, you can see a circular plaque in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Arvind S
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Hamburg, Germany
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Not as impressive as I imagined, just a circle on the ground telling you how far away you are from... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Emma P
via mobile
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While you are standing at the St. Michael's gate in the old town, you can see a circular plaque in the ground that tells which major city of the world is in which direction and how far. Nothing impressive, nothing to talk about as almost...More

Thank Arvind S
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Not as impressive as I imagined, just a circle on the ground telling you how far away you are from things. Worth walking past but will take you two minutes to see and appreciate

Thank Emma P
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Just under Michael's Gate is kilometer zero. It has a bunch of distances to other big European towns.

Thank rtravel34
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

Kilometre Zero is directly under St. Michael's Tower and shows distances from Bratislava to other significant locations in the world. Unfortunately there are some places where the distances quoted are wildly inaccurate including the South Pole which it shows as the same distance as Muscat...More

Thank paullegate
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

The name of attraction says everything :-) Nice place also all around. A lot of cities mentioned in the ring.

Thank Gustl K
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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Found this by chance when exploring the Old Town and thought it was really interesting, unfortunately a little difficult to photograph! Unless of course you over 2 m in height!

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

If you are not looking, you will walk right over this marker situated underneath the Michael's Gate tower.

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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Located under St Michael's Gate in a tower of the same name, the circular brass ring gives the direction and distance of various cities from this point. At the center of the ring, a brass circle shows the four cardinal directions. It is great for...More

Thank TAIN2013
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Probably the most interesting thing you can see in Bratislava. it is just a brass circle with the name of the cities and how far are they from Slovakia. it is located in the old part of the city so if you had the chance...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

One of many interesting fun stops throught out exploring "Old Town" This marker is at the entrance of St. Michael's gate. Not to miss as many tourists gathers for photos of the Kilometre Zero.

Thank Michael H
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