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In 45 seconds, you can get to the very top of the UFO restaurant by an elevator, where an open-air outlook place is situated. From the height of 95m you can enjoy the view up to the distance of 100km.
UFO tower has been built just above the New Bridge, which is actually the 7th largest hanging bridge in the world and incredibly shapes the panorama of Bratislava. It was built in the 70s and has been voted to be the building of the century in Slovakia. In 2005, the restaurant was reopened and the new open-air outlook place and two modern bars were added.
|Restaurant:||12:00 – 23:00|
|Bar:||10:00 – 23:00|
|Outlook place:||10:00 – 23:00|
|The total height:||95m|
|The capacity of restaurant:||80 persons|
|The capacity of bars:||60 persons|
|Number of elevators:||1|
|Number of stairs:||430|
|Children above 111cm and under 15 years old:||3,25€|
|Group (more than 10 persons):||3,25€ per person|
|Children under 111cm||free|
The closet tram and bus station are located just about 3-5 minutes by walk from tower and is called "Nový most". It is one of the central public transport stations in city, so you can get there from almost any direction. From here you just take the pedestrian path right under the bridge and it will lead you to the tower. Or you can get off on the Aupark bus stop when you go from Petržalka direction.
It is easily accessible from every direction when walking. Going from the city center, use the pedestrian path under the New bridge to get there. When going from Petržalka side, for example from Aupark, follow the Panónska cesta road and then go down the stairs to Viedenská cesta street. You can easily navigate there, as UFO tower is one of the highest points in Bratislava.
After the "Prístavný most" bridge, exit the highway in a direction of Einsteinova Street. Passinf the complex of buildings called Incheba turn right in direction to Viedenská cesta. In few minutes, you arrive just under the New bridge, where the parking spot is.
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