UFO observation deck Iconic building, symbol of Bratislava.

Our elevator will take you in 45 seconds from 0 to speechless amazement. At the height of 95 meters (nearly 104 yards), with a line of sight to 100 km (62 miles) you will truly know the magic of the building, which finishes the inherent part of the city's silhouette on Danube.

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Observation deck is an inseparable part of Bratislava, you will find it on every postcard and you won't miss it while moving through the city. Thousands of foreigners, but also domestic visitors visit it every year.

If you feel like seeing the city from a birds perspective, experiencing a perfect view, or capturing a beautiful sunset over Danube, you won't find a better place for it. Visit us daily from 10am to 11pm. entry


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1967

The realization of the most daring building of its time, a hanging one-and-half million bridge with an observation deck. Project authors are architects J.Lacko, L.Kušnír, I.Slameň and engineers A.Tesár. and J.Zvara.

1972

In this year, exactly on 26th of August, the bridge and observation deck have been put into service. At the time of creation was this building one of two of such structurally designed buildings in the whole world.

2001

In 2001 was the bridge with observation deck proclaimed the Slovak building of a century in the category of bridge constructions. The smallest of the biggest observation decks in the world has gained another top.


2003

A two year modernization has begun, during which the observation deck as well as the original interior of the restaurant have been reconstructed. The modern, minimalistic and functional reconstruction is the work of M.Maličevič, V.Krajčovič and D.Čečetka.

2005

Starting this year is the observation deck a member of a big international family of observation decks and tall buildings combined in The World Federation of Great Towers organization.


Observation deck Technical information

Bridge length

430m

Overall height

95m

Observation deck height

95m

Height of restaurant and bar

85m

Seating capacity

130 prs.


Standing capacity

200 prs.

Dome diameter

32m

Number of windows

60

Visibility from the UFO

100km

Number of elevators

1


Elevator speed

3 m/s

Elevator capacity

10 prs.

Hourly capacity of elevator

450 prs.

Number of stairs

430

Time of construction

5 yrs.