great 4k uhd timelapse footage. daytime and night time, zoom in zoom out and stabile versions of time lapse footages are available. bratislava is a slovak settlement and the city is the capital of slovakia, and with a population of about 500,000, the country’s largest city. the greater metropolitan area is home to more than 650,000 people. bratislava is in southwestern slovakia, occupying both banks of the river danube and the left bank of the river morava. bordering austria and hungary, it is the only national capital that borders two independent countries. bratislava is the political, cultural and economic centre of slovakia. it is the seat of the slovak president, the parliament and the slovak executive. it is home to several universities, museums, theatres, galleries and other important cultural and educational institutions. many of slovakia’s large businesses and financial institutions also have headquarters there. the history of the city has been strongly influenced by people of different nations and religions, namely by austrians, czechs, hungarians, jews, serbs and slovaks. the city was the capital of the kingdom of hungary, a part of the larger habsburg monarchy territories, from 1536 to 1783 and has been home to many slovak, hungarian and german historical figures. the cityscape of bratislava is characterized characterised by medieval towers and grandiose 20th-century buildings, but it has undergone profound changes in a construction boom at the start of the 21st century. bratislava castle slovakia city danube river europe architecture capital travel slovak republic landmark town fortress fort view tourism building history historical attraction landscape wall fortification water tower panorama european timelapse hyperlapse 4k medieval hill cityscape vacation structure old palace destination chateau touristic art historic unesco world heritage sightseeing exterior outdoor. most historical buildings are concentrated in the old town. bratislava’s town hall is a complex of three buildings erected in the 14th–15th centuries and now hosts the bratislava city museum. michael’s gate is the only gate that has been preserved from the medieval fortifications, and it ranks among the oldest of the town’s buildings; the narrowest house in europe is nearby. the university library building, erected in 1756, was used by the diet of the kingdom of hungary from 1802 to 1848. much of the significant legislation of the hungarian reform era such as the abolition of serfdom and the foundation of the hungarian academy of sciences was enacted there. the historic centre is characterised by many baroque palaces. the grassalkovich palace, built around 1760, is now the residence of the slovak president, and the slovak government now has its seat in the former archiepiscopal palace. in 1805, diplomats of emperors napoleon and francis ii signed the fourth peace of pressburg in the primate’s palace, after napoleon’s victory in the battle of austerlitz. some smaller houses are historically significant; composer johann nepomuk hummel was born in an 18th-century house in the old town. please also check my portfolio for more travel videos. i have videos from over 50 countries, 1.000 cities.