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Bratislavský kraj

Hlavné Námestie

Strážna búdka

Guard's Booth

Marián Prešnajder

Bratislava /  Strážna búdka   Bratislava /  Strážna búdka


Statue of a guard in a guard house, with a drinking fountain at the back.


1767 - 1860
na južnej strane hlavného námestia
sa nachádzala od 17. storočia
drevená budova mestkej strážnice
v osemnástom storočí vyhorela.
v roku 1767 stavitel m. walch
postavil novú murovanú strážnicu.
táto baroková strážnica
bola z námestia odstránená
v 60-tych rokoch 19. storočia.

from the 17th to the 18th century
when it burnt down,
the wooden building
of the town guardhouse
stood in the southern part
of the square.
a new brick guardhouse
was built by builder m. walch in 1767.
this baroque guardhouse
was removed
from the square in the 1860s.


This sculpture serves as a reminder of the historical guard´s post on Main Square (functioning from 17th century to 60ties). Credit goes to artists Marián Prešnajder and architects Otto Grossman and Juraj Šimek.


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Location (N 48°8'36" - E 17°6'30")

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Item Code: skbr009; Photograph: 5 September 2012
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