Slavin is a war memorial in the city of Bratislava, Slovakia. The memorial is dedicated to those who lost their lives fighting for the Soviet Army during a battle to retake the city during World War Two. The memorial was opened in 1960 on the site of a field cemetery which includes the burials of more than 6000 soldiers. The memorial has a 42-metre tall obelisk that is topped by a statue of a soldier that is raising a flag in his right hand and crushing Hakenkreuz with his left boot.
The memorial is situated on a hill in the city. You can get there by taking the 147 bus from the city centre.
Opening Times and Admission
The memorial is open all day every day and there is no admission fee. It is best to visit in daylight hours.