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Home of the Motesick family


In the 16th century the building on this site housed an inn called "U diveho muza" (The Wild Man Inn). Important guests of the town stayed in this inn as did personalities who were visiting the town to make representations to the Austro-Hungarian Parliament.


Tenement block built in the middle of the 19th century on the site of an older building.

General Information

In the 18th century, on the town wall behind this house the Slovak scholar S. Mikovini, had his observatory. Mikovini, using various well known geographical points, calculated here the so called "Bratislavsky poludnik" (Bratislava Meridian).

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