City ring road

Determined as an element of Bratislava’s urban structure, the inner city ring was developed from a relatively modern idea for regulating construction inside cities. Traditionally, the ring street was established on the perimeter of a city’s historic core, positioned where the walls used to stand before most Europeans cities demolished them in the last decades of the 18th century as the cities dynamically grew. The name “Ring” or Ringstraße was adopted within the German cultural sphere that then encompassed Central Europe for the boulevards and wide streets in the urban space that had now opened up for the construction of new buildings.