Bratislava … using sculptures of local charmers, peeping toms and TV presenter Dara O’Briain to give the Slovakian capital some much needed street cred

Old Town, statues, Mestská strážnica, Town guardhouse statue in Hlavné námestie,

The legend on the side reads: “From the 17th to the 18th century when it burnt down (sic), 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”

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