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Bratislava Castle (Hrad)

Zamocka ul., Bratislava, Slovakia
+421 2/593 416 26
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Zamocka ul., Bratislava, Slovakia
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Reviewed yesterday

The castle itself didn't impress me, but the views were nice. Not only can you see much of Bratislava, you can also see across the borders to neighbor countries.

Thank Ideatroll
Reviewed yesterday

nice old palace , a great design recommend to visit it once you are in Bratislava photos from inside to outside

Thank Haniali
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The castle is in large part the symbol of the city- dominating the river and the old town. Very steep ascent to this high view - with parliament in close proximity. Clean neat grounds with souvenir shops and cafes as well. Baroque garden very attractive...More

1  Thank 1949etwall
Reviewed 2 days ago

The old town is small so it won't be inconvenient to walk up the hill to see this magnificent place day or night. We did not go inside the castle but walked all around it to see the grounds and the city below.

Thank Creeping_Death_LA
Reviewed 4 days ago

We took an early morning walk up from the Old Town, and on a beautiful hot sunny day the views over the river were stunning. We did not go into the castle but spent some time walking around the grounds and the newly restored gardens...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 4 days ago

We took the small tourist bus up here . Apart from the view there is absolutely nothing to see or do-waste of time.

Thank WanderingScot_11
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nicely renovated, with beautiful gardens. Nice view of the city and the river. It was a good disappointment what you see in the movies and what you here about Slovakia. Its much better then Bucharest :)) Its clean and full of good peoples.

Thank SylvesterZoltan
Reviewed 6 days ago

We took the Noddy Train from the city centre upto the castle with our tour group. We stopped in Bratislava for 3 hours en route from Vienna to Budapest. The castle is impressive from the outside, but has little to offer inside. The gardens are...More

1  Thank pjt47
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This castle sits high on a hill and has the most fantastic view over the Danube and beyond. We didn't visit inside it but the grounds are very nice to walk through and the renovated garden at the back is lovely, if a little harsh...More

Thank Rheumnurse
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed Bratislava castle. The view from the castle is fantastic. The garden of Maria Theresa is beautiful. Unfortunately the restaurant was closed for a privat venue.

Thank Þórey G
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Martin S
9 April 2017|
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Response from Dexa T | Reviewed this property |
I was there on sunday and entry was free, other days you need to pay to enter castle. And yes,there is many things to see inside because castle is huge historic museum from ancient to medieval ages.
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3 June 2016|
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Response from RolandNavratil | Reviewed this property |
Hello, closed on Monday's but you will not miss that much. Inside is not so nice but outside area is opened daily till midnight i think, with nice view on bratislava during day and night.
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21 April 2016|
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Response from Sharon S | Reviewed this property |
yes there is a tram that runs near to the castle