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Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac)

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Neighbourhood: Staré Mesto
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Address: Primacialne namestie 1, Bratislava 811 01, Slovakia
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Nice building

The building looks very nice from the outside. Good place to take a photo. Come in the weekdays to avoid all the tourists in the weekend

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Tonni J
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Luton, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Primate's palace - everyone will recommend the famous mirror hall (famous because the peace treaty between Austria and France was signed here) For me however, the tapestries were the magnet. These are the only tapestries in the world that stayed together as a complete collection depicting a Greek mythological legend of Hero and Leander. These are from the 17th Century... More 

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Thank Bridget J
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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3,383 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 669 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the Archbishops palace in winter and used from the 18th century and it is one of the more interesting and attractive buildings in the Old Town and apparently has been the place of a number of historic events. It is worth a look but there is not much here other than an interesting building.

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Thank Oldjack
Inverness, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

On our 2 week trip this has to be said the worst attraction I have come to. A typical entrance cost would be 3 euros however students are entered for free. All I can say is I am glad I did not spend 3 euros getting into the palace. The tour highlights nothing and most the rooms are the same... More 

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Thank DanielKeen1
Vienna, Austria
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Some lovely landscape paintings there but otherwise not much to see. Has a lift and several floors. One of the better museums in Bratislava.

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Thank geoffpurcell
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

The building looks very nice from the outside. Good place to take a photo. Come in the weekdays to avoid all the tourists in the weekend

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Thank Tonni J
Chester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Despite the lovely sunshine we were drawn to the inside of the Primates Palace and couldn't believe what great value the modest admission fee represented. Well worth a visit.

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Thank AlexanderNL1964
Mladenovac
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Palace is excellent place to visit and to see how kings and queens used to live. It has a great decorated rooms and a cathedral that's a part of the palace.

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Thank Milica S
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

There is a fee to enter, but the rooms are lovely and the architecture is delightful. Keep going up to get the really view,

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Thank Christmas2010
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2,223 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

PRIMATES PALACE ( PRIMACIALY PALAC ) is another exquisite building in this most beautiful of cities. A fantastic looking building with an eye catching pink and white facade that looks superb . Built between 1778-- 1781 this building is a big tourist destination and although I never toured the interior I have in the past and it's good but not... More 

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

The palace is a great place to visit, although inside there is surprisingly little so see. It is inexpensive so worth visiting while in Bratislava. There are toilets and cloakroom facilities and the possibility to get views over the city.

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