Bratislava Castle, Bratislava

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Standing on a rocky hill and overlooking the river, Bratislava Castle dominates the city and offers panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes, including the neighboring countries of Austria and Hungary. The massive, fully restored building is topped with four corner towers. Look for the well-conserved original part of the structure, the 15th-century Sigismund Gate. The castle houses the national museum and four halls exhibiting archaeological findings, such as the prehistoric statue of the Venus of Moravany. Catch a concert at the Baroque chapel, now converted into a music hall. If you get hungry, dine at the restaurant housed an erstwhile Baroque stable facing an English park. Plan to visit Bratislava Castle during your Bratislava vacation using our convenient Bratislava sightseeing planner.
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  • we only had 20mins at the castle that's why i gave it an average rating, but the views from it over the city are amazing would have more time there.  more »
  • The castle shows you a time gone by and has great grounds. The statues and views of the whole city are fantastic. Even if you don't go in, you can walk the grounds and there are very few steps.. just....  more »
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  • The building is very beautiful and the hike through cobbled streets makes for it to be enjoyable throughout. Finding the correct entrance was slightly difficult, as we ended up walking on the road to get in, but it was worth it. Amazing building with an even better view.
  • It's beauty and majesty transports you as you gaze in the past. Down the Danube to the right, you can see into Austria, to the left Hungary. This crossroads city is an important stop in Central Europe. And it's burst of modern growth past the city center demonstrates even more so in the future. You can feel all that from the castle. It's magic.
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