Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac), Bratislava

Once the residence of an archbishop and the site of the treaty that would dissolve the Holy Roman Empire, Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac) today serves as the office of the mayor. Visit the palace, finished in 1781 and now open to the public, and admire its ornate facade featuring a wealth of neoclassical architectural designs. Make your way to the main attraction, the lavishly decorated Hall of Mirrors, which witnessed the signing of the 1805 Peace of Pressburg. Don't miss seeing the inner courtyard, complete with a statue of St. George, and the 17th-century English tapestries, which have survived in their original state for centuries. Work out when and for how long to visit Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac) and other Bratislava attractions using our handy Bratislava travel route builder tool .
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  • The Primate's Palace is the former palace of the Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest, but now the offices of the Mayor of Bratislava. It's a Neoclassical building painted in pink, an interesting choice o...  more »
  • Architectural jewel, with a pale pink façade, in neo-classical style, built in 1778-1781, Primatial Palace, or Primaciàlny Palàc, for the Hungarian archbishop of Esztergom, Joseph Batthyany, is now the seat of the Mayor of Bratislava and his Council municipal. In the ice room, the Treaty of Presbourg was signed in 1805 by the French Emperor Napoleon I, with Emperor Francis I of Austria. Treaty, following the Battle of Austerlitz, which ended the Austro-French War. See the commemorative plaque. On the second floor, a real treasure, by the presence of beautiful English tapestries made, in 1619-1688, in London. There are also very romantic paintings. Discover the famous columns.
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  • Fantastic colourful place n palace is around that. People are happy around n enjoying ton with n around all the happening there. One of the top 5 attractions in Bratislava
  • One of the few places worthy to visit in Bratislava. It's a beautiful and historical castle which houses some part of the government. If you, for any reasons, go to the Bratislava for tourism, you would get there.
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