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.
Bratislava Castle reviews
We couldn’t go inside as it was closed due to Covid restrictions but we wandered around the outside enjoying the views of the old town and the river Danube. You can also cross the river for some good.... more »
We got to stop of here and visit the grounds which was absolutely stunning lots of amazing photos and beautiful views everywhere. We got to see all the castle and gardens but didn't have time to go... more »
Great landmark and restored castle on the hill of Bratislava. The walk up to the castle is lovely but long. I discovered many statutes and gates along the way. The views of the new city are interesting. I didn’t go into the museum because of the reviews I read and cost of entrance. Enjoy.
Certainly a world-class Castle. I didn't go inside, but I spent a good 45 minutes walking around the grounds. It was very impressive from the outside. Beautiful walls and an amazing view from the public spaces.
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