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Bratislava Castle (Hrad)

Zamocka ul., Bratislava, Slovakia (Staré Mesto)
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Ranked #24 of 95 Attractions in Bratislava
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Type: Castles
Traveler Description: The castle is an imposing edifice offering great views over the city of Bratislava, and the Danube. Good walks around the grounds with a few steep... more »
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Varna, Bulgaria
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

The grounds were nothing special to mention. Pretty view overlooking the city. Restaurant next to the castle with nice view as well. Lots of cute little coffee shops on the way there if you walk from the city center.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

We only spent a short time here as part of a guided tour which was a relief because there wasnt much there. The views were very nice but the castle and gardens didnt have much to offer. There is a small souvenier shop but again not very exciting.

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Chivasso, Italy
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Magic Bratislava is also and overall Bratislavsky Hrad. This castle is amazing and offers a beautiful landscape. See the picture for believe or...go directly there!!

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Figeac, France
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

A magnific monument at the top of the city , 20 min walk maximum from central railway station. Around the castle possibility to eat for cheap prices. Possibilty to go one day to Bratislava from Vienna by train for example , it is only one hour and it is worth it.

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Ridgetown
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

We visited the castle as part of our Viking River Cruise tour. There were nice views of the city and surrounding countryside and the outside of the castle was impressive enough. However, our guide told us that there was nothing worth seeing inside the castle, something since confirmed by others. It does have the most expensive toilets in the city,... More

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Budapest, Hungary
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

The castle is an important landmark, worth to visit any time of the year. It is even reachable from the old town after a short walk.

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West Yorkshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I do love castles and did enjoy wandering around this one with its lovely views of the city and the Danube but it was a lukewarm experience to some of the others we had just visited. We couldnt get inside either so if you go make sure its open to have a look around inside or just enjoy the walk... More

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

A visit to The Castle you will see the wonderful work which started in the 14th Century and after viewing the beauty inside you can just look out over the beautiful Blue Danube. So serene.

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I am surprised that this attraction is so low in the rankings as no trip to Bratislava would be complete without a visit to to the Castle, its a pretty but tiring walk up to the castle from the old town , but the views are breathtaking and the exterior of the castle is superb, I had heard from many... More

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Quite an impressive structure that again was similar to others in the area that represented the wealth of the Habsburg dynasty. Unfortunately, the castle's interior was closed because they were doing extensive renovations during the time of our visit. You get great views however of the city of Bratislava which is the capital of Slovakia

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