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Devin Castle

Muranska ulica, Bratislava 841 10, Slovakia
421 2 65 73 01 05
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Ranked #5 of 95 Attractions in Bratislava
Type: Castles, Historic Sites
Owner description: Located a few miles west of Bratislava, this castle was once part of the Roman border in the first century A.D. and later became the seat of the Great... more » Owner description: Located a few miles west of Bratislava, this castle was once part of the Roman border in the first century A.D. and later became the seat of the Great Moravian Empire and a strategic post during the Turkish Wars. « less
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

i visit Bratislava tow times first one was at September 1998, and second one was at June 2003 this photos was taken 2003

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Vila Seca, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

Before we visit this castle I read some reviews about its redesgins. It's nice. Its views of Bratislava are cool but, I feel this place has lost its essence of originality.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I spent an hour waiting for bus service 29. And i spent less than an hour at Devin castle. I think it alright, there is not much to admire and it is pretty small. It is pretty windy while I was there so wear more appropriate if you plan to visit.

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edinburgh
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79 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Devin hrad (castle) is one of Bratislava's best attractions about 5 miles outside the city on the banks of the Danube and easy to get too. (bus 29 from under the Most SNP bridge;90 cents) The castle is a well preserved ruin with information plaques throughout and great views of the Danube and Austria across from the river. The staff... More

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

My friend happened upon a line about Devin Castle in our tour book and we were happy that she did! We enjoyed walking around the ruins of the castle and seeing the views over the Danube. There are signs in various places in the castle with information about it which were great - helped really understand the history and the... More

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The road up there is a bit steep - but no problem at all. A fantastic view up there and lots of history

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Nice boat trip from Bratislava. Takes 1hr 30mins to get there but only 30mins to get back! Some nice views from the castle (which is totally in ruin) and makes a change from the bustle of the city. Worth a visit.

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Slovakia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Charming ruins - I favour such type of castles over the ones that are tidy and neat and 'undamaged'. Sightseeing does not take long (c.20 min coz u gotta climb a bit to get there) and the upper part of the castle is closed for renovation (closed for good few years already). The entry for a small fee and they... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We loved the journey on the boat & the views from the top of the castle. There's a nice bar next to the river as well

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Marrakech
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Pretty good spot to hang out with friends, take a drink and walk around but the Castle closes a bit early

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