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Devin Castle

Muranska ulica, Bratislava 841 10, Slovakia
421 2 65 73 01 05
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Ranked #3 of 94 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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Milnthorpe, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Easy to visit from Bratislava, take a number 28 or 29 bus from under the new bridge by the Danube, takes about 20 minutes. Castle very atmospheric overlooking the Danube, particularly the small tower standing on a rock. Good interpretation of finds etc. by locals dressed in period

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Pune
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

A beautiful place with a aqua park to explore, provided you have the time. Recommend the boat cruise from Bratislava for an idyllic, green journey.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Worth the bus ride from Bratislava and very striking ruin. Unfortunately the topmost part of the castle is closed due to damage to the steps. Even so there is an excellent view of the Danube from the top and an interesting little museum. You can walk to the confluence of the Danube and the Morava rivers and view the memorial... More

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Olomouc, Czech Republic
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This is our favorite place in Bratislava, we have visited this place 6 years ago. We were a little bit disappointed, that upper part of the castle is not accessible and the entrance fee is higher than before. Anyway, we like this place and the view from the top is amazing.

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rochester, kent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Make half a day of it and catch a boat down the Danube and back to visit the castle. Better still - make a whole day and go to Schloss Hoff, which is just fabulous. Devin castle itself is ok

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

One of the highlights of Bratislava. A short bus ride from the city centre , and the views there are amazing.

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Ivanka pri Dunaji, Slovakia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Short trip from centre of BA to very quiet and pleasant site. At time of our visit, students have been presenting old Moravian weapons and traditions. Overall very good value and views on sunny day are perfecto!

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england
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We took a boat trip to Devin castle from Bratislava and it is a nice little trip. You can easily nip up to the castle, get some pics and grab a glass of the fruity red wine that is on sale in the small square of eateries within the two hour slot that you have on island if you go... More

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Nice views of the Danube and lots of places to walk around the vicinity. Bus is easy navigated from Bratislava Most SNP as the bus goes to the castle grounds.

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Manila
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

A short bus ride from Bratislava will get you to Devin Castle situated up a hill overlooking the Danube River. You can actually see Austria across the river. Though I could only imagine what a grand castle it was, you now see the ruins but it is still worth the trip. It occupies a large vast of land where the... More

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