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Bratislava Castle (Hrad)

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Address: Zamocka ul., Bratislava, Slovakia
Phone Number: 421 2 59 34 16 26
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It's more of a museum but in still retains the castle look. Is nice and really fun to hunt you're friends if you lost each other :-))

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Andra V
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Dublin, Ireland
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101 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This imposing building rarely leaves your eyeline. Its a magnificent imposing building that has been beautifully restored with a blend of old and new design. Many exhibitions and cultural events are held here or in the side buildings on the complex. Great view night or day of the city and impressive statues at the gates.

Thank Brian P
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is quite a steep hill to walk up, but worth it! Great views, especially at sun down. Nice bars and pubs at the base of the hill, in fact all over the Old Town area of Bratislava.

Thank JoshMay54
Leicester, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited the castle as part of a city tour and there were a lot of tourists there. The castle is mainly rebuilt and apart from some art exhibits, etc, inside it is the exterior that most people see. The most impressive part for me was the good views of the old town and river.

Thank PhilipLeic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's more of a museum but in still retains the castle look. Is nice and really fun to hunt you're friends if you lost each other :-))

Thank Andra V
New Delhi, Delhi, India
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31 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

it's a amazing attraction to take a view of the entire city and the far end wind mills. but yes sad to know that it was once ruined due to fire. it is renovated very nicely Government is supporting a lot to maintain such heritages

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Broomfield, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

very steep walk up, but worth it.... Fun and unique experience , and you have a great overview of the city from the top!

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Franklin, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

To have been built in the era that it was, only to succumb to a fire and loose so much of the interior. I am happy that the government wants to redo the interior and they are working to do this over the many years it may take to be true to the period.

Thank travelgal1994
Wuppertal, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I didn't know much about the castle so I was pretty surprised once I arrived and noticed that it was mainly reconstructed. Walls, walkways, gardens, everything seems pretty new and modern so I really missed the typical historical castle atmosphere. Might still be interesting for some target groups but for myself I didn't stay there for long. The view at... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The museum needs work. There was little of interest to anyone who isn't Slovakian. The castle is - due to a fire - mostly a rebuild/not original. The art was not well-curated or explained. There's really not much to see, at all. The view from the castle was great, and it's only a fifteen minute climb up some winding alleyways... More 

Thank paradoxifl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I visited here today , I wasn't sure what to expect and to be honest , I think I was probably expecting a lot more , the only part of the castle you could access was the museum , as for the rest , you couldn't get into see , so it was time spent on the... More 

Thank Gary W

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