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Bratislava Castle (Hrad)

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Address: Zamocka ul., Bratislava, Slovakia
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Amazing history here

I came here on a trip with some work colleagues. It was amazing to find out all about the history of the region.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Being city walkers allows us the luxury of getting lost and seeing things we would have otherwise missed. This is certainly an exception. This cannot be missed. It isn't a fast walk and the incline brought frequent rest stops. Try transit. Being there was really a spectacle to the pride of the time. Massive figures, Grand motifs, rolling green spaces... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I came here on a trip with some work colleagues. It was amazing to find out all about the history of the region.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Probably more attractive outside than anything inside. You can wander around the outside pretty much free of charge. You pay to go in, but it is not expensive. The views from the top of the hill and castle are pretty impressive. There is a big walk up to it, so allow plenty of time.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Looks OK and when wondering about its a nice walk (even at - 7 degrees). There is almost nothing to see inside and without being disparaging its clear it was rebuilt on 1951 and there was nothing much left which was authentic to fill it. The "wonky donkey' (you'll know it when you see it) and some other special paintings... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The view from the castle is just perfect! You can see the whole city.The view is amazing at the morning but at the night is just magical! It close at midnight so you have time ti visit it!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A lovely castle with great views over the city and a bargain at €7 per person. We went and there was hardly anyone there which was great! The staff were friendly and there is a nice cafe for coffee. The displays were okay but I got a bit bored (that could be me) but there's only so many pots etc... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The best bit of the castle is the view. The interior is "OK". At present there is an interesting exhibition on Celts in the area as gold coins have been discovered in the renovation of the castle. It passed an hour or so on a bitterly cold day. The coffee shop on the third floor is small but the white... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

To be expected, this Castle was full of tourists. I thought I was visiting on an "off" day, yet it was swarming with busloads of people. Maybe I was spoiled with the other sites I visited in Europe being the "in between" seasonal time right before the holidays, things were quite slow. The Castle itself and grounds were nice, you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For €7 this was great value for money. Not only were the views from the top of the tower fantastic but the rest of the exhibitions were informative and well presented. I really enjoyed learning about how important the guilds were in the area during the last few centuries. There was a cloak room where you could leave your coats... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely castle. Great views from the top. Lovely style. Great to walk round and overlook the city. You can see for miles on a clear day. Free to wonder around. Walkable from the city centre. Uphill.

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