Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac)

Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac)

Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac)
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4.0 of 5 bubbles394 reviews
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Ina G
534 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021 • Solo
I visited the castle at the recommendation of our tour guide. It is beautiful, houses some famous English tapestries which were discovered hidden within the walls. Interesting chimneys and furniture. When I was there, the castle also hosted a beautiful art exposition of items made of wire
Written August 16, 2021
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RetiredandLovingIt
Rainham, UK71 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2023 • Couples
Really interesting building and collection. Firstly the building itself is an attractive powder-pink. It is topped by 150kg cast iron cardinal's hat. The rooms whilst not extensive are attractive. Historical it is important for the signing of the 'Peace of Pressburg' in 1805 after the Austrian defeat to Napoleon at Austerlitz. For history buffs it is interesting to think of Talleyrand working in these rooms to create the treaty.
Regarding the contents, the most notable are six tapestries made in 1628 to 1630 in Mortlake near London.
My only criticism would be that the pictures and furniture should have explanation plaques in English- sorry sounds nationalistic but it seems most tourists here understand English.
Written September 21, 2023
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Mai
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020 • Family
Very pretty palace from the outside only. Don’t bother to go inside. Super rude staff who watches you like a hawk and follow you everywhere. Very unpleasant experience. And the mirror hall is just a very simple room with few simple mirrors on the side, nothing special at all. Seriously the worst experience during our stay in Bratislava.
Written August 8, 2020
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Ginges_revenge
Brisbane, Australia5,347 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
I thought there would be more to see of the Primates palace when doing the research for the trip. Its a lovely building with a nice little court in the middle of it with a statue but not much else to see. Have a walk through when your there but don't plan to spend too much time there.
Written April 2, 2023
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Foodie_CST🍽🇷🇴
Kolios, Greece5,158 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2019 • Family
Primates' Palace is definitely one of the biggest attractions in Bratislave, it has a very nice architecture and you can see outside the beauriful Fountain of Saint George and the Dragon. Worth a stop if you are in the area.
Written May 9, 2019
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macedonboy
Glasgow, UK185,037 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
The Primate's Palace is the former palace of the Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest, but now the offices of the Mayor of Bratislava. It's a Neoclassical building painted in pink, an interesting choice of colours. A claim to fame for the palace is that it was also the location for the signing of the fourth Peace of Pressburg, which ended the War of the Third Coalition.

The courtyard of the building is the location of a fountain with Saint George and the dragon as it's centrepiece and itself an attraction. The palace is worth seeing
Written October 22, 2019
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Paul Legate
United Kingdom21,909 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2018 • Couples
Primate's Palace is a stunning building in neoclassical style and dominates Primacialne namestie in the Old Town. The palace was completed in 1781 and was built for Archbishop József Batthyány and designed by Melchior Hefele. In the inner courtyard of the palace is the Fountain of St George and the Dragon which does not look out of place in its elegant surroundings. Primate's Palace is one many beautiful buildings to be seen in the Old Town.
Written June 19, 2018
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Ilias_t_t
Athens, Greece189 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020
Very beautiful building. It won't take much of your time or your money ( for the ticket ). Well preserved. Worthy to see.
Written March 4, 2020
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TerryRxyz
Boone, NC128 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Couples
The Palace may well be the biggest attraction in Bratislava, but that's the bad news. Nice enough building, with a few interesting tapestries but not a lot else, and no photos are allowed. A tour guide helps, but only so much.
Written June 25, 2019
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Pennelloppe
47 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2016 • Family
The Palace is located just of the main square and has a tower with a great view. I've been there twice and I would go again.
Written May 12, 2016
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