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Devin Castle (hrad)

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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.
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Muranska ulica, Bratislava 841 10, Slovakia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Magnificent view on the confluence of Morava and Danube rivers. Austria just across the river. Upper castle closed for visitors, but still a unique experience...

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jossiegeographer
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's a short bus ride from old town Bratislava. You can get a beautiful view of the castle ruin built on a high rock towering above. Devin castle is one of the three oldest historically. The well-preserved ruin is noted for a marvellous geographical position,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Brunoash26
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the beautiful Castle in Bratislava, Slovakia. Very Calmic and photographic. It's a divine experience if you are visiting this castle during sunset. The view from the top is very lovely across the river and the hills. It's very relaxing place to spend a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Dhanghad
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful area close to the border with Czech Republic and Austria. Great old castle with lovely views over the river and adjoining countryside - not far from Bratislava.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AndrewClareFred
Reviewed 1 week ago

Travel to the site by public bus cost 0,90€ each way from the Most SNP stop. You can purchase tickets from a non-descript white building that lacks signage for ticket office. Worker inside was helpful and friendly. Site was easy to find from the stop....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Eat-Wild-Salmon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got the bus to Devin castle and it was so easy took us 15 minutes and we had a 10 minute walk to the castle x so beautiful we walked all around and the views were spectacular only cost 2 euros x glad we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Burnsfun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you love old ruins, it is a place for you... Thousand year old ruins, with a great panorama. A must for any history buff.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 781pascalc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is just so perfect to catch the sunset. I will never forget this stunning view. It doesn't take long time to walk uphill, you can take beautiful photos nonstop in every angle.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank nglinhchi98
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Devin's Castle is probably the most unique of tourist attractions...simply because the castle overlooks the Danube and two international borders. The castle is an old castle which has seen lots of history....and has certain sections which have been destroyed by the elements. However, the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Deadman17
Reviewed December 11, 2018

we were there on a freezing cold day, the wind was bitterly cold, we walked up, took in the view and ran down again

Date of experience: November 2018
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Krishnakumar B
November 12, 2017|
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Response from kazb123 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t remember them have no an audio guide...there were plenty of signs, boards with English language on.
July 24, 2017|
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Response from World T | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, dogs cannot go into the castle ruins. I am not sure of the path around it. But......I did find this information on Visit Bratislava: ***If you are interested in entering the area around the castle... More
June 6, 2017|
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Response from Vazbo | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm not sure if you can book in advance but it any case it's never that busy. The ticket booth was empty when we went mid morning and will only take you a minute or so to buy tickets. Enjoy!