Standing on a rocky hill and overlooking the river, Bratislava Castle dominates the city and offers panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes, including the neighboring countries of Austria and Hungary. The massive, fully restored building is topped with four corner towers. Look for the well-conserved original part of the structure, the 15th-century Sigismund Gate. The castle houses the national museum and four halls exhibiting archaeological findings, such as the prehistoric statue of the Venus of Moravany. Catch a concert at the Baroque chapel, now converted into a music hall. If you get hungry, dine at the restaurant housed an erstwhile Baroque stable facing an English park. Plan to visit Bratislava Castle during your Bratislava vacation using our convenient Bratislava sightseeing planner .
Tours to Bratislava Castle
Bratislava Day Trip from Vienna BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $82
Duration: 11 to 12 hours
Local Secrets of Bratislava: Small Group Tour Including Picnic BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $73
Duration: 4 hours
Bratislava by Night: Walking Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $73
Duration: 2 hours
Bratislava Castle Reviews
I couldn't wait to get to Slovakia! I love the history and the cool Eastern Europe location. The castle up on the hill is dramatic - and I love that it has lasted a couple millenia in tact! It was our... more »
How lovely is this?!! It is undergoing some renovation, but it still feels lovely here - clean and historic. more »
We didn't have a lot of time as we were on the ditto train.. Suggest make your own way and allow for time to explore.Views are breath taking. Fabulous.photo stop. Sadly in the short time we had could not see All the castle.
Nice looking castle. You get a great overview of the city of Bratislava from on top. The castle looks renovated but nice. There are very beautiful clean parks and different paths to walk up to the castle.
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