Bratislava Castle

castle in Europe

Bratislava Castle (Slovak: Bratislavský hrad, IPA: [ˈbratɕislawskiː ˈɦrat] (audio speaker iconlisten)) is the main castle in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Bratislava Castle
Bratislavský hrad
Bratislava Coat of Arms of Bratislava.svg Old Town
Slovakia
Bratislava, Hrad, Slovensko.jpg
Bratislava castle
TypeCastle
Site information
Controlled byGreat Moravia, Kingdom of Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Slovakia
Open to
the public
outdoor area is always open, the museum have opening hours
ConditionUnder reconstruction
Site history
Built9th century – 18th century
Rebuilt in 1956-1964
EventsNotable events in the castle's life:
  • On 28 May 1811 there was an accident with fire
  • In the 1930s people planned to rebuilt the castle or destroy it