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Cerveny Kamen Castle Častá

Cerveny Kamen Castle

Častá (area: Little Carpathians, region: Bratislava and surroundings)

This massive castle in good conditions is situated on quartzite hill in the village of Casta, about 30 kilometres from Bratislava on the way to Pezinok. Original king's castle from the 13th century was a part of border forts of western frontier with Hungary. In the 16th century it became the property of Thurzo family and from 1535 it belonged to the Fuggers - one of the richest European magnates and financiers. The castle went through several amendments and rebuilts. There are high vaulted cellars built. They are 72 metres long and 9 metres high - the largest in Central Europe. Till 1845 the castle...



Bratislava (area: Little Carpathians, region: Bratislava and surroundings)

The castle hill has been settled already in the 5th century B.C., the oldest part of the today´s castle dates back to the 13th century. In 1809 the castle was destroyed, since the 60s of the 20th century the reconstruction of the castle and archaeological research began. At present, there are expositions here and exhibitions of the City Museum of Bratislava. Tel.: +421/2/54 43 47 42 Open: April-October, Tuesday-Sunday, 10:00a.m. – 5:00 p.m.. Devín (German: Theben, Hungarian: Dévény), originally a separate town at the confluence of the Danube and Morava rivers, is now a borough of Bratislava,...

Academia Istropolitana Bratislava

Academia Istropolitana

Bratislava (area: Little Carpathians, region: Bratislava and surroundings)

The Universitas Histropolensis (since the 16th century frequently - but incorrectly - referred to as Academia Istropolitana) in Pressburg (today's Bratislava) was the first university to be founded in the territory of present-day Slovakia. It was founded in 1465 by Pope Paul II on the request of King Matthias Corvinus. It was the only university in the Kingdom of Hungary at that time, although historically not the first in Hungarian territory. Many well-known lecturers from Austria, Italy end elsewhere taught at the school. The university ceased to exist around 1490 after the death of Matthias...

Csáky's Castle Bratislava

Csáky's Castle

Bratislava (area: Little Carpathians, region: Bratislava and surroundings)

Csáky's castle in Prievoz (older Csákys manor house) is a manor house that Count Eugen Csáky had built as his summer residence near Bratislava, probably in 1902. The building is from a period of ripening romanticism, but shows elements of eclecticism and has an irregular disposition. In 1916, Pavol Žolnajov sold out individual parts of the french garden originally belonging to the manor house. In 1933 the building together with a small part of the park were bought by the nuns of the Congregation of the Daughters of St. Francis of Assisi, they established a monastery in the mansion and set...

St. Martin's Cathedral in Bratislava Bratislava

St. Martin's Cathedral in Bratislava

Bratislava (area: Little Carpathians, region: Bratislava and surroundings)

The St. Martin's Cathedral (Slovak: Katedrála svätého Martina) is a cathedral in Slovakia's capital, Bratislava. It is situated at the western border of the historical city center below Bratislava Castle. It is the largest and finest, as well as one of the oldest churches in Bratislava, known especially for previously being the coronation church of the Kingdom of Hungary. Currently, it is the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Bratislava. From 1995 to February 2008 it was the concathedral of the Archdiocese of Bratislava-Trnava.

BUDMERICE Mansion Budmerice


Budmerice (area: Little Carpathians, region: Bratislava and surroundings)

The Budmerice manor house is located in the Trnava Uplands near the edge of the Little Carpathians, in a park in front of the village of Budmerice, which in the past was a serf village of Červený Kameň Castle. It is 10 km from Modra and 15 km from Trnava. The manor is surrounded by an English park. It was built in 1889 in the pseudo-Gothic style by the Pálffy family as a hunting lodge. The Renaissance castles on the Loire were probably the inspiration for the construction. The architecture of the manor is a set of elements of several historical periods. The main façade with a receding risalit...

Saint Vit's Church Rusovce Bratislava

Saint Vit's Church Rusovce

Bratislava (area: Little Carpathians, region: Bratislava and surroundings)



Pezinok (area: Kučišdorfská Walley, region: Bratislava and surroundings)

Pezinok Castle is a Renaissance castle on the outskirts of the city in the park, originally a medieval residence with fortifications using water sources - a water castle. It is located at the southeastern foot of the Little Carpathians, in the town of Pezinok. Already before 1271, they built a castle in Pezinok, which, like the other castles in the area, was attacked by the troops of Přemysl Otakar II. It was surrounded by two ditches filled with water from the Cajlan brook. There were two drawbridges above them. In the 17th century, the castle was abandoned and repaired in 1718 Ján Pálffy....

SLAVÍN Bratislava


Bratislava (area: Little Carpathians, region: Bratislava and surroundings)

Slavín in Bratislava is a memorial monument and cemetery for Soviet Army soldiers who fell during World War II while liberating the city of Bratislava in April 1945 from Nazi German troops. It is situated on a hill surrounding with rich garden suburbs and embassy residencies close to the center of Bratislava.