Bratislava Castle

Region: Region Bratislava (Bratislavský kraj)
District: Bratislava I
City / Municipality: Bratislava, City part / Municipality part:Staré Mesto (Old Town)
Latitude:48° 8' 31.992000000238" / 48.142220000000066
Longitude:17° 6' 8.2820861280197E-11" / 17.100000000000023
Included in categories: Castles
Bratislava Castle - Slovakia Bratislava Castle is the dominant of the Capital of the Slovak Republic - Bratislava. It stands on a hill on the left bank of the river Danube, where dominates building of the former royal palace. The castle is an important memorial of historical development in the history of Great Moravia, Hungary, former Czechoslovakia and today's Slovakia. At present time there are exhibits of the Slovak National Museum and part of the premises are used for representative and state purposes. The hill, which stands today's Bratislava Castle on, and also the territory of today's city has been inhabited for thousands of years for its strategic location in the center of Europe. Traces of the oldest settlement come from about 4 500 - 3 500 years from the period of the eneolite (Late Stone Age). Their settlements were built here by the people of Kalenderberg Culture in Hallstatt period (about 850 - 450 years B.C.) During the La Tene period (Younger Iron Age) the castle was inhabited by Celtic culture. ... ... Read more

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