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Devín CastleDevín Castle is a castle in Devín, which is a borough of Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia.
The site has been settled since the Neolithic Age and fortified since the Bronze and Iron Age and later by Celts and Romans. The cliff (elevation 212 meters) is an ideal place for a fort due to its position at the confluence of the Danube and Morava rivers. The fort watches over an important trade route along the Danube as well as one branch of the Amber Road. The castle stands just inside Slovak territory on the frontier between Slovakia and Austria. The border runs from west to east along the Morava River and subsequently the Danube. Prior to 1989, the Iron Curtain between the Eastern Bloc and the West ran just in front of the castle. Although the castle was open to the public, the area surrounding it constituted a restricted military zone, and was heavily fortified with watchtowers and barbed wire. After the Velvet Revolution the area was demilitarised. The most photographed part of the castle is the tiny watchtower, known as the Maiden Tower. Separated from the main castle, it balances perilously on a lone rock and has spawned countless legends concerning imprisoned lovelorn daughters leaping to their deaths. Inside the castle is a sprawling landscape of walls, staircases, open courtyards and gardens in various states of disrepair. They are all, […]
Sightseeing cruises on the river Danube give you the opportunity to enjoy the panorama of Bratislava right from the deck of our speedboats – Party boats. Enjoy a great boat trip through historical and modern parts of Bratislava riverside during the day or enjoy magic evening cruises. Experience with us a cruise on the Danube. We offer an attractive and romantic view from our boats on the Slovak and Austrian parts of the Danube. Try yourself the feeling of freedom, enjoy remarkable experience and a lot of fun on the one of our Party boats-speedboats on the Danube. Our captains will professionally and safely accompany you on the trip. Whether you go in black tie, costume or in espadrilles, you can take up to 12 friends on the boat Daylight boat trips on Danube in Bratislava Price: Party boat: 170 € ( for 1-8 pers., 1 bottle of proseco incl.) Party boat: 200 € (for 9-12 pers., 2 bottle of proseco incl. ) Evening boat trips on Danube in Bratislava Price: Party boat 190 € ( for 1-8 pers., 1 bottle proseco incl.) Party boat 220 € (for 9-12 […]
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