Devin, castle (ruin)

Place: Bratislava, County: Bratislava, Region: Bratislava, Historic region: Bratislava

Other names

Devinsky hrad (Devin castle), 864 Dowina (id est puella), 1320 castelanus de Devin

Brief description

Ruins of a castle, which is known since the 9th century. In 1809 it was blown up by Napoleon's army. Now, there are some exhibitions.

Pictures

34 picures

Situation

On a cliff over the rivers Morava and Danube, in the southest part of the mountains Malé Karpaty, altitude 212 meters


3D hrady


Hrad Beckov


Kamenní strážcovia III


Malé Karpaty 1935

Access

From the bus station:
By bus No. 70 to the terminal Novy most, then by bus No. 28 or 29 to Devin.

From the main railway station:
By tram No. 1 to the stop Park kultury, then by bus No. 28 or 29 to Devin.

From M. R. Stefanik airport:
By bus No. 61 to the stop Trnavske myto, then by bus No. 39 to the stop Park kultury, then by bus No. 28 or 29 to Devin.

Devin in media

Tucet zrúcanín opradených mýtmi
Pravda, 24. August 2005
Lektor na hrade Devín
www.bratislava.sk, 8. June 2005

Nearby castles

Bratislava castle, Dračí hrádok, Pajštún, Stupava

City Museum of Bratislava - Devin Castle

Address: Muránska ul., Bratislava - Devín
Tel.: +421 2 65730105
Mail: devin@centrum.sk
Web: http://www.muzeum.bratislava.sk/vismo/dokumenty2.asp?id_org=700015&id=1018&p1=52
Opening hours:
April, October, November
Tuesday - Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM, last visit 4.30 PM

May - September
Tuesday - Friday 10 AM - 5 PM, last visit 4.30 PM
Saturday - Sunday 10 AM - 7 PM, last visit 6.30 PM

Entry fee:
adults: 130,- Sk / 4,32 €
reduced (children, students, retired): 70,- Sk / 2,32 €
family ticket: 260,- Sk / 8,63 €, children up to 14 years
groups of school students: 40,- Sk / 1,33 € per person
(Conversion rate: 1 € = 30,1260 Sk)

Last check: 15.7.2008

Literature

Názvy hradov a zámkov v Slovenskej republike
Slovenský úrad geodézie a kartografie. Bratislava. 1990