Devin Castle The Devin castle, 13 km distant from Bratislava, is situated on the hill over the confluence of the Morava river with the Danube river. It is one of the ancient castles of Slovakia.

In the historical written ones from the 864 it had the name of the fortress DOWINA, with one remarkable importance from a strategic point of view.

The Devin castle had the task protect is the trades roads them that the country. In the zone of the castle they have been found the foundations of one church of the 9th century (from the period of the Great Moravian Empire) with the three apses and one long nave. The castle has been more times reconstructed, for then being abandoned in the 18th century and being destroyed in 1809 by the Napoleon's soldiers.


April and October
Tu/Sun: 10.00 - 17.00; last entry 16.30

May - September
Tu/Fri 10.00 - 18.00, last entry 17:30
Sat/Sun 10.00 - 19.00, last entry 18:30

Mo/Sun 10:00 - 16:00, Entry into the castle area only under appropriate weather conditions.

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