Photogallery: SR: Bratislava - The Ruins Of Devín Castle
SR: Bratislava - The Ruins Of Devín Castle
heading (paragraph): Sights
No. of pictures: 24 pictures
Devín castle is well preserved ruins. Located on a rock at the confluence of the Morava with the Danube. The first mention dates back to 864th Due to its strategic location became the site of the oldest documented settlement agglomeration. During the long centuries that have replaced many monarchs, among others, Prince Rostislav, or known genera and Báthory Pálffy. Děvín was a place of eternal battle of the Austria-Hungarian, but also faced the invasions of Turkish and Napoleonic troops. Since the days of the Slovak national movement when walking on Štúrovci its walls, became a symbol of Slovakia and friendship among nations. Today is a popular tourist attraction that offers not only a beautiful view of the cheese landscape and knowledge of history at the renovated courtyard.
Text: Oskár Mažgút
Photo: Daniel Babický
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