Grassalkovich Palota, Bratislava

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Once a residence of some of Slovakia's wealthy nobles, Grassalkovich Palota today serves as the home of Slovakia's president. You can view the 18th-century palace's exterior, noting its similarity in terms of design to many other famous European summer palaces of the era. Admire the residence's ornate decorations and style, which combines both Baroque and Rococo architecture. Because the palace serves as an important government facility, it does not open its doors to the public. Be sure to catch the daily changing of the guard ritual, if possible, or go for a stroll in the public gardens surrounding the palace. Add Grassalkovich Palota to your Bratislava travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Bratislava day trip app .
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  • Beautiful palace, with pleasant outbuildings. I also witnessed, by chance, the changing of the guard which is nothing exceptional, but, all in all, it deserves to be seen.
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  • Home to the President, who has no real power as we were told by our guide. I’ll take that job so I can live here in splendor with the ghost of Josef Hayden!  more »
  • The Palace of the President of Slovakia is quite big and beautiful. It is just worth to go and visit the presidential palace, nothing more or interesting.  more »
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