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Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac), Bratislava
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Once the residence of an archbishop and the site of the treaty that would dissolve the Holy Roman Empire, Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac) today serves as the office of the mayor. Visit the palace, finished in 1781 and now open to the public, and admire its ornate facade featuring a wealth of neoclassical architectural designs. Make your way to the main attraction, the lavishly decorated Hall of Mirrors, which witnessed the signing of the 1805 Peace of Pressburg. Don't miss seeing the inner courtyard, complete with a statue of St. George, and the 17th-century English tapestries, which have survived in their original state for centuries. Take a look at our Bratislava family vacation planner to schedule your visit to Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac) and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • A common theme it seems, lovely old building, 4 euro or so to get in, toilets and cloakroom inside, but lots of empty rooms nothing much to view apart from the architecture...and as usual no pictures ...  more »
  • Here we are on the square of the Palace which the façade of pink color is impressive. The Primatial Palace was the site of great feats. Napoleon laid his pen to sign many treaties and other. The inner courtyard where stands the fountain of St. George and the Dragon is beautiful in its classicism. We could not visit the princely apartments by lack of time unfortunately.
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  • The House is very interesting in connection with a guided city tour, one why a Bishop hat is at the top, why there are statues explains everything in the Palace (Justice, laws, etc.), the great mosaic, etc.
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  • A must see during the walk in the hisorical city centre. You can also have a tour inside the palace, which is now a seat of local government. See also old City Hall with towe richt next to the palace.
  • A beautiful mansion that is always well kept.
  • My favorite building in Bratislava...
  • Easy to break in. See the news :)
  • Beautiful place