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Grassalkovich Presidential Palace

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Address: Bratislava-Old Town | Hodzovo Namestie, Bratislava 811 06, Slovakia
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The offcial residence of the President of Slovaka. Also known as Slovakia's White House. It is not open for the public, only during special events. In front of the building there... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 October 2016
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The palace was situated opposite from the Crowne Plaza where I was staying in Bratislava. Unfortunately it's not open to the public (which is not really surprising since the president lives there), and as a result it is only possible to see it from the outside. Not an issue to take photos, so that's something.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a short walk from all the main attractions so it's worth a look. It wasn't open to the public while I was there but still worth a look.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The offcial residence of the President of Slovaka. Also known as Slovakia's White House. It is not open for the public, only during special events. In front of the building there is a fountain in the shape ofthe Earth as a symbol of freedom. The palace is guardedby the Honor Guard of the President. Behind the palace is a huge... More 

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Thank GAN L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

The Bratislavan White house is a lovely palace, with a very nice park behind it. Well worth a nice stroll!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Grasalkovic Palace (Presidential Palace): The seat of the President of the Slovak Republic and is located next to the bishop's summer palace. It was built in the impressive Rococo / late Baroque style with a French garden. It was built in 1760 for Prince Antal Grasalkovic, supreme commander of the Hungarian Chamber (a sort of Minister of Economy and Finance... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We did not do a tour, and I'm not sure if you can tour it. But the gates were open, you can go inside and see the gardens. Well worth doing.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This palace is one of the most beautiful buildings in Bratislava. Behind the palace, there is a big park which is very nice (especially compared to other parks in the country or even Hungary, however, it is nowhere near to the ones in Vienna).

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is just an amazing building which is well worth a visit just to see the architecture alone as it looks stunning and does really look like a palace from days gone by.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

The Presidential palace is a very nice building to visit day and night. The garden at the back is very nicely kept in tact. Apparently Mozart used to play here when he had a girlfriend in this city.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Nice enough building, we didn't go in and i don't know if you can go in. This was beside were we stayed and it has nice fountains outside.

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