Fodor's Expert Review Primaciálny palác

Vienna Woods, Lake Neusiedler, and the Danube River Castle/Palace
This gorgeous Neoclassical building, constructed between 1778 to 1781 for the Archbishop József Batthyány—"primate" is a title given to a bishop; nothing to do with monkeys—played a vital role in European history in 1805. That's when the palace's Hall of Mirrors was used to sign the fourth Peace of Pressburg, which effectively brought an end to the Holy Roman Empire. Today, you can visit the beautiful hall, elegantly furnished with period pieces, as well as the picture gallery with portraits of Hungarian rulers. Somewhat surprisingly, the palace also contains a rare collection of exquisite English tapestries from the time of King James I (1566–1625).
Castle/Palace Historical

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Primaciálne námestie 2
Bratislava, Bratislavský  811 01, Slovakia

02-593–563–94

www.visitbratislava.com/places/primatial-palace

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