Hrad Devín by pxls.jpg, via Flickr

Devín Castle is castle near Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia. Owing to its strategic position, the cliff (altitude of 212 meters) at the confluence of the Danube and Morava rivers was an ideal place for a fort.

Hrad Devín (Devín castle)

SLOVAKIA - Devin Castle - The location of this castle on the Danube allowed the owner to have control over the trade route.

Slovanské Nábrežie (means: Slavic embankment) Slovanské Nábrežie   And castle Devín.

Slovanské Nábrežie (prostriedok: Slavic nábreží) a hrad Devín.

Devín

Devín

Devín, by Tomáš Šereda photo

Devín, by Tomáš Šereda photo

Devín

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The Devín Castle was first mentioned already in 1271 (by iwick)

The Devín Castle was first mentioned already in 1271 (by iwick)

Devín, Panenská vežička Malé Karpaty

Devín, Panenská vežička Malé Karpaty

Devín

Devín

Devín

Devín

Devín

Devín

Devín

Devín

Devín-Thében-Dowina-Déven

Devín Castle standing on a massive rock hill above the confluence of the Danube and Morava is an unusually impressive landmark. It is part of the oldest history of Slovakia.

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