|The Presov, the tour boat
travelling to Devin Castle. A 1
hour trip on the Danube River.
|Travelling under Novy Most
|The Intercity hydrofoil between
Bratislava and Vienna.
|The lack of homes along the
Danube was a little puzzling.
|The first view of Devin Castle ruins
on top of a hill in the distance.
|The signature sight at Devin is the
bastion called "The Nun". The site
of several improbable fairy tales.
|The restored gate to the Castle
grounds. The gate dating from
the late 15th century.
|The gatehouse and bridge to
the Castle garrison.
|The restored castle grounds.
|The Nun bastion sitting along on a
promontory over the river. A
battlement used to run out to it.
|Panorama view of the entire ruins
of the Castle battlements.
|Towers and the Castle Keep were
built on this rock. Napoleon's
army destroyed it in 1809.
|A sweeping bend in the Danube
as seen from the Castle.
|Ruins of the Middle Castle keep
built by the Lords of Gara, holders
of the castle from 1420-1459.
|The restored north wall of the
Castle and gate leading to the
|July 8th, 2011
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|The white woman statue in front of
the ruins of Devin. The Bathory
family held the castle for a time.
|Excavated foundations of a
Chapel from the 10th century.
|A memorial to victims of
Communism, visted by Queen
|The Nun bastion from directly
|The Presov awaits to take me
back to Bratislava.
|The lighthouse and village below
the Devin Castle walls.
|Devin Castle walls from a
distance on the river.