Pálffy Palace

Local namePálffyho palác
LocationBratislava, Slovakia

Pálffy Palace is a Baroque-style palace in the Old Town of Bratislava, on Ventúrska street. It was built by Count Leopold Pálffy in 1747. It has an interesting portal with a relief reflecting the military career of the count as a general in the army of Empress Maria Theresa.

During the reconstruction of the palace, parts of a Gothic building were found in walls at the interior of the building. Roman and Celtic finds were uncovered through archaeological research in the basement.The palace used to contain a mint in the past. In 1762, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart played a concert here at the age of six.

From 1993 to 2012, the palace was used as the Austrian embassy.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pálffy_Palace_(Bratislava)

Coordinates 48°8'33.861" N 17°6'24.332" E

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