Pajštún, castle (ruin)

Place: Borinka, County: Malacky, Region: Bratislava, Historic region: Bratislava

Other names

Pajštúnsky hrad, Borinka, Stupavský kameň, Kvetov, 1284 Perustian, Perinstain, Parastian, 1439 Borostyan, Peylestian, 1476 Borastyankw, 1786 Paistun, Hung. Borostyánko, Germ. Paullenstein, Ballenstein

Brief description

Ruins of a Gothic castle from 13th century. Destroyed in 1810 by Napoleon's army.

Pictures

41 picures

Situation

Southeast part of the mountains Malé Karpaty above the village Borinka.


3D hrady


Hrad Beckov


Kamenní strážcovia III


Malé Karpaty 1935

Access

From Bratislava: From the local public transport bus stop Nový most (or from Patrónka) by bus 37 to Záhorská Bystrica. By to Mariánka and then by through Borinka to the castle. (1:30 hrs)
From Borinka: To Borinka by bus from Bratislavy through Stupava, 0:40 hrs.

Pajštún in media

Pamiatkový úrad ponúka aj to, čo na predaj nie je
MY sieť regionálnych novín, 21. November 2006
Tucet zrúcanín opradených mýtmi
Pravda, 24. August 2005

Nearby castles

Biely Kameň, Bratislava castle, Devin, Dračí hrádok, Kuchyňa, Stupava

Literature

Názvy hradov a zámkov v Slovenskej republike
Slovenský úrad geodézie a kartografie. Bratislava. 1990