Pajštún castle, ruin
The ruins of a Gothic castle from the 13th century on a limestone cliff. Destroyed by Napoleonic troops in 1810.
Pajštúnsky hrad, Borinka, Stupavský kameň, Kvetov, 1284 Perustian, Perinstain, Parastian, 1439 Borostyan, Peylestian, 1476 Borastyankw, 1786 Paistun, Hung. Borostyánko, Germ. Paullenstein, Ballenstein
The ruins of a Gothic castle from the 13th century on a limestone cliff. Destroyed by Napoleonic troops in 1810. View of the Pezinské and Devínske Carpathians, the Záhorská nížina lowland and in clear weather the Alps.
Southwest side of the Little Carpathians above the village Borinka.
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.