Visit us

Visit us

Nitra Castle welcomes annually more than 60,000 visitors. A complete tour takes about an hour. Visitors have the opportunity to explore the Castle grounds with St. Emeram Cathedral, Diocese Museum, Casemates and Cathedral Tower. Shop of St. Adalbert Association is also located in the Castle area. After climbing the Castle hill, you can enjoy refreshments at Castellum Café restaurant.

Nitra Castle can be visited individually or with a guided tour. Guided tours need to be booked in advance. The maximum number per group is 25 persons. Book your tour here.

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Contact:

Nám. Jána Pavla II. č. 7,

P. O. Box 46/A,

950 50 NITRA, Slovakia

+421 910 84 29 91

Booking management and information are provided during working days from 08:00 to 16:00.

Opening Times

Castle GroundsDiocese Museum of the Nitra BishopricCasematesCathedral – Basilica of St. Emeram in Nitra Cathedral Tower
OctoberMonday – Sunday

06:00 – 19:00
Wednesday – Sunday
10:00 – 18:00Friday – Sunday

10:00 – 18:00
Monday – Saturday

9:00 – 12:00

13:00 – 18:00

Sunday

10:00 – 12:00

13:00 – 17:00
Friday – Sunday

10:00 – 18:00
Winter season
(November – March)Monday – Sunday

7:00 – 17:00
Friday – Sunday

10:00 – 15:00

Monday – Thursday
closed
ClosedMonday – Sunday

9:00 – 12:00

13:00 – 16:00
Closed
Summer season
 (April – September)Monday – Sunday

06:00 – 19:00
Tuesday – Sunday

10:00 – 18:00

Monday – closed
(Last entrance 17:45)
Utorok – nedeľa
10:00 – 18:00
Pondelok - Zatvorené
(posledný vstup 17:45)
Monday – Saturday

9:00 – 12:00

13:00 – 18:00

Sunday

10:00 – 12:00

13:00 – 17:00
Tuesday – Sunday

10:00 – 18:00
(Last entrance 17:45)

Admission prices to Nitra Castle for 2017 season

Admission Prices

1.     Visit without a Castle guide

Castle grounds entrance fee

0,50 € (ticket does not include entrance to the Diocese Museum, Casemates, Tower)

Combined ticket – expositions (ticket includes entrance to the Castle grounds, Diocese Museum, Casemates)

Full ticket: 2,00 €

Reduced ticket:1,00 €

Combined ticket plus Tower (ticket includes entrance to the Castle grounds, Diocese Museum, Casemates and the guided Tower tour every half an hour)

Full ticket: 4,00 €

Reduced ticket:2,00 €

2.     Visit with our Castle guide

Guiding service is provided by booking for groups(minimum 15 persons) and must be booked at least 2 days before the scheduled visit!

Short tour: ticket includes guided entrance to the Castle grounds, Diocese Museum, Casemates

Full ticket: 2,50 €

Reduced ticket:1,50 €

Long tour: ticket includes guided entrance to the Castle grounds, Diocese Museum, Casemates and the Tower tour

Full ticket: 4,50 €

Reduced ticket: 2,50 €

Prices are per person.

 

Reduced prices are for young people under 18, senior citizens above 62, students with valid ISIC card and visitors with disabilities.

Children under 6 years of age are admitted free.

 

Each type of admission ticket includes entrance to the Cathedral – Basilica of St. Emeram.

The Cathedral is an active place of worship. Regular church services, weddings and baptisms are held in the Cathedral. Due to such events, the entrance to the Cathedral may be restricted.

Speak to our personnel at the entrance cash desk should you wish to visit the Cathedral for prayer. You will be admitted free of charge.

Getting here

-        By Car: The closest car park at Župné námestie is available at a small charge of 0,50 € per hour. Free car park is located on the north side of the Castle hill near to the Ice arena. To access the Castle, visitors can use newly opened pathways along the northern slope of the Castle hill.

See map.

See map.

-        By Tour bus: Bigger groups visiting Nitra Castle may alight at Župné námestie. Convenient Bus parking is available at the Ice arena parking lot, located within walking distance to the Castle.

 

-        By Public transport: Public bus is a comfortable way to get right under Nitra Castle. There are several bus lines operating around the Castle hill.

Line 1 and 27 from Railway station to Divadlo Andreja Bagara

Line 7 from Bus station (bus stop Rázcestie autobusovej stanice) to Divadlo Andreja Bagara

Line 6,9,10and 26 from shopping centre Mlyny(bus stop Centrum) to Predmostie or 30 to Divadlo Andreja Bagara

See map.

See map.

See map.

See map.

Nitra Castle cooperates with n Guide

Organisation providing adventurous excursions for pupils aged 8-13. By hunting a lost treasure of Nitra Castle, children are learning about history, art and culture. More information about the project and booking form can be found at www.nguide.sk.

Children under the age of 6 – FREE

Entrance to the Castle grounds is free of charge during Mass in the Cathedral:

Monday – Saturday: 7 am – 9 am

Sunday: 7 am – 9 am

From November to March admission to the Castle grounds is free