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The village of Borinka lies at an altitude of 203 meters, 20 km north of Bratislava in the district of Malacky, in the valley of the Stupavský brook on the southwestern edge of the Little Carpathians. On the limestone cliff at a height of 486 meters is the ruins of the guard castle Pajštún from the 13th century. Near the village there are the remains of the masonry of the medieval watchtower Dračí hrádok, above Borinka there is the karst area Borinský Kras and the well-known mountainworks Medené Hámre. The village currently has 519 inhabitants.

Obec Borinka

The village of Borinka lies at an altitude of 203 meters, 20 km north of Bratislava in the district of Malacky, in the valley of the Stupavský brook on the southwestern edge of the Little Carpathians. On the limestone cliff at a height of 486 meters is the ruins of the guard castle Pajštún from the 13th century. Near the village there are the remains of the masonry of the medieval watchtower Dračí hrádok, above Borinka there is the karst area Borinský Kras and the well-known mountainworks Medené Hámre. The village currently has 519 inhabitants.

The village called Pelystan is mentioned in a document from July 25, 1314. The village developed in the castle grounds of Pajštún. In 1828 it had 98 houses and 698 inhabitants. They dealt with agriculture, burning lime and coal, the production of wooden utensils, brooms and their sale in Bratislava and its surroundings. In the 18th century there was a powder mill, a paper mill, a brickyard, a glassworks and a sawmill. Copper dishes were produced in the Medené Hámre locality. In 1950, the United Farmers' Cooperative was founded here. Today, residents work mainly in Bratislava.

The name of the village is derived from the former Hungarian name of this village: Borostyánkö, which has nothing to do with pine trees. It means amber. Other names of the village in individual years were 1273 Borynka, 1284 Perustian, Parastian, 1314 Pelystan, 1322 Burustian, 1390 Prostyan, 1439 Borostyan, Peylenstain, 1476 Borostyankw, 1786 Paistun, 1808 Stupavský podzámek, 1920 Pajštún, Kvetov, 1948 Borinka, Hungarian Borost Pozsonyborostyánkö, German Ballestein, Paulestein, Pallenstein.

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Additional information

Transport: By foot, By bike, By car, By bus
Parking: Free parking nearby

Accepted payments: Cash
Languages: Slovak

Suitable for: Childrens, Families with childrens, Elderly, Handicapped, Cyclists, Young, Adults
Season: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Updated on: 25.5.2022
Source: Obec Borinka

Opening hours

Weather

monday:
08:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 15:30
wednesday:
08:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 18:00
- stavebný úrad
friday:
08:00 - 12:00
26°
Tue 23°
Wed 22°
Thu 16°
Fri 15°
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Opening hours

Weather

monday:
08:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 15:30
wednesday:
08:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 18:00
- stavebný úrad
friday:
08:00 - 12:00
26°
Tue 23°
Wed 22°
Thu 16°
Fri 15°


Contact

Phone: +421 26 593 8151
Website: obecborinka.sk
Obec Borinka
Obecný úrad Borinka
Borinka 110
900 32  Borinka
Region: Bratislavský
District: Malacky
Area: Záhorie
 48.262498, 17.0864

Obecný úrad Borinka
Borinka 110
900 32  Borinka

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