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Lovingly restored after being reduced to rubble during World War II, this picturesque area is located in the heart of medieval Budapest, which is characterized by cobblestone streets, narrow alleys and lovely squares surrounded by baroque and...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Szent Gyorgy Ter, Budapest 1014, Hungary
District I / Buda
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+36 1 201 4927
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Did a day tour to Castle Hill and the view of the Buda side and Danube River. The church is absolutely beautiful. It is a must see. Try to build in enough time so you do not have to rush through this site.

Thank dconetta
Reviewed yesterday

Massive structures and impressive architecture. Just enjoy the views and the feast for the eyes. The whole area, overground and underground, is worth taking time.

Thank wiseolly
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Walk around castle and the streets of Buda and you feel as if on the set of a historic film. Do not forget to look into courtyards! Amazing sites to view

Thank JacqJMD
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The castle is impressive. Good to go and walk there and see the city from there. You can take very good pictures there.

Thank ghazalefb
Reviewed 2 days ago

Well worth the walk up there on a warm day, Castle Hill affords a great view of the town and river, as well as the castle itself being pretty imposing. You can't really miss it, so go and have a look!

Thank grumpyguts
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Options to reach the summit are to take the short vernacular railway ride or to walk to the top. The queue for the railway was pretty long so we hiked up. The walk although moderately inclined was fairly easy and worth the effort. The castle...More

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 3 days ago

would highly recommend you make the effort to visit this area which is very beautiful. the actual castle looks better from a distance than close up but up the hill the cathedral and buildings are absolutely beautiful and it is a quaint little area with...More

Thank fio505
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the must visit in beautiful Budapest. Absolutely stunning. A small medieval village of its own on top of a hill. There are signs of the communist idea of architecture dotted around unfortunately but that adds to the history. You could stay at a...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 5 days ago

We spent a lot of time on Castle Hill from early morning to late at night. There are great churches, museums, lots to see and do. Good places to eat, good value too. Stay to watch the lights turning on as night comes.

Thank John B
Reviewed 5 days ago

There is a minibus at the bottom of the hill that is free with the Budapest card--I would highly recommend that. It's worth spending some time walking around the hill--the architecture is beautiful, but there's not a lot a heart here. Understand that most of...More

Thank Jessica C
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District I / Buda
The historical center to a city with a multifarious
and intricate past, Buda has some of the most
outstanding buildings in Europe and an enviable
natural landscape with stunning views onto the Danube.
Centered around the Royal Palace, it provides a
glimpse into the golden years of the Austro-Hungarian
empire and the lives led by the aristocracy at the
time. Matthias Church, beside the palace, hosted many
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I don’t know anything about this festival. So sorry
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Response from Derek S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry there was no artist. There when we went it was far too cold
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I didn't notice the Primark store. Use Google maps for directions as it worked well for us.
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