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Impressive 360 Degree Views

Just recently opened the tower has impressive 360 degree views. 172 steps and 900 HUF puts you at... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Etienne F
Ra'anana, Israel
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Interesting ruin at north end of Buda complex

There isn't much left of the church but the ruins are interesting and one can climb up the tower... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Tom H
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is located near the northern end of Castle Hill. After seeing the magnificient Matthias Church and the great view from the Fishermen's Bastion, this is a big letdown. Unless you are a history buff or happen to be passing by, it is not worth...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Less than 200 stairs up, this is a fun activity that is off the beaten path in the castle district. Less than 10 minutes walk from the Mathias Church, the walk to it will give you a beautiful and non-touristy view of the Castle District....More

Thank Alex D
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

It's about a beautiful catholic church that seems like the ones in Greece!I like it soo much!It deserves visiting it!!

Thank Markella A
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Just recently opened the tower has impressive 360 degree views. 172 steps and 900 HUF puts you at the top. They are still working on the place so as yet there are no exhibitions or displays. Just the tower and the views. Still worth it.

Thank Etienne F
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I would suggest making a quick pass by, if you like taking nice photos about historical building ruins.

Thank brightfrom
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

There isn't much left of the church but the ruins are interesting and one can climb up the tower for a small fee. It is a quiet spot away from the main tourist sites and worth a stop if you are walking the perimeter of...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 21 August 2017

It didn't break the bank to pay the small admission fee to climb up the tower. The attendant spoke a little English which was a plus and was very pleasant to deal with. The climb went on and on and on - spiral staircase and...More

Thank KAFMinnesota
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Not much left of St Mary Magdalene but this arch & the bell tower. But in the right light it makes for some memorable shots & is a great spot to rest & soak up the history.

Thank YNWATravelBug
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I think out of all the churches we saw, this one will really stand out in my memory because of its condition. It is really just a tower with some remains of walls, but somehow it has a commanding presence. Also of note is the...More

Thank Ivan K
Reviewed 12 January 2017

There is not much to see here except the tower, one window frame and the foundation. It is still an interesting place, though, and only a 10 minute walk from St Matthias and a 2 minute walk from the national archives. Go and take photos!

Thank laura_runs262
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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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