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Address: Varhegy, Visegrad 2025, Hungary
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+36 26 398 101
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The historic stronghold, built between 1245-1255 A.D., guarded the Royal...

The historic stronghold, built between 1245-1255 A.D., guarded the Royal Crown for more than 200 years.

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Historical place

This castle was once the home of King of Austria - Hungary empire during 16th century. It has all the depictions of the past in for of wax museum. A must go when you are around... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This castle was once the home of King of Austria - Hungary empire during 16th century. It has all the depictions of the past in for of wax museum. A must go when you are around visegrad.

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Noosa, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Firstly, I was unbelievably windy and -5C with a enormous wind chill so this had to be something special ... and it was. A truly remarkable artifact of Crusades, heathens and medieval politics with views over the Danube valley that will live with us forever. This ancient castle gave a great insight into how the world was for king and... More 

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Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can't miss it if you are in Visegrad with children. My son enjoyed to go up and down in the castle. It was like real timetravelling for all of us...

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is a Must visit place in Visegrad. I took my husband to see it for the first time and he was amazed by the view and the citadel. If you visit the place in the summer make sure to hike up to the citadel it is a nice little hike about 30 min to an hour. Great daily activity... More 

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Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Visited with family, if you are brave I recommend to climb up to the Citadel from the towncentre, nice hike, bit challenging. The views from the citadel worth every penny,.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Its the hike up to the citadel from Visegrad, that's more engaging than the Visegrad Citadel itself It unfortunate that the hike from another direction down the citadel was insufficient in its marking

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Visegrád is famous for the remains of the Early Renaissance summer palace of King Matthias Corvinus of Hungary and the medieval citadel.

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Holon, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

informative rooms, but not too heavy, arms display, explenantions about the era, the view is stunning, not very accecible for wheelchair!

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Derry, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Great views over the Danube bend. We (my girlfriend and I) walked up the hill from Visegrad town. Enjoyable walk through the forest, but very steep. Takes about 1 hour. Fun place to explore with interesting exhibitions (including a 'panoptikum' - like a waxworks portraying medieval historical scenes). Overall a good history lesson!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

This is the best Danube panaroma, the castle itself is average. You can take a taxi or take a walk about an hour, return was quite easier to walk. There is a trekking path along the forrest. There is a wax museum inside the castle which is a must do

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