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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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Gorgeous view!

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 1 week ago

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 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Budapest, Hungary
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

If you do not understand or speak Hungarian, the visegrad citadel is just a concrete structure. There is not so much information in English and the staff working there have no idea about the place and poor english skills. We bought a ticket for the wax museum as well, which was useless, there was an Indonisien flag inside wax museum... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I was taking part in the " Palotajátékok" in the past, and i love the middle ages history, castles, forts, weapons. I also like the beautiful view from the castle. Too sad they did not renovated it for more historically look.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

This year we took children to Slovakia and Hungary and wanted to see some historical places. Across the border between Slovakia and Hungary there is Esztergom and 20km from there there is Visegrad. Although I know the history (it was a seat of Check-Hungarian kings), it's position startled me. As most Europeans, I consider Hungary a flat land, so a... More 

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