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Destroyed by fire in World War II, this imposing 13th-century palace was rebuilt with modern interiors while incorporating hidden walls and medieval structures that remained hidden over the centuries.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Szent Gyorgy ter, Budapest 1014, Hungary
District I / Buda
+36 1 458 3000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The whole castle district was recently renovated and looks really geourgous and impressive. On the other hand, this is a real tourist hotspot, so when it’s sunny, you won’t be very alone. Give it a try and walk there some rounds in the night, all...More

Thank Nigel76VIE
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Tired of walking hilly or elevated places, I opted and paid 8 euros to reach this destination plus 3 more stops. This was the first stop of the tour. Located from the castle are vendors selling their locally made crafts. I was surprised how modern...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Splendidly restored palace with interior dedicated to a museum and national art gallery. We did not have time ( needs about three hours and they close at 5pm.) to view all the chambers but the exhibition of Hungarian artists work is well worth visiting, particularly...More

Thank Vacationer479463
Reviewed 3 days ago

So much to see here in this area! Spend the day, walk around and enjoy the amazing views and charming cafe's/restaurants!

Thank FightOnTrojans5
Reviewed 4 days ago

This one is just beside the president's house. One added benefit is full top view of the chain bridge.

Thank SayantanA2
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Everyone should visit here when in Budapest. It's obviously a highlight and rich with history. The muesum bit is excellent and the views are breathtaking. Be wary of how many people are trying to sell tourists things, the castle is free so you don't need...More

Thank Toni May S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Gorgeous! This is a must see when in Budapest! And whilst you are here walk further down and visit the Fisherman’s bastion!

Thank sjh92
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great to see the castle used as an art gallery and museums too . A brilliant use of a historic building . The cafe was also very welcome having climbed the hill We used the winding path not the funicular that a lot of people...More

Thank CarolLyndon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful and extensive to walk around with a museum and art gallery within the buildings. A must-visit on any trip to Budapest

Thank damascus2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The castle is beautiful and definitely offers nice views of the city. I do recommend taking a walk around and enjoying all the little details. I would just suggest one thing - do not waste money on the two-way funicular trip. We did, and we...More

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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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3 August 2018|
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Response from 1stprinciples | Reviewed this property |
You can walk around the Castle Buda grounds for free but if you want to enter the museum there is a charge. The charge is determined according to a number of factors. Look on the website.
22 June 2018|
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Response from Shrinkingworld | Reviewed this property |
It's a short very enjoyable walk, plenty to see, make sure to visit the hospital in the rock on the other side, well worth the effort!
18 June 2018|
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Response from April L | Reviewed this property |
I use Maps on my iPhone. The walking directions and public transportation directions work amazingly well.