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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
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Szent Gyorgy ter, Budapest 1014, Hungary
District I / Buda
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+36 1 458 3000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Definitely one of the must places to see and visit while in Budapest, for both its wonderful architecture and historical significance. Don't be lazy to walk around a bit, there is a lot to see around the castle, beautiful statues and monuments. Also gives you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TheDon_84
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to visit both for its history and wonderful views over the Danube. If your going to Budapest put this at the top of your list.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jason B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a couple of hours enjoying the museum inside the castle. It has a wide variety of items, spanning centuries, with good layout and explanations so that it is easy to follow without needing an audio guide.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EmilyHeatherMaher
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attractive outside with good museum and art gallery in parts of the building. Worth visiting daytime and after dark - looks great illuminated.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SHDC-Dancer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved seeing this! We took the funicular up, which you must do because it is a beautiful view of the city. Once at the top, we walked around and watched the sun set. There was mulled wine at the top of the castle, which was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kiwiswd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend absolutely loved Buda Castle! So easy to get to via Tram and the views at the top are incredible. We went during January - so it was very cold so wrap up! However I can imagine in the summer it would...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t worry about paying to go up the team, take a walk up the left hand road, far more peaceful and enjoyable. Great place to explore the quiet streets

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RichSnow
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can go up there with the little cable train and if you expect just a castle, you will be surprise finding a whole little historical village, with great views on the danubio

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank coentje39
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice castle and the views are very good from here. this is a very photogenic location. Must visit if you are in the city.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank angad2102
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow well worth a visit Top tip if you walk along to the garden area at the bottom there is a lift and escalator that takes you a good way up for free

Date of experience: January 2019
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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
...More
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happydays715
3 August 2018|
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Response from Maria P | Reviewed this property |
I think there's a fee to get in the castle although we didnt get in we just watch the view
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23 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!
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Don84101
19 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.
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