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Castle Hill

Szent Gyorgy Ter, Budapest 1014, Hungary
+36 1 201 4927
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Lovingly restored after being reduced to rubble during World War II, this picturesque area is located in the heart of medieval Budapest, which is characterized by cobblestone streets, narrow alleys and lovely squares surrounded by baroque and classical buildings.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Szent Gyorgy Ter, Budapest 1014, Hungary
District I / Buda
+36 1 201 4927
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Reviewed yesterday

You can visit the Castle in the daytime. They have a museum inside. Or you can go in the night and look at this stunning building

Thank TheGirlOfTerezKorut
Reviewed yesterday

Unfortunately, several areas are fenced off as under construction. Did enjoying seeing the military horseman riding in uniforms. Recommend wearing comfortable walking shoes.

Thank Connie I
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Do you want to see the cities from other side, then this is the best place to visit and enjoy the amazing views of the city Pest, Chain Bridge and The very beautiful Parliament building. You have option to go up by cable car or...More

Thank siddhant k
Reviewed 2 days ago

Take a walk up to the castle. A lot of history from Budapest and also some nice sights over the city. TOO MANY TOURIST ARRIVING IN BUSES.

Thank Traveller_Oldie
Reviewed 5 days ago

Just amazing.we took the little mini cab up the hill as the lift was out of order,stunning views over the Danube and fantastic just walking around these beautiful buildings,and all the history in the city,and better still the view towards castle hill from the river...More

Thank Sandie M
Reviewed 5 days ago

I spent 2 hours here, before the sunset and then it got darker. That was just magical view on the Danube river. It is definitely worth to go there before it gets dark and stay there till the lights of the city are on.

Thank Maria P
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is a must see when visiting Budapest. From up here you have an excellent view over the city and the Danube. On the castle hill you will be in the old part of the city with many old buildings and not too much...More

Thank redbaron12016
Reviewed 6 days ago

When in Budapest understand that the Danube separates the Buda side from the Pest side. Castle hill stands on the Buda side and what a fantastic place to walk through and see the best views of the Pest side. The old streets and buildings are...More

Thank sillysull
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So we decided against the queue for the Funicular and walked up the hill. Walking up all in all took around 15-20 minutes with some brilliant places to stop and admire along the way. The paths are well maintained and give access to the castle,...More

Thank Tom J
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely area with great gift/souvenir shops. Busy tourist spot....but do not feel overcrowded. Maybe the time of year was a factor.

Thank debsmillen66
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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June 23, 2017|
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Response from Derek S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry there was no artist. There when we went it was far too cold
May 10, 2017|
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Response from Julie L | Reviewed this property |
I didn't notice the Primark store. Use Google maps for directions as it worked well for us.
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September 25, 2016|
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Response from Dale C |
About 15 minutes. But there are blue electric buses which go up and down the hill every few minutes (no. 17, I think). They are very cheap & included if you but the 1 day or 3 day tram/bus/train/metro/trolleybus ticket... More