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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
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Szent Gyorgy Ter, Budapest 1014, Hungary
District I / Buda
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Hello - we visited in Feb 2018 - and it was cold. One needs to wrap up well to protect against the cold here. Especially if it's windy. We walked from our hotel - across the Chain Bridge - up the Funicular railway - and...More

Thank Mark D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn't visit any museums because we were short on time but we had a great walk with a nice view and great places to take pictures.

Thank Luka K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked up to the top of castle hill for a wander around the sites the castle/Palace is a very good looking building and that continues inside and around the castle. When we went it didn’t seem that much was open such as the museum...More

Thank Jamie L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's one of those places you'll never forget in your life. It's beautiful! Great place to take pictures of Pest.

Thank MelBr75
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walk up a steep hill to the Castle you can also get the tram the views at a the top are breathtaking well worth it little coffee shops inside out also serving warm wine and you have to pay for the toilet it is for...More

Thank Lynn T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Headed towards this attraction and was planning on taking the little steep train up, but as the queues were over 35 mins long in zero degrees - we decided to walk up and I have to say if you are fit and willing this was...More

Thank Dean M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a leisurely walk upto the Castle Hill area and enjoy roaming around the different attractions that are in this area and take in the spectacular views of Budapest.

Thank johnhp702
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Viewing Castle Hill from across the Danube at night is absolutely spectacular. The museums at Castle Hill were beautiful. The grounds were stunning. After strolling through the museums, enjoy an authentic funnel cake. So good!!!

Thank Lucy E
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Best not to rush this space, lots of towers, battlements and hidden nooks and crannies to explore. Some parts are museums and I think are payable, but the rest is free to enter (the furnicular which saves walking up the hill is payable). Easilly reached...More

Thank pembs101
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can take the funicular or you can walk up to the top. I did the later and would recommend it. Just note most museums are closed on Mondays; that should be kept in mind!!

Thank scmp79
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REAL4427
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
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PulciKiku
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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Priyanka B
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
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