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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...more
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Szent Gyorgy Ter, Budapest 1014, Hungary
District I / Buda
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Reviewed today via mobile

Me and my boyfriend spent 3 hours walking (we are fast, fit, young and tend to explore at a fast pace so you can spend much more) through the castle district and exploring the many parts of the area. There are many little pathways to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank saraost98
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took the furnicular railway up to walk around and see the views. It's a shame there's nothing really to see inside the buildings but it was nice to walk around the grounds. The view is very similar to what we saw the day before,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Janine R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Another great historical monument of Budapest. The grand baroque style is breathtaking as are the views of the Pest side. Also from the Pest side in the evening you can admire from a far the grand Buda Castle dominating over the Danube.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MihalisP189449
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

nice to walk around, even if not entering museum or guided tours there is plenty to see and great view over the city

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank janklamer
Reviewed 6 days ago

This gorgeous parliament building is not to be missed: taking the tour gives great background on the importance of its 96 archways, its 96 steps...no spoiling the surprise here! Quick tip: take the little elevator if you have walking/climbing issues, otherwise you will trek to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joegoblue1949
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit, as you get fantastic views of the city. Don’t let people sell you tickets for a bus/funicular! There are lifts on all sides, most of them free, so if you don’t want to walk all the way up (which doesn’t take...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EmilyHeatherMaher
Reviewed 6 days ago

usually covered in tourists so be wary it will be busy. totally worth seeing, sometimes there is markets around the area

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jessicacU8465QP
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice place. Especially liked the location and kind of evening! Mandatory place to visit tourists!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Steavenn43
Reviewed 1 week ago

Follow one of the zig-zag paths up the hill from the riverside, or take the beautiful old funicular railway, or one of the lifts to the top of castle hill. Here is the former royal palace with its great museums and spectacular views of Pest...More

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

Getting up there by cable train you do not expect all the things U are going to see...be surprised. Ir's more than worth it

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
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July 30, 2018|
Response from jktravel7 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know anything about this festival. So sorry
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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I didn't notice the Primark store. Use Google maps for directions as it worked well for us.