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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 Square | Buda Castle, Budapest 1014, Hungary
District I / Buda
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I did not expected such an interesting visit when I climbed up the hill. Although the castle cannot be visited (except the Museum, which is not that interesting), the place is really worth a visit. Governamental buildings and palaces share the place. Classical architecture but...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank CPJD00
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is plenty so see up here. The views of the city are spectacular. You could spend an entire day in this area just strolling around, visiting the museums, wandering the streets, eating in the restaurants and pastry shops. You can access it by the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

you cant visit Budapest without seeing the beautiful castle looks even better lit up on a night time from the river

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 705lilbell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking across the Chain Bridge at night is a must! The lights are magical, and the view of the Danube from the bridge is amazing.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Gerry B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit the castle area , use the number 16 bus if you are unable to walk up the hill. Lots of cafes, restaurants and the castle and churches and other buildings to visit. Great views from the Buda side to Pest and the Danube.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank nickyw61
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Must visit in Budapest. So many ancient buildings and churches. Lot of tourists from Europe or China

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Александр А
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You must do Danube river cruise by night as all the monuments are illuminated and provides an exhilarating experience especially the Hungarian parliament .

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ProfNDR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the heart of the city Buda, enjoyed walking the narrow streets even if they are cobblestone. Quite interesting old houses are seen , the outside is partially restored.the views are spectacular!

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the castle on Saturday, had beautiful weather, the castle has stunning views of Budapest. We walked up and just took it all in, very well kept and clean.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Vixs81
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very beautiful in the heart of the city and worth seeing when you're in Budapest. Lots to do around the area.

Date of experience: May 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.