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Buda Castle

Szent Gyorgy ter, Budapest 1014, Hungary
+36 1 458 3000
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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.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“national gallery” (122 reviews)
“history museum” (35 reviews)
“royal palace” (65 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Szent Gyorgy ter, Budapest 1014, Hungary
District I / Buda
+36 1 458 3000
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Reviewed yesterday

A beautiful castle that you must visit. You can use the Funicular if you want. But you might wait 1-2 hours. We went by walking and arrived in 10 minutes. After exploring the area, you can walk from up there to Fisherman´s Bastion.

Thank Voula D
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great visit. Best to get there by catching the funicular railway at the bottom of chain bridge. The Museum is excellent (dont get lost in the many corridors) and the grounds are lovely with great views across to Pets

Thank RossEric58
Reviewed 3 days ago

there is national museum and very big open area , horses with soliders come up in every half an hour and stay for while meantime tourists take Picture

Thank Seda A
Reviewed 4 days ago

this is more than a one day visit, unless you must go up the railway a taxi for is the cheepest way to get there. Proberly the top place to visit

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 4 days ago

We made a guided walk through central parts of the castle area, chuch, squares etc. You also get a nice viw of the city. Recommended.

Thank GunnvaldG
Reviewed 5 days ago

Buda Castle is one of my favourite places in Budapest. It means history, culture, sightseeing, panorama view, great atmosphere and many toursts. I suggest (who loves walking a little bit more) to go up by walking, beacuse it is so beautiful from every side!! It...More

Thank Shejla A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So we climbed Buda Hill up to Buda Castle today to enjoy the cloudless sky, the sun shining and the spanning views across the horizon and we were not disappointed. Buda castle is truly fantastic, sat proudly at the top of the hill the sights...More

Thank Tom J
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very good view there And the castle just in the way of the Hungarian culture and history Good for every one to visit

Thank Hamed D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very beautiful place. The Parlament looks majestic from here. Amazing views of the city from the castle

Thank stevenbsutton
Reviewed 5 days ago

Fabulous, Imposing and Spectacular.......what a treat people have when they visit the Castle. Don't delay......visit this beautiful tourist spot. You will not be disappointed.

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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Susan C
September 26, 2017|
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Response from luckyumukoro | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to pay If l remember correctly and l did not walk around the building at night so l do not really know if it is safe to do so at night or not.
August 15, 2017|
Response from jody262016 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure but there is extensive renovations happening at the moment
August 15, 2017|
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Response from Lisa B | Reviewed this property |
Hi It's not like America, it's not that busy. You can get the tickets whilst you are there but if you really want a great experience then contact your hotel and ask them to book a personal tour guide for you. Ask for an... More