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Beautiful place with charming cafes.

A beautiful place with charming cafes. There is a free area to explore, the mall is very beautiful... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2019
ItzikVa
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Shoham, Israel
Fire tower

Cool music will play from here. It was free in off season to walk around it. Not sure when they... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2017
RobeeeZ
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Detroit, Michigan
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Jun 15, 2019
“Beautiful place with charming cafes.”
May 17, 2019
“Don't go out of your way”
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The imposing town symbol features a musical clock that plays a popular tune every hour and a fire station, built in the early 1800s.
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Castle Hill / Ovaros ter, Veszprem, Hungary
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Reviewed June 15, 2019

A beautiful place with charming cafes. There is a free area to explore, the mall is very beautiful and clean. But if you want to buy on the other side in front of the mall you have to buy a buyer and full of quality...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 17, 2019

Lookout to a not very impressive landscape. This is a must if you visit Veszprém but I was not very much impressed. The view is nice, but nothing extraordinary.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Robicsek
Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

Such a lovely place from an architectural point of view, but it also has lovely views over the city. You can have a guided tour of the Old City that would include the Tower as well, but we had arranged for a self-guided tour. You...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BiSMitic
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

It is great to walk up and see the city from above. From the tower there is a nice tune in dvery hour, composed by Antal Csermak.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank orybea
Reviewed October 22, 2017

The Fire Tower at the entrance of the Castle was originally built as a watchtower to protect the castle gate. The tower survived the Turkish wars, The eartquake in 1810 strongly damaged it. During the reconstruction the watchtower became a fire tower as well. It...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Erzs_bet_S274887
Reviewed May 30, 2017

You can see this tower from everywhere. You can visit it also and go on the top but you can also see it from underneath also. It is one of the symbols of Veszprém.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank beabrigi
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

Cool music will play from here. It was free in off season to walk around it. Not sure when they charge if you can actually go in it. Thick castle type wall a foot thick in a couple sides with wood Boardwalk.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank RobeeeZ
Reviewed October 16, 2016

The Fire Tower as its name implies towers high above the city on the Castle Hill. It is beautiful by itself and provides excellent panoramic view over the city. Be warned though, reaching it is through some structures that need maintenance. If you are limited...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Uriel A
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Nice look to the historical city. Sometimes closed on weekends to, so first look it up to the opening hours.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank mbalazsVeszprem
Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Check this tower if you don't mind narrow snail-stairs:) it cost 600Huf/adult, and the prize contain a small historical overview of the castle at the other side of the road above the souvenirs shop.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Széll C
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