Things to Do in Várkerület

Top 10 Things to Do in Várkerület, Budapest

Top Things to Do in Várkerület

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  • Mike Z
    4 contributions
    A spectacular city…views from this area back across the Danube are really quite special. One of the great coy of the world!
    Written January 22, 2023
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  • hydrojoe
    Ottawa, Canada222 contributions
    The shores of Buda and Pest are impressive with the high aastle on the one shore and the parlament building on the other shore. This stretch of river must be seen at night, referably on a night cruise as a lot of work has been done to light up and showcase the various buildings.
    Written January 26, 2023
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  • tinylass
    Sheffield, UK4,051 contributions
    Impressive church at Fisherman's Bastion. The roof being the most 'fancy' part. Definitely worth being in the area to take a look.
    Written January 16, 2023
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  • Michael N
    Cheadle Hulme, UK4,148 contributions
    Wandered around castle grounds after leaving our hotel. Signage to museum entry was very poor (especially as it was wet). Eventually followed others into building through a large door.
    Had not booked online and thus not sure of gaining entrance, however on asking and providing proof of age we were admitted free as over 70.
    Several staterooms to see and auxiliary exhibitions. Lots of information to read about the old monarchy and also about the architects.
    Quite a lot of construction going on in the grounds and did not visit the art galleries as of little interest.
    Some beautiful views across the city and especially the parliament building. Looks magnificent in sunshine and when illuminated at night.
    Written January 21, 2023
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  • Raintree_Thailand
    Bangkok, Thailand3,299 contributions
    Historic hilltop neighborhood rebuilt after WWII. Includes the sprawling castle complex. The "reconstruction" after WWII has continued to the present, resulting in a somewhat confusing mix of structures. The area is currently undergoing a lot of conversion of buildings into high-rent offices and flats, which is quite controversial. The best views of the hilltop grandeur is from afar, looking up at the hill from a distance.
    Written January 7, 2023
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  • Dhritiman_B
    Eindhoven, The Netherlands31 contributions
    Chain bridge was one of the major attractions which pulled us there. Thanks to some bollywood sequences. However there was a heart break when we realized no pedestrians are allowed on this bridge. No worries, we took to the otherside through bus and took the snaps and let this unfulfilled wish a "to do" for the next trip. Another let down was, due to ongoing renovations, the lights were off during the night. Thus the major beauty of this bridge during night was lost :(
    Written January 13, 2023
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  • Cara R
    3 contributions
    It was incredibly interesting and a very unique experience. I highly recommend it. It was great that the tour lasted an hour so we could get on with our day without it feeling like it consumed the holiday. Really great, emotional displays and an incredibly sad history. Good value for money and an impressive tour with lots to see. It was incredible how many real items were there and seeing the actual machines and items used in real life. The wax figurines were of high quality and tastefully done. The medical helicopter and jeep were excellent surprises. My only criticism is that our tour was off to a bad start because the guide just walked off with the group and left us and no one had said how to access the lockers or what we needed to put in. We were struggling to use them as we needed a Euro but we had HUF only in Notes and the sign at the entrance said no jackets but bags ok but we later realised this meant no coats in the lockers!!! No-one helped us and it was very embarrassing. We had to catch up with the rest of the group inside the underground hospital having missed some of the introduction and the elderly staff member seemed really annoyed with us for not knowing what to do. Two of them just watched us struggle with frustration. As we had booked an English speaking tour, someone should have said this is where you can put your belongings and this is what you need to put in. However, the overall experience saved itself.
    Written January 14, 2023
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  • Sam M
    London, UK2 contributions
    Stunning location set within the wine cellar of the Hilton Hotel. Must book in advance! We were very lucky with a cancellation to get in as a group of four. 6 wines tasted across red, white and sweet dessert from across Hungary. Host was friendly and explained each perfectly.
    Written December 19, 2022
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  • Tommo
    Melbourne, Australia48,124 contributions
    The Hungarian National Gallery was established in 1957 as the national art museum.

    Its in an elevated position in Buda Castle and waterfront and the large green dome can be seen fromsome distance.

    Quite an impressive historical building.
    Written January 28, 2023
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  • Raintree_Thailand
    Bangkok, Thailand3,299 contributions
    This tasteful statue of St. Stephen was erected in 1906 and stands facing Mathias church, signifying that, as king, Stephen accepted the authority of the church.
    Written January 6, 2023
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  • thomas h
    2 contributions
    This museum is a hidden gem and a must visit in Budapest. You can also enjoy the exquisite city view from the attic. On top of it all, it is free!!!
    Written October 18, 2022
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  • Mike H
    Phoenix, AZ2,036 contributions
    We saw this place on the tour of the Castle District and returned when it was over. This is a small place but they had a short magic show and then a small museum. It is worth the visit.
    Written January 6, 2023
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  • Maggi713
    Baltimore, MD11,932 contributions
    This funicular, which first opened in 1870, is the second oldest funicular of its kind in the world. A system of weights and counterweights is used to help to raise the carriages up and down the hill. The funicular is the fastest way to get to the top of Castle Hill and is exceedingly popular because of its panoramic views out across the Danube. They actually slowed down the ascent so that passengers would have more time to enjoy the ride and the views
    Written November 15, 2022
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  • Docs On Vacay
    Malaysia2,530 contributions
    Neo-Renaissance architectural marvels with views of Budapest.
    I really loved the sights here. Castle Garden Bazaar, built in the late 19th century, was part of the journey to Buda Castle, and it made for a most memorable walk.
    Written January 6, 2023
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  • Sandra M
    Henderson, NV368 contributions
    So much detail on this fountain & I don't remember the whole tale our guide told us about King Matthias. Certainly one of the things to be seen while in Budapest. We walked around the area.
    Written September 8, 2022
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