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“Changing of the guard”
Review of Buda Castle

Buda Castle
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$55.65*
and up
21 Hungarian Classic Tour with Free Goulash Soup in Buda Castle from Budapest
Ranked #15 of 462 things to do in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Salinas
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199 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Changing of the guard”
Reviewed November 4, 2012

We went up the Funicular for a fee and came up right next to the Palace. We saw the guards guarding the Palace at first which was sobering. We then saw the view of Pest, and it was so beautiful. At around the hour, we saw the changing of the guard, and that was an experience in itself. Just so great to see. We also walked around the ruins nearby that was just amazing to think about what was here 1000 years ago, and then the view of Pest and the rolling hills. Just a wonderful experience.

Visited October 2012
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Interesting”
Reviewed November 4, 2012

Well worth a visit for the views and photo oppurtunities. Also stalls and cafes to enjoy, flat and confortable shoes a must.

Visited October 2012
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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“Lovely place to visit”
Reviewed November 3, 2012

Enjoyed walking round the castle with its stunning statues. Well worth a visit. Wish the fountain had been working on the day of our visit

Visited October 2012
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Athens, Greece
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“A true Palace”
Reviewed November 2, 2012

The view to Budapest is amazing and gives you great photo opportunities.................................

Visited May 2012
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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“Changing of the guard”
Reviewed November 1, 2012

Very busy with lots of organised trips. Visit early in the morning for a bit more space. Saw the changing of the guard which was nice.

Visited October 2012
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