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Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar)
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$45.02*
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Budapest All in One Walking Tour
Ranked #40 of 595 things to do in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Built in 1896 for the Millennial celebrations, this large complex houses 21 exact replicas of the most magnificent and historic buildings of Hungary.
Reviewed April 24, 2013

Vajdahunyad Castle is located not far from Hosok Tere (Heroes Square). It was built between 1896-1908. The castle feature copies of several landmark buildings from different parts of Hungary & various time periods: Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque.
The main building is the agricultural museum, the biggest agricultural museum in Europe. We did not go in so we can't comment on the exhibit.

The statue of Anonymus is displayed in the castle court. We visited in winter therefore the water surrounding the castle was all dried up. I can only imagine, it must have been beautiful in summer when the lake is full of water. The area is very pleasant to walk around and if you have a chance, why not visit Szechenyi thermal bath across the road to relax.

Thank nonique99
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Reviewed April 16, 2013

...but it does LOOK more like a fairy tale castle. If you're up by Hero's Square, it's silly not to visit. And on a beautiful day it might be nice to have a picnic lunch in the surrounding park.

Thank Bruce H
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Reviewed April 2, 2013

We wandered round the castle area, visited the Jak Church but due to lack of time, did not go into the museum. The Statue of Anonymous which is next door to the church is an amazing piece of work and it's nice to stroll around the cobbled area. Will go back to go inside the castle for a proper tour on next visit.

Thank Sissy55
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Reviewed March 10, 2013

Yeah, that's right.
It looks like a fairy tale castle. And it is, sort of... .
This beautiful castle lies within a stunning park with a nice lake with exhibitions displayed in it and not far from the famous Széchenyi baths.
Give yourself at least 2 hours to explore the castle from the outside and wander through the park.

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Reviewed March 6, 2013

I found the castle by accident, but it was a pleasant surprise! Hidden from the city rush, Vajdahunyad Castle is surrounded by a small lake and quiet garden, is a great place to go for a wall and relax. It reminded me of the Transylvanian castles, hidden in the fog but charismatically beautiful.

1  Thank InesRCunha
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