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Review of Visegrad Citadel

Visegrad Citadel
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$521.02*
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Danube Bend Full-Day Private Tour From Budapest
Ranked #1 of 9 things to do in Visegrad
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The historic stronghold, built between 1245-1255 A.D., guarded the Royal Crown for more than 200 years.
Reviewed October 14, 2013

It is a great little destination with a lots of history. Beautiful view from the top. Take change with you thou (Forint) because everything cost extra around here. The ticket for the panoptikum cost more. Our friend wanted to try to shoot a bow and arrow, that was 200Ft. There is a horse for kids to go around on and a little goodie stand. Parking is extra as well.

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Reviewed October 9, 2013

Enjoy the view of Visegrad and the Danube River , not for people who are afraid of heights.Great for people who like to take photographs.

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Reviewed October 3, 2013

I walked up to the Citadel from Visegrad, picking up the trail from behind the church. It was a 45 minute walk up with quite a good path and it was well worth the effort. There is small entry fee to the Citadel, it had fantastic views of Visegrad, Kagymaros, the Danube and surrounding countryside. There is a small museum inside. I did a circular walk and came down via the Lower Castle, this route is rather steep at certain parts and could be slippery. For those with a car, there is a car park at the base of the citadel.

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Reviewed September 24, 2013

The walking trail provides a good work out (we are in our late70s), there is also road access, The experience at the top is superb with great displays on the history of the early Hungarian kings. The view of the Danube Bend is superb.

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Reviewed September 21, 2013

I took a regular city bus from the Ujpest Metro station. It was quite crowded and made innumerable stops. I wasn't quite sure where to get off as there are several stops in Visegrad. I got off in from of the Renaissance Restaurant and Tower. It perhaps would have been betterto ascend the mountain to the castle from the next stop, Kiraly Muzeum.
I waslked up the road to the moutain and it was far longer than if I had taken the foot path that starts in the village ( that is the one I chose to descend and was glad I did despite it being quite steep & rocky).
Best advice - get off at the Muzeum stop and head to the Information booth for he best routes. Clearly I took the wrong one! But, that said, the views of the Danube were spectacular and there were a couple of restaurants on the way. The castle is worht the trouble of climbing up there for its historic value ( residence at points ofr the kings and despoitory of the Crown of St Stephen.
If you're not fit for an ambitious hike up a 1000 foot peak, then take a tour and make it easy for yourself. But there are still stairs to climb once at the summit in order to visit the fortress. Not at all handicapped accesible.
When I descended to the village I noted there were several nice restaurant options. I chose one near the bus stop in a tourist coplex housing the information office and displays of medieval arts along with a very good cafeteria style restaurant with excellent Huingarian ciusine at a very reasonable price, That is where I ate and they have very nice seating in and outside and onjly steps away from the bus back to Budapest.

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