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Lovingly restored after being reduced to rubble during World War II, this picturesque area is located in the heart of medieval Budapest, which is characterized by cobblestone streets, narrow alleys and lovely squares surrounded by baroque and...more
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Szent Gyorgy Ter, Budapest 1014, Hungary
District I / Buda
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This gorgeous parliament building is not to be missed: taking the tour gives great background on the importance of its 96 archways, its 96 steps...no spoiling the surprise here! Quick tip: take the little elevator if you have walking/climbing issues, otherwise you will trek to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joegoblue1949
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Definitely worth a visit, as you get fantastic views of the city. Don’t let people sell you tickets for a bus/funicular! There are lifts on all sides, most of them free, so if you don’t want to walk all the way up (which doesn’t take...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EmilyHeatherMaher
Reviewed yesterday

usually covered in tourists so be wary it will be busy. totally worth seeing, sometimes there is markets around the area

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jessicacU8465QP
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very nice place. Especially liked the location and kind of evening! Mandatory place to visit tourists!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Steavenn43
Reviewed 3 days ago

Follow one of the zig-zag paths up the hill from the riverside, or take the beautiful old funicular railway, or one of the lifts to the top of castle hill. Here is the former royal palace with its great museums and spectacular views of Pest...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SHDC-Dancer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Getting up there by cable train you do not expect all the things U are going to see...be surprised. Ir's more than worth it

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank coentje39
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth seeing and a nice walk up to the castle with lots to see on the hill itself. Very pretty with it's cobbled streets and fabulous view of Budapest

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank welshdragon44
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only saw this from the outside during the day but it is so beautiful. And during the night it is lit absolutely perfectly. We loved it. Also the view from there of the Parliament and the whole Budapest is a big plus.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ana-donovici
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely area of the city and a must see. The National Museum is very well set up and very interesting. The views of the city are stunning from the overlooks. The nearby streets are full of fascinating buildings, not least the church...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank E158SOJohnD
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Budapest Castle Hill 💕👍 especially late evening watching the sunset and the city lights illuminating the city and the river. We spent hours just walking around taking photos and enjoying the views and fireworks on New Year’s Eve . So! That’s a wondrous Yeah from...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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District I / Buda
The historical center to a city with a multifarious
and intricate past, Buda has some of the most
outstanding buildings in Europe and an enviable
natural landscape with stunning views onto the Danube.
Centered around the Royal Palace, it provides a
glimpse into the golden years of the Austro-Hungarian
empire and the lives led by the aristocracy at the
time. Matthias Church, beside the palace, hosted many
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July 30, 2018|
Response from jktravel7 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know anything about this festival. So sorry
June 23, 2017|
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Response from Derek S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry there was no artist. There when we went it was far too cold
May 10, 2017|
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I didn't notice the Primark store. Use Google maps for directions as it worked well for us.