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Sandor Palace

Szent Gyorgy ter 1-2., Budapest 1014, Hungary
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Szent Gyorgy ter 1-2., Budapest 1014, Hungary
District I / Buda
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

This is the residence of the President and is located at the top next to Buda Castle where the funicular is located. You will see there are always military soldiers guarding the palace and you are welcome to take photographs, but you won't be able...More

1  Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We went to view Sandor Palace by accident really, we were walking from the Castle to the Bastion and in-between we see Sandor Palace. It’s a true spectacle and we got there just in time for the military procession!

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Reviewed 24 June 2017

Nicely reconstructed palec, where the Hungarian president resides. You can reach it easily with the Buda hill funicular.

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately, we did not see the changing of the guard, and there wasn't much to see, but seeing the residence of a head of state is always interesting.

Thank Julie A
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Get the funicular railway to the top for midday to see the guard. As an ex reservist it was interesting to see. But the drill is not a patch on the British Army. Seeing the guards in the sentry box put their issue shades on...More

1  Thank TeleOp
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Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

This is next to Buda castle and on the top of the Buda Hill. Protected by a good few century guards I was told that this is the presidential office. Worth looking at as it's a very nice building

Thank Dc11yer
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Reviewed 14 December 2016

I was very interested about this building as it is where the changing of the guards happens. The design of the building is also pretty cool with a little Roman inspiration with the triangle rooftop design.

1  Thank Steve R
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

It's call a palace but as special as ones like the Parliament. However, you can find many guards protecting this building, because this is where the president lives. Not much to watch, but if you happen to pass by on time, try to watch the...More

Thank Jung-Pil C
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

When you get off the funicular, the Buda Castle is in your left, Sandor Palace is on your right. This is the official residence of the Hungarian, and the site of the changing of the guard. Once a month, on a Saturday, there is a...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2016

Two serious looking guards in very small guard shacks. Great location. Not too fancy for a presidential palace.

Thank Ron T
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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
...More
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