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Visegrad Citadel

Varhegy, Visegrad 2025, Hungary
+36 26 398 101
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The historic stronghold, built between 1245-1255 A.D., guarded the Royal Crown for more than 200 years.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Varhegy, Visegrad 2025, Hungary
+36 26 398 101
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing old fortress. Looking at it from a distance does not do it justice. You must enter and walk/climb around and explore. The views are breathtaking and worth every sore muscle it took to get there. I suggest taking a car/taxi up to the...More

1  Thank Suzi S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Picture perfect Disney feel on a nice summer August day. We took train from Budapest to Visegrad, and a boat ride afterwards we started an easy trek uphill to the Citadel. Great views of the Danube from the Citadel. There is a wax museum, which...More

Thank Rasika A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner & I enjoyed the long way up by foot from our hotel. Going uphill on steep roads. It was exhausting but fun. It took us roughly about an hour (from Thermal Hotel Visegrad) The scenery is absolutely magnificent, and walking around the ruins...More

Thank Tijana V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Access: 40-50 minutes drive from Budapest on road 11. Road to Castle is clearly marked after entering Visegrad. Parking: 2 parking lots for cca 3-4 eur / day , one of them very close to the castle. There are parking places, if you travel with...More

Thank bcsati
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nice 40 minutes hike but the place is not so preserved. The view is amazing and it makes the visit worth it.

Thank viajandoprachuchu
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Not to denigrate all the wonderful churches we've seen in the last few days, but this other side of Hungary's history is definitely a refreshing change. Much of the castle is in it's original state (or has been renovated so it appears to be). If...More

1  Thank Chris D
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Four of my family were in Budapest for a family wedding. We stayed at Hotel Honti and could see Visegrad Citadel from there. The road to it is very steep and then there are steps and more steps. The castle ruins are well-maintained and have...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 5 September 2017

its really quite city with lot of nature, trees, flowers and hills. and i had delicious food specially the Hungarian soup.

1  Thank emangogo
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

My Hungarian friends met us at the base of this mountain,we took a ferry across the river to reach the base that alone was an experience.The drive up was amazing the view is so Beautyful.Its a good hike up the steps to get up to...More

1  Thank rickcardo
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

I was desperate to visit visegrad as it was a royal seat of power and an example of castle architecture in Hungary. I was not disappointed that compared to the great castles of Western Europe it is pretty crude in design and build as that...More

1  Thank Mel B
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Soumitro B
10 March 2016|
Response from devilke | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The Citadell is part of it originally, but that is he best view spot there in the area so they chagre for going up to the tower. Once it is worth going there so you see it, but there is a spectacular view anyways from... More