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Buda Castle

Szent Gyorgy ter, Budapest 1014, Hungary
+36 1 458 3000
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Destroyed by fire in World War II, this imposing 13th-century palace was rebuilt with modern interiors while incorporating hidden walls and medieval structures that remained hidden over the centuries.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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“national gallery” (122 reviews)
“history museum” (35 reviews)
“royal palace” (65 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Szent Gyorgy ter, Budapest 1014, Hungary
District I / Buda
+36 1 458 3000
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Reviewed yesterday

Very beautiful place. The Parlament looks majestic from here. Amazing views of the city from the castle

Thank stevenbsutton
Reviewed yesterday

Fabulous, Imposing and Spectacular.......what a treat people have when they visit the Castle. Don't delay......visit this beautiful tourist spot. You will not be disappointed.

Thank debsmillen66
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Interesting place to visit. Beautiful views. This castle and the surrounding area are definitely worth a visit when in Budapest.

Thank jadelb
Reviewed 3 days ago

See the wonderful views from this area, Get a chimney cake from a street seller. We happened to be there for the changing of the guard a great show.

Thank lunamoon51
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a walk around. Lovely architecture,great views over the river and also best views are when you are on the boat looking towards the castle absolutely stunning

Thank Sandie M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You'll visit this one at the top of Buda. It's a nice building within nice grounds but ultimately it's nowhere near as beautiful as the other famous builds.

Thank Jamie P
Reviewed 5 days ago

This castle is certainly the jewel in the crown of the extensive castle district, and well worth the time and effort to explore.

Thank dr_iggy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were very under whelmed and there are much better buildings and architecture to visit in the city than here. No way as old as others in Europe and if you are pushed for time then it’s something that could be skipped in lieu of...More

1  Thank AshBush
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful serene building but really just part of the bigger picture. You can't go in so you just see the outside and there is much more to see on the whole hill.

Thank Leslie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful area and views of the city. (We enjoyed the Starbucks, too) Be prepared to walk a lot of stairs.

Thank Karen W
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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Susan C
27 September 2017|
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Response from luckyumukoro | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to pay If l remember correctly and l did not walk around the building at night so l do not really know if it is safe to do so at night or not.
15 August 2017|
Response from jody262016 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure but there is extensive renovations happening at the moment
15 August 2017|
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Response from Lisa B | Reviewed this property |
Hi It's not like America, it's not that busy. You can get the tickets whilst you are there but if you really want a great experience then contact your hotel and ask them to book a personal tour guide for you. Ask for an... More