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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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“royal palace” (63 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Szent Gyorgy ter, Budapest 1014, Hungary
District I / Buda
+36 1 458 3000
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Reviewed today via mobile

Visit during the day to enjoy the romantic views and the wonderful architecture. Then fine on the Danube and see the castle lit up after dark. Very awe inspiring!! You can easily walk up the hill but other transportation is available. We walked up twice...More

Thank GrumpyOldMan57
Reviewed yesterday

As some other reviews have said this area is in the process of being restored. Would definitely recommend a walk around the castle but the best feature is the views and photo opportunities.

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed yesterday

The Buda castle in its original for is centuries old. It has retained its place over time. The castle has be renovated and restored to give it the current charming structure that we see today.

Thank pamyam18
Reviewed 2 days ago

Everyone who goes to Budapest needs to go up Castle Hill but the Castle itself is largely empty and was not really used by royalty. The Germans replaced the windows with plastic ones. However, the Castle gardens are quite pretty and worth visiting. You can...More

Thank Sharon V
Reviewed 2 days ago

Possible to be a little challenged by the size of this building but it contains wealth of interesting sights and you can always pick and choose. Free entry with Budapest Card

Thank Philip L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When I first visited many years ago not much of the castle was open and it was quite rundown. Gradually more is being revealed and renovated with the stables being next and indeed underway right now. Worth a visit for the history and great views...More

Thank ozpd70
Reviewed 3 days ago

The complex is on the hill which houses the ruins of the old fort, the new buildings flanking it, the Fisherman's Bastion, Matthis church, the various statues and fountains all in a walking distance. Worth a few hours. Also splendid views of the city and...More

Thank uppalrajesh
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice place, the view is very beautiful. there were a lot of people standing in line to the funicular

Thank Oshrid
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited the Castle today you can access by foot or we chose the smaller vehicle official buds castle ride, cost around 10aud but you can have up to 3 rides so up and down and another stop between the castle enclosure, beautiful photos can...More

Thank jody262016
Reviewed 4 days ago

Another stunning building with so much to see if you have the time. Endless works of art. It reminded me a little of Buckingham Palace - particularly its courtyard. Magnificent domes, elaborate pillars and lovely statutes

Thank Jak Jak G
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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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
15 May 2017|
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Response from Pierre P | Reviewed this property |
I was there in January and it doesn't seem to be a seasonal or summer operation. It was open and with plenty of visitors. I can't know for sure for November, but I was told that January is their slowest month for tourism... More