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Such a lovely place from an architectural point of view, but it also has lovely views over the city. You can have a guided tour of the Old City that would include the Tower as well, but we had arranged for a self-guided tour. You...More
The Fire Tower at the entrance of the Castle was originally built as a watchtower to protect the castle gate. The tower survived the Turkish wars, The eartquake in 1810 strongly damaged it. During the reconstruction the watchtower became a fire tower
as well. It...More
Cool music will play from here. It was free in off season to walk around it. Not sure when they charge if you can actually go in it. Thick castle type wall a foot thick in a couple sides with wood Boardwalk.
The Fire Tower as its name implies towers high above the city on the Castle Hill. It is beautiful by itself and provides excellent panoramic view over the city.
Be warned though, reaching it is through some structures that need maintenance. If you are limited...More
I've been to many European cities and visited many castles but this fire tower is my favorite so far believe it or not. It's only because it makes piano music melody by Hungarian composer every hour. The first time I heard music was from the...More