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Fire Tower (Tuztorony)

Castle Hill / Ovaros ter, Veszprem, Hungary
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It is great to walk up and see the city from above. From the tower there is a nice tune in dvery... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
Beata O
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Balatonfured, Hungary
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Originally built as a watchtower to protect the castle gate

The Fire Tower at the entrance of the Castle was originally built as a watchtower to protect the... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Erzs_bet_S274887
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Budapest, Hungary
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The imposing town symbol features a musical clock that plays a popular tune every hour and a fire station, built in the early 1800s.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average24%
  • Poor0%
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6 Jul 2018
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22 Oct 2017
“Originally built as a watchtower to protect the castle gate”
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Castle Hill / Ovaros ter, Veszprem, Hungary
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

It is great to walk up and see the city from above. From the tower there is a nice tune in dvery hour, composed by Antal Csermak.

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

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

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Reviewed 30 May 2017

You can see this tower from everywhere. You can visit it also and go on the top but you can also see it from underneath also. It is one of the symbols of Veszprém.

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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

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.

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

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

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Nice look to the historical city. Sometimes closed on weekends to, so first look it up to the opening hours.

Thank mbalazsVeszprem
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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Check this tower if you don't mind narrow snail-stairs:) it cost 600Huf/adult, and the prize contain a small historical overview of the castle at the other side of the road above the souvenirs shop.

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Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

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

1  Thank Leo G
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Reviewed 4 August 2015

Not very special, it is not too high, and even if you climb to the top there are not too much see. The ground part is from the 13. century.

Thank 545medva
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Reviewed 15 July 2014

+ Nice panorama from the top, inside the tower historical photographs of Veszprem. - Not comfortable to buy ticket.

Thank Viktoria V
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