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Cool music will play from here. It was free in off season to walk around it. Not sure when they... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
RobeeeZ
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Detroit, Michigan
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Lovely views over the city

Such a lovely place from an architectural point of view, but it also has lovely views over the... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2018
BiSMitic
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Belgrade, Serbia
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14 Dec 2018
“Lovely views over the city”
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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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Castle Hill / Ovaros ter, Veszprem, Hungary
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Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: November 2018
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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.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank orybea
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

Date of experience: September 2017
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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.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank beabrigi
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.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank RobeeeZ
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

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Uriel A
Reviewed 23 August 2016

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

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank mbalazsVeszprem
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.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Széll C
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

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Leo G
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.

Date of experience: August 2015
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