Castle Hill, Budapest

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Scenic medieval walking area Castle Hill is known for its picturesque streets, Baroque buildings, and historical sites. On the Buda side of this capital city, hike or take the funicular to the top of the hill. See the Royal Palace, Matthias Church, Mary Magdalene Tower, and Vienna Gate, among other major landmarks. Take in extraordinary views over the Danube from the Fisherman's Bastion, or discover Hungarian art at the National Gallery. Explore the cobblestone streets and charming squares lined with houses that were restored after near-destruction in World War II. A visit to Castle Hill represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Budapest trip site to plot your vacation.
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  • Nice building, unfortunately not. If you have the Budapest map you can make free use of the van that rides up. Will save you anyway €7,-pp. If exhibits are you can go in, that we had done. Beautiful view of the city!
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  • Great views of the buildings and castle. Quite the hike to get up but worth it to get the museums and the Fisherman's Bastion. One side you can see Buda with the beautiful hills and Pest with Parlimen...  more »
  • We took the cable car up to castle hill. It’s a lovely walk around the grounds and you can pay to go inside the main building (I think there was art work inside). We got some beautiful photos of both ...  more »
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