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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. Arrange to visit Castle Hill and other attractions in Budapest using our Budapest tour planner.
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  • Very beautiful buildings. The view of the rest of the city and the Danube is incredible. Climb with the cable car (value = 4 euros) but worth to descend on foot (10 minutes walking). Also impressive changing of the guard.
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  • The most beautiful place to overhang the two cities of Buda and Pest. A piece of history concentrated in a few hundred square meters. Get there foot or by funicular. I don't care! If it's sunny, you'll have the best views of Budapest.
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  • A night view of the Royal Palace, Fisherman's bastion, Budapest's landmark is the Cathedral, which includes macasi. During the day and walk at night rather than go to the heart of Budapest, you can see all the sights at night when you are ecstatic to see that thinking is enough beautiful places.
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