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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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  • The entrance to the castle is easily from Gellert Hill. Beautiful views on the Pest and parliament. It is easy to catch on the changing of the guard at the palace Sandor (a fun attraction for children...  more »
  • We rode that hop on hop off bus to the Buda Side of the river. We then walked up to the top of the hill to see the castle. The walk is only 10 minutes and not that bad. At the top of the hill you can ...  more »
  • The Hill of the Castle offer a beautiful point of view on the city, the architecture is interesting even if the castle is a reconstruction after the second world war, strong point the bastion of fishermen, the Cathedral, the coffee of Sissi with its pastries, the cellars underground, the hospital bunker and to complete the funicular and the House of Houdini that just opened.
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