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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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  • Castle Hill has Buda Castle (now a variety of museums - one art, one history and another one I can't remember) and also Matthias Church and the Fisherman's Bastion. You can walk up or get the funicula...  more »
  • Of nice walks with a very nice view on the surroundings. Possibility to access by bus or funicular or climb on foot.
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  • Imposing structure, very well maintained beautiful Castle when all dusk light up all the lights that light up this structure making it even more fascinating. Spectacular view over the whole city. A must see ...
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