Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), Budapest

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With building styles ranging from Romanesque to Gothic Renaissance to Baroque, Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar) provides a visual depiction of the country's architectural history. Built in 1896 as part of the Millennial Exhibition celebrating 1,000 years since the Hungarian Conquest, it hosts festivals and concerts in the courtyard, and houses the Hungarian Agricultural Museum. Entrance to the main courtyard is free, but you must purchase tickets to explore the museum inside the castle. Add Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar) and other attractions to your Budapest trip itinerary using our Budapest trip planner .
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  • Once you went to Heroes square using the M1 historic metro, please walk into the park and admire this beautiful caste, situated on a small island inside the park. It is in very beautiful condition and...  more »
  • The Vajdahunyad Castle stands in the Városliget Park on the eastern shore of the Lake in close proximity to the Jaki Chapel. From the Metro station Hősök Tere from man on foot in less than eight minutes here. The Castle designed in 1896 on the occasion of the celebration of the Millennium of the Hungarian Empire under Árpád of the Hungarian architect Ignác Alpár. The castle-like building complex with a castle gate, angle towers, Gables and battlements, built in the medieval style, served the Budapest Millennium exhibition in 1896. In addition to the successful architecture we have looked at here are some monuments and the chapel. To wander around and look at a perfect place. We liked to be here.
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  • I had planned to see this after researching Budapest and it tied in with my trip to Szechenyi baths and Hösök Tere (Heroes Square). When I spotted it I got a little excited but when I went in (free to...  more »
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  • Very beautiful place to visit, the architecture is amazing. We did not go inside, but looking at the other reviews I don't regret it at all. There is also a small lake and a park next to it, so it's perfect to spend some time outside while you are there. Would recommend to visit it if you are traveling to Budapest.
  • An incredibly picturesque castle right in the middle of city park. There is a lake in front of it that has a nice restaurant and where you can rent pedal boats by the hour. The castle was built out of wood, cardboard and paper for the millennial celebration but was so popular that it was reconstructed out of brick and stone a few years later. The grounds are gorgeous. You can tour two of the towers and it contains the agricultural museum. Don't miss seeing it (I didn't see the museum or take the tours).
  • Attended an outdoor summer concert here. Lovely courtyard setting with a huge plane tree over the stage. With the evening breeze the leaves of the tree seemed to be moving in time to the music. A magical setting.
  • This is definitely one of the best castle I've ever seen in Europe. Located in a lovely park and every building here are so gorgeous. Most tourists don't come here but I really recommend everyone to take a walk around its neighborhood.
  • Beautiful place to visit. It has the museum of agriculture in it. Also check out the statue of Anonymous. It has a beautiful lake around it with small bridges. Also next to it you can check out the rink. This place has a great view from there. :)
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