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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. By using our Budapest itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar) and other attractions in Budapest.
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TripAdvisor
  • This castle is located just next to the heroes square. And you can easily walk to it. Going inside the building you need to pay a tickets since there an exhibition inside. We did not find this exhibit...  more »
  • The castle is situated in a very lovely place, with many options and attractions aside from the castle itself. Vidam park is right beside it and on weekends have many activities as I saw classes for t...  more »
  • We loved this castle and spend ages walking around the grounds and enjoying the view. It's a beautiful setting and in the winter has a real ice rink next to it. Amazing architecture, shame there was n...  more »
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  • Very beautiful place. I visited it during some kind of festival and there was people and shops everywhere, but still the building is superb.
  • Lovely old castle right next to the baths and the zoo. The museum inside isn't really worth the money, stick to looking from outside.
  • Wonderful architecture on the exterior of this beautiful castle. It is lit up nicely at night time.
  • Castle was not open when we visited. I expected to go in. It's worth seeing to take a picture, but don't plan to spend more than 30 minutes here.
  • Located near Hösök tere this castle has a beautiful architecture, there is also a museum that you can visit