Visegrad Citadel, Visegrad

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Enjoy some of the best views of the scenic Borzsony Hills and the winding Danube from atop Visegrad Citadel. The fortress served as the storehouse for the Hungarian crown jewels from the time of its completion in 1249 until 1440. Climb the stairs within and notice the solid rock walls and surrounding moats. Check out the displays on falconry and traditional regional occupations near the east gate. If you choose to walk, chose from two paths: one that begins near Solomon’s Tower and leads you through the woods, and another, less-steep route leaving from the town center. Both paths are fairly demanding, so consider taking the city bus up for an easier trip. Use our Visegrad trip planner to add Visegrad Citadel and other attractions to your Visegrad vacation plans.
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  • The fortress is interesting for its history and what is preserved, as well as some of the Museum. The views from the Hill of the fortress are very good. Very nice travel by car from Budapest, including several locations near the fortress.
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  • It is a nice place Good view point It is good only if you Happened to be in he area and need to walk an it Have small kids that will enjoy the horse riding in a circle or shooting arrows  more »
  • The prospect of an absolute beautiful, anyway this is the main plus. However, the castle itself is small, neglected, and the exhibition is not very meaningful. The entrance is in the view of the Commissioner.
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  • Well worth the climb up which is about an hour or half an hour depending on how quickly you move. No gear is necessary except good shoes and water. You can drive up also but there is pay-parking. The castle is about an hour visit but can be more if you're passionate. There is a fee to enter it but a large discount for students (-50%).
  • The stunning views over the Danube bend are probably the most attractive part of the Visegrad Castle. In the last year's, the complex has been developed and became much more attractive then it was, with some interesting exhibitions. But a lot of the complex is actually rebuilt, and not original.
  • Historical place with great view on the surrounding area. In the castle you can also see an interesting exhibition about it's history.
  • Beautiful historic place, it is a must see if you want to visit something outside the capital. The view from the castle on the Danube Bend is pure amazing!!!
  • Great and super lookout. I went there with a scooter from Budapest it was an awesome trip to remember

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