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3-Hour Small Group History Tour of Buda Castle - A Kingdom of Many Nations
"Two buildings stand out on Castle Hill the oldest part of Budapest known for its narrow and cobbled streets and its baroque and Gothic facades: the massive and imposing palace on the southern tip of the hill and the coloured roof of Matthias Church in the middle with its rank steeple pointing towards the heavens.We start our tour at the palace the ancient seat of royal power. It was rebuilt extended changed
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Film Locations Tour in Budapest With a Local
"Step through time and different locations during your 3 hour private film locations tour with your local guide Claudia. This tour will show you where a number of famous and entertaining films have been shot and walk where the stars have been! You wi see some well-known places and get to know why this city is a a popular choice for filming locations. Here is your call time: 10:00 - Meet up 10:30 - Opera - Victory Evita: The phantom of the Opera 11:00 - Gozsdu Udvar: Red Heat Underworld 11:30 - Nyugati Station: Spy game Munich 12:00 - Parliament: Last Run Evita 12:30 - Gresham Palace: Spy 13:00 - Castle If you have any special requests this tour can be personalised to your taste
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Full-Day Budapest Private Tour by Car or by Public Transport with Lunch
"Your day begins in the City Park (Városliget) which is one of the most exciting parts of Budapest. The City Park is not a natural but a man-made park it can almost be called an adventure park. Along the City Park lake take a walk towards Zoo Boulevard which has plenty of monuments in store. Here you will also find the Gundel Restaurant
From EUR75.00

Buda Castle - Royal Palace Tips (163)

Buda Castle

The former Royal Castle is located on the Buda Hill overlooking the Danube, the bridges and the Pest side of Budapest. It was first completed in 1265 but destroyed or damaged several times, during the...
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MichaelFalk1969
Aug 25, 2015

Sculptures and statues.

The terrace and the courts of the palace are decorated with some nice sculptural monuments.The first and most original one sees when arriving by the funicular is the impressive "Turul" a mythological...
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breughel
Mar 15, 2015

Buda Castle.

The views on the Royal Palace from the Pest side are in daytime and at night one of the nicest castle views I know in Europe. The location on the Buda hill dominating the wide Danube is...
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breughel
Mar 15, 2015

THE DANUBE TERRACE

One of the many excellent viewpoints at Buda Castle is Danube Terrace.As it is named "Danube Terrace," you can expect wonderful views over the River Danube and the Pest side of Budapest. We happened...
balhannah
Apr 09, 2014

HABSBURG GATE & FISHING CHILDREN'S FOUNTAIN

After I had viewed the large mythical Turul bird sculpture, I decided to head down a level to what is known as the Danube Terrace.To reach this area, I first had to pass through the beautifully...
balhannah
Apr 08, 2014

MATTHIAS GATE

I loved the wrought iron Matthias Gate. Many people walked straight through without stopping, not me though, as this Gate looked like a giant Spiders web and was just too interesting to walk straight...
balhannah
Apr 07, 2014

THE HORSE HERD STATUE

The Horse-herd Statue I came across in the Western courtyard of Buda Castle. I really liked this "different" bronze statue, as it was complimented by lovely flower beds and the castle as a backdrop, -...
balhannah
Apr 05, 2014

LIONS AT BUDA CASTLE

As Lions are the symbol of Budapest, you will find many statues of Lions situated around the city.Statues of Lions abound in Buda Castle.There is the beautiful Lions' Gate, with four Lions guarding...
balhannah
Apr 05, 2014

BUDA CASTLE - THE MACE TOWER & BASTION

The location of the Ferdinand Gate of Buda Castle, is the area where some of the original medieval remnants are still standing. Buda was one of their most important western strongholds of the Turkish...
balhannah
Apr 04, 2014

BUDA CASTLE - FERDINAND GATE

We travelled by public transport to Buda castle, getting off at a bus-stop when we could see the Castle. Unfortunately, we could have gone one stop further, then the walk uphill would have been much...
balhannah
Apr 03, 2014

Buda Castle(3)

(Part 3) Buda Castle is now the home of the National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria) and the Budapest History Museum, the opening hours of the buildings of the Buda Castle is same time as the opening...
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rosequartzlover1
Jan 18, 2014

Buda castle

I went up to Buda castle from behind ,from parking area,not from the river front side.There 's the lift on Palota utca (the southeastern street outside the Castle) Actually I plan to walk to the front...
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rosequartzlover1
Jan 18, 2014
 
 
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Things to Do Near Buda Castle - Royal Palace

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Cycling

I have joined a Bicycle sightseeing tour in Budapest by Budapest Bike Breeze. We were riding with five other fellow travellers, which made the tour interactive and personal. Our guide - Márti, a 32...
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National Gallery - Magyar Nemzeti Galeria

In July, the Hungarian National Gallery is organising each Wednesday an event called “Wine Wednesday” (Borszerda), which is certainly worth attending. The event combines museum guided tours, with wine...
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Ludwig Museum - Kortars Muveszeti Muzeum

f you go to Budapest you should visit the Ludwig Museum, whisch is Hungary's largest museum of contemporary arts. Recently the most famous exhibition is The Art Of Light by Moholy-Nagy László, who was...
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National Library

The Szechenyi National Library is located at the Royal Palace. It houses the ultimate collection of Hungarian works: everything ever published in Hungary, in the Hungarian language, or referring to...
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Castle Hill (Varhegy)

The area known as Vár on top of the hill in Buda is one of the “must see” parts of the city. Vár = castle. Up there you have a whole host of things to see. It will take half a day, even without...
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Castle Theatre

Originally constructed as a Carmelite church in 1736, the building was later redesigned as a theatre following the dissolution of the order by Joseph II in 1784. For a short time it was used by a...
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Getting to Buda Castle - Royal Palace

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Szent Gyorgy ter, Budapest, Hungary, 1014

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