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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
 
Private 4-Hour Tour of Budapest By Public Transport Including Danube River Cruise
"You will be picked up from your hotel and then you will take the Millennium Underground line to reach Heroes' Square before taking a scenic urban bus along Andrássy Avenue and another one up to the Castle District. En-route you will see many of the main attractions of Budapest such as Deák Square the Chain Bridge the Royal Palace and so much more. Once you return to the Danube riverbank you will then take a ride on what was voted the 7th-most-beautiful-tram-line in the world to finally take a short trip on one of the most crowded ones. From these 2 trams the Parliament building the Elisabeth Bridge and the Liberty Bridge as well as the historical centre of Budapest. Your tour finishes with a boat cruise along the Danube to admire the city's beautiful skyline from the water."
From EUR100.00
 
Private Hungarian Wine Tasting Tour of Budapest
"A wine tasting tour that is coupled with sightseeing in Budapest. Now that is a concept that cannot be refused. Coupling gastronomy the love of wine and the millennium old and beautiful history of Budapest this tour offers refreshments for your body as well as nourishment for your mind quenching a physical thirst while satisfying a more intellectual appetite as well. The tours happen on foot so you can soak in both the nectar and the atmosphere that Budapest has to offer. With just a convenient amount of walking in the open air and with many stops for drinks along the way
From $98.00

Castle District - Castle Hill Tips (53)

BUDAPEST CASTLE HILL SIGHTSEEING

The Budapest Castle complex of buildings is on the west side of the Danube and perched up on Castle Hill overlooking the Danube. From the Pest side, you can stroll across the Chain Bridge, and then...
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mallyak
Dec 17, 2010

Castle Hill

Castle Hill is much more than a castle on a hill. It is actually the 13th C walled city of Buda which surrounded the castle built by King Bela IV after the Tartars had destroyed the old capital just...
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rexvaughan
Nov 08, 2005

The Castlehill Promenade (Tóth Árpád sétany)

This is a very lovely walkway along the western hillside, also in wintertime. Even though it is not marked out as a pedestrianized street on the map, I don't think cars are allowed on it, at all. The...
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RhineRoll
Dec 12, 2004

The Castle District: Castle Hill

It's not only the castle that is well worth seeing and all the other activities you can do in the Castle district such as visit museums and art galleries and churches but also the spectacular view of...
blint
Nov 21, 2004

CASTLE HILL

This is the medieval centrum for Budapest. The Romans had started a bit upstream and then the townsite centered more on the Pest side. That was indenfensible however, as the Mongols showed, in 1241,...
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mtncorg
May 21, 2005

Old Town

Old Town, or Castle District, is a historical area with Medieval streets and colourful stone houses. It is a pleasant area to walk around in. Besides the big attractions, the Matthias Church and...
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MalenaN
Mar 27, 2006

Streets in the Castle District

It is quite easy to spend an entire day walking around in the castle district and it wouldn't be a waste of time either. There are several very good looking cafes and restaurants where you can get...
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RhineRoll
Dec 12, 2004

Buildings in Karoly Korut

In front of the Zsinagoaga, in Karoly Korut, there is a wonderul building with a baroque facade and mosaics. On the facade you can see the four seasons: from the left you can se the spring, the...
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Cristian_Uluru
Jun 11, 2005

Miscellaneous pictures from the Castle District

Here are some pictures from all around the castle district.The Old Finance ministry was originally much higher and it was better decorated. Today hosts the House of the Hungarian wines and the...
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1courage
Nov 12, 2006

Equestrian statue of King Istvan

Istvan was King of the Hungarians from 1000-1038. He established Christianity in Hungary and is generally recognized as the first king of Hungary. During his reign towns and cities were expected to...
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GentleSpirit
Feb 02, 2013

Buda old town

Buda hill with its medieval structure, old houses and small town ambience was probably my favourite part of Budapest. It was a welcome change after the very busy Pest. The area is not as untouched as...
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german_eagle
Apr 03, 2010

Budapest Castle District and Hill (1/6)

I would consider four parts in the Castle District:- The city itself, with beautiful buildings and streets.- Mathias Church- The Fishermen's Bastion- Royal PalaceHere you can see pics of the city; in...
Redang
Sep 12, 2007
 
 
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Things to Do Near Budapest

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Stamp Museum - Belyemuzeum

When ever we travel, we make it a point to always seek out the local post office. Most all places we have visited, we have come home with colorful stamps from the country we visited .... Great To...
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Mucsarnok Hall of Art

The Kunsthalle is also known as the "Hall of Art," or "Palace of Art." I didn't want to visit this gallery of contemporary art, even though it displays the largest exhibition of sculptures and...
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Terror Haza - Terror Museum

An iron curtain. It sits outside Andrássy út 60. That building was the headquarters of the Arrow Cross Party (the Hungarian version of the Nazi Party) until Germany invaded in 1944. It then became...
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Great Synagogue - Central Synagogue

I visited this venerable synagogue in Budapest many years ago in the 1980s. Then, its grand interior was somewhat dilapidated. I can see from recent photographs (see attached picture) that this...
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National Museum - Magyar Nemzeti Múzeum

I thought it was a rather small collection considering it is a national museum. Though it was fairly chronological it was a bit hard to follow since so little of the exhibition had any description in...
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Holocaust Memorial - Raoul Wallenberg Memory Park

We are still at the Great Synagogue, now making my way to the back where the Raoul Wallenberg Memory Park is located. Here, I found some interesting pieces, the stand-out being the "TREE OF LIFE."...
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