Castle Quarter (Budapest, Hungary) Reviews
Newest Review: ... Up there, we choose to miss the neo-Baroque Buda Castle (apparently, it was never inhabited by the Hungarian royalty) which, although containing excellent collections of art, will take too much time of our single Budapest day. One of the best reasons to go up the castle hill is for the views it affords towards the Pest, and particularly the wedding-cake of the Parliament raising in its neo-Gothic splendour from the river bank. Somewhat reminiscent of the London's Houses of Parliament, the Hungarian Parliament building was designed by Imre Steindl and opened in 1896, on the thousandth anniversary of Hungarian state (which was then a semi... more
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by - written on 23/11/11 (Very useful, 11 readings)
First settled in the 13th century, when Hungarians moved across the river to escape the Mongol attacks, the Castle Hill became a location of king Bela's keep and following that, numerous other castles and palaces. Buda Castle Hill is one of the most interesting and attractive for sight-seers parts of Budapest, with many historical buildings, viewpoints eating and drinking places. It's also a bit of a tourist trap, and thus perhaps not the best place for a good value refuelling stop, but worth the visit nevertheless. The normal touristy way up the Castle Hill is using the funicular, but as this is not included in the family travel card we bought earlier and ... Read the complete review
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