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The most important sights in the castle are the Matthias Church, the Fishermen’s Bastion and the Royal Palace. Walking along the medieval streets of the Old Town one comes across numerous historic dwellings, public buildings as well as many museums. The Castle offers wonderful panoramas of the Danube, its bridges, and of the Pest side. More...

Budapest Castle District
Budapest Castle District


Boldogkõváralja Castle


Towering over the surrounding region, the Boldogkõ Castle is the pre-eminent feature of the settlement. The oldest part of the castle is the Old Tower, built in the 13th century. More...

Boldogkőváralja Castle
Boldogkőváralja Castle


Eger Castle


Eger is the seat of Heves County; thanks to its picturesque setting, historic atmosphere, its monuments and its wines, it is a favourite destination for tourists. Its most famous monument is the 13th century castle, which is one of the ...  More...

Eger Castle
Eger Castle


Miskolc - Diósgyőr Castle


The old-city part of Miskolc occupies a relatively small area, however its outlying areas (Lillafüred, Miskolctapolca, Szentlélek and Diósgyor) and the surrounding mountains also have numerous sights to offer. More...

Miskolc - Diósgyor Castle
Miskolc - Diósgyor Castle


Sárospatak Castle


Located in the northern part of Hungary, about 70 km northeast of Miskolc, the historic town of Sárospatak is one of the most popular tourist places in the region. Both the development of the town, and the strengthening of its ...  More...

Sárospatak Castle
Sárospatak Castle


Veszprém Castle


The majority of the city’s sights are concentrated in the castle-quarter, which developed along the 500m long castle-hill. Most of the castle’s buildings now have a Baroque façade; of the fortification built between the 10th-11th centuries, only the protective wall ...   More...

Veszprém Castle
Veszprém Castle


Visegrád Castle


Located in the Danube Bend, about 40 kilometers north of Budapest, the small picturesque town of Visegrád is famous for its medieval royal fortress ensemble: the royal palace, the Solomon’s tower and the citadel. More...

Visegrád Castle
Visegrád Castle


Sárvár Castle


Sárvár’s main tourist attraction is the Nádasdy castle. The castle was probably built in the 16th century in the Italian Renaissance style.  More...

Sárvár Castle
Sárvár Castle


Sirok Castle


Located on the northern part of Hungary, on the eastern edge of the Mátra Mountains, the small village of Sirok is famous its medieval castle ruins. More...

Sirok Castle
Sirok Castle


Pécsvárad Castle


Pécsvárad
is located in the southern part of Transdanubia, about 16 km northeast of Pécs. Pécsvárad’s main tourist attraction is its castle, which was a former Benedictine Abbey. More...

Pécsvárad Castle
Pécsvárad Castle


Várpalota Castle


The Várpalota’s main tourist feature is the medieval castle standing in the middle of its main square; it currently houses Hungary’s only Museum of Chemistry. More...

Várpalota Castle
Várpalota Castle


Siklós Castle


Siklós
is located in the southern part of Transdanubia, about 30 km south of Pécs. Its medieval castle dominating the town, was built on the hilltop, and is one of Hungary's best-preserved castles from the Middle Ages. More...

Siklós Castle
Siklós Castle


Szerencs Castle


The town’s main attraction is the castle. The main building of the complex – the inner-castle – forms a rectangular block, with a gate flanked by square towers on the south side, leading to the outer-castle.  More...

Szerencs Castle
Szerencs Castle


Kisvárda Castle


Kisvárda Castle, the town’s most popular tourist feature, was built in the 15th century. At the beginning, and during the second half, of the 16th century, it was enlarged – thereby increasing its fortress-like character. More....

Kisvárda Castle
Kisvárda Castle


The historical town of Esztergom lies about 50 km north-west of Budapest. The reconstructed former Royal Palace from south of the Basilica was the royal residence until 1256, when the capital moved to Buda. The building became later the archbishop’s seat and now houses the Castle Museum. More...

Esztergom Castle
Esztergom Castle


Hollóko is one of Hungary’s most popular attractions. Hollóko village was added to UNESCO World Heritage List in 1987. The Castle of Hollóko was built in the 13th century. More....

Holloko Castle
Holloko Castle


The town of Gyula is situated on the southeastern part of the Hungarian Great Plain, an important border-crossing point between Hungary and Romania. The main tourist attractions of the town are the fortress and the Thermal bath. More...

Gyula Castle
Gyula Castle
 


Füzér Castle

The royal castle in Füzér, which sits on a cone of volcanic andesite, is located in a Nature Conservation Area. The House of Regional Folk Art, at the foot of the castle, serves as a museum for the traditional artefacts ... More...

Füzér Castle
Füzér Castle

 
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