The Castle District in Budapest is one of the most present sights in the city as it can be seen from nearly anywhere among the Danube and from Pest side, rising up next to the Danube from Erzsébet Híd to Margaret bridge. On top of the hill the Castle district is like a small old town including sights such as the Buda Castle, the Matthias Church, the Fisherman’s Bastion and many more things worth seeing like statues, historical buildings and museums.
From up here you have a great view over Budapest, especially the Pest side, and can take really nice pictures for your photo album. Over the time the Buda Castle (Budai Vár) has been attacked, destroyed and rebuild several times. In the 15th century King Matthias ruled the country from the Castle District but from these old times very little remained after the Turks ruled the country. Since 1987 The Buda Castle is recognized as a UNESCO world heritage sight.
Since the 13th century when the Castle District has been first populated a lot of things obviously have change, however the cobblestone roads and paths have stayed the same since the beginning. Many houses these days are used actually for living making it for sure one of the nicest places in Budapest to live. However in summer times it is very crowded up here with tourists and also the many festivals taking place in the Castle District of Budapest.
Sights in the Castle District of Budapest
Sights covering the Budapest castle District
Images of the Budapest Castle District
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