Best castles in Budapest

Check out the top castles in Budapest, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals

1. Fisherman's Bastion

1. Fisherman's Bastion

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91 local reviews
5 Szentháromság tér, Budapest
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(1) 458 3030
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Tamas&Judit
This white stone bastion (The Fishermen's Bastion) is beauty as architecture, and the view is amazing, and you…
Erno & Maria
Fishermen's Bastion (Halászbástya) in the 1st District is one of the best known landmarks of Budapest. Thanks …
Daniel
Great view to the Parliament. During the day its literally impossible to get near it due to the amount of tour…
1. Fisherman's Bastion

1. Fisherman's Bastion

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91 local reviews
5 Szentháromság tér, Budapest
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(1) 458 3030
Tamas&Judit
Tamas&Judit
This white stone bastion (The Fishermen's Bastion) is beauty as architecture, and the view is amazing, and you can take nice pictures. This …
Erno & Maria
Erno & Maria
Fishermen's Bastion (Halászbástya) in the 1st District is one of the best known landmarks of Budapest. Thanks to the unparalleled panorama f…
Daniel
Daniel
Great view to the Parliament. During the day its literally impossible to get near it due to the amount of tourist but if you go there are ni…
2. Budavári Palota

2. Budavári Palota

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105 local reviews
2 Szent György tér, 1014 Budapest
(20) 439 7325
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Tamás
Buda Castle (Hungarian: Budavári Palota)is the historical castle and palace complex of the Hungarian kings in …
Peter
The Royal Palace in Szent György tér is one of the most emblematic architectural masterpieces of the cityscape…
Erno & Maria
The Royal Palace in Szent György tér is one of the most emblematic architectural masterpieces of the cityscape…
2. Budavári Palota

2. Budavári Palota

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105 local reviews
2 Szent György tér, 1014 Budapest
(20) 439 7325
Tamás
Tamás
Buda Castle (Hungarian: Budavári Palota)is the historical castle and palace complex of the Hungarian kings in Budapest. It was first complet…
Peter
Peter
The Royal Palace in Szent György tér is one of the most emblematic architectural masterpieces of the cityscape, and the building easiest to …
Erno & Maria
Erno & Maria
The Royal Palace in Szent György tér is one of the most emblematic architectural masterpieces of the cityscape, and the building easiest to …
3. Csalogány 26 Étterem

3. Csalogány 26 Étterem

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10 local reviews
26. Csalogány u., Budapest, Hungary
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(1) 201 7892
Establishment
Kata,Zsolt
A bistro-type restaurant by the Castle wall, with all the feel of family-run bussines.
Daniella
One of the best restaurants in Budapest. From the website of WeLoveBudapest: Csalogány 26 is a tiny but quite…
Anna
Csalogány 26 is a tiny but quite famous restaurant in a small Buda street near the Castle District. This place…
3. Csalogány 26 Étterem

3. Csalogány 26 Étterem

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10 local reviews
26. Csalogány u., Budapest, Hungary
Closed now
(1) 201 7892
Kata,Zsolt
Kata,Zsolt
A bistro-type restaurant by the Castle wall, with all the feel of family-run bussines.
Daniella
Daniella
One of the best restaurants in Budapest. From the website of WeLoveBudapest: Csalogány 26 is a tiny but quite famous restaurant in a small …
Anna
Anna
Csalogány 26 is a tiny but quite famous restaurant in a small Buda street near the Castle District. This place was born from the marriage of…
4. Hősök tere

4. Hősök tere

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80 local reviews
Hősök tere, Budapest
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Marianne
Heroes Square is an iconic place of Budapest a must see tourist attraction surronded by wonderful green City P…
Margit
This is must go destination. The area was built for the 1000years universary having Museums, Castle lake for b…
Éva
After gazing at the monumental statue complex of Heroes’ Square, presenting figures of Magyar icons who had si…
4. Hősök tere

4. Hősök tere

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80 local reviews
Hősök tere, Budapest
Marianne
Marianne
Heroes Square is an iconic place of Budapest a must see tourist attraction surronded by wonderful green City Park, home of several gorgeurs …
Margit
Margit
This is must go destination. The area was built for the 1000years universary having Museums, Castle lake for boating or skateing in a green …
Éva
Éva
After gazing at the monumental statue complex of Heroes’ Square, presenting figures of Magyar icons who had significant roles in Hungary’s h…
5. Szent István Bazilika

5. Szent István Bazilika

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266 local reviews
1 Szent István tér, Budapest
(1) 311 0839
Establishment
Éva
Towering above central Budapest, this hallowed shrine is one of the city’s most photographed sites for its twi…
Erno & Maria
Towering above central Budapest, this hallowed shrine is one of the city’s most photographed sites for its twi…
Kris
The church is named for Saint Stephen I, King of Hungary (c. 975–1038). This is one the most significant touri…
5. Szent István Bazilika

5. Szent István Bazilika

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266 local reviews
1 Szent István tér, Budapest
(1) 311 0839
Éva
Éva
Towering above central Budapest, this hallowed shrine is one of the city’s most photographed sites for its twin steeples, celestial stained-…
Erno & Maria
Erno & Maria
Towering above central Budapest, this hallowed shrine is one of the city’s most photographed sites for its twin steeples, celestial stained-…
Kris
Kris
The church is named for Saint Stephen I, King of Hungary (c. 975–1038). This is one the most significant tourist attractions. The dome has a…
6. Castle District

6. Castle District

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13 local reviews
1 Hess András tér, Budapest
Establishment
Andras
Castle District with the Mathias Church and the Fisherman's Bastion
Elizabeth
A trip to Budapest is not complete until you visit the Castle district area. Beautiful buildings, churches, ca…
Kingster
A part of Budapest's World Heritage Site, the Castle Hill offers medieval and Baroque cobblestone streets,the …
6. Castle District

6. Castle District

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13 local reviews
1 Hess András tér, Budapest
Andras
Andras
Castle District with the Mathias Church and the Fisherman's Bastion
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
A trip to Budapest is not complete until you visit the Castle district area. Beautiful buildings, churches, cafes and restaurants.
Kingster
Kingster
A part of Budapest's World Heritage Site, the Castle Hill offers medieval and Baroque cobblestone streets,the historical castle complex of H…
7. Szépművészeti Múzeum

7. Szépművészeti Múzeum

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53 local reviews
41 Dózsa György út, Budapest
(1) 469 7100
Establishment
Imre
It was built by the plans of Albert Schickedanz and Fülöp Herzog in an eclectic-neoclassical style, between 19…
Endre & Margó
The best Hungarian art gallery after the the Art Gallery in Buda Castle
Gabor
The collection is made up of international art, including all periods of European art and various older additi…
7. Szépművészeti Múzeum

7. Szépművészeti Múzeum

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53 local reviews
41 Dózsa György út, Budapest
(1) 469 7100
Imre
Imre
It was built by the plans of Albert Schickedanz and Fülöp Herzog in an eclectic-neoclassical style, between 1900 and 1906. The museum's coll…
Endre & Margó
Endre & Margó
The best Hungarian art gallery after the the Art Gallery in Buda Castle
Gabor
Gabor
The collection is made up of international art, including all periods of European art and various older additions from Buda Castle, the Este…
8. Ruszwurm Cukrászda

8. Ruszwurm Cukrászda

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24 local reviews
7 Szentháromság Street, Budapest
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(1) 375 5284
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Béla
Queen Elizabeth, our beloved Sissi orderd her daily breakfast menu and mint bars from this confectionary. Rusz…
Jeremy
This is the ideal place if you want to take a break after a long walk near Buda Castle, Fisherman’s bastion an…
Napsugar
What a lovely cafe! If you time it right to come here you don't have to wait to long for a table. It has a coz…
8. Ruszwurm Cukrászda

8. Ruszwurm Cukrászda

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24 local reviews
7 Szentháromság Street, Budapest
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(1) 375 5284
Béla
Béla
Queen Elizabeth, our beloved Sissi orderd her daily breakfast menu and mint bars from this confectionary. Ruszwurm is a place with 200-year-…
Jeremy
Jeremy
This is the ideal place if you want to take a break after a long walk near Buda Castle, Fisherman’s bastion and Matthias Church. You’ll find…
Napsugar
Napsugar
What a lovely cafe! If you time it right to come here you don't have to wait to long for a table. It has a cozy atmosphere and so many cakes…
9. Mátyás-templom

9. Mátyás-templom

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60 local reviews
2 Szentháromság tér, Budapest
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(1) 355 5657
Establishment
Roland
Matthias Church was built by our first king, St Stephan in 1015, unfortunately it got destroyed a couple of ti…
Anna
The Matthias Church or the Buda Castle Coronation Church first district of Budapest, standing in the Holy Trin…
Mono
The Matthias Church or the Buda Castle Coronation Church first district of Budapest, standing in the Holy Trin…
9. Mátyás-templom

9. Mátyás-templom

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60 local reviews
2 Szentháromság tér, Budapest
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(1) 355 5657
Roland
Roland
Matthias Church was built by our first king, St Stephan in 1015, unfortunately it got destroyed a couple of times, reconstructed, destroyed …
Anna
Anna
The Matthias Church or the Buda Castle Coronation Church first district of Budapest, standing in the Holy Trinity Square, a large church bui…
Mono
Mono
The Matthias Church or the Buda Castle Coronation Church first district of Budapest, standing in the Holy Trinity Square, a large church bui…
10. Városligeti Műjégpálya

10. Városligeti Műjégpálya

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36 local reviews
5 Olof Palme sétány, Budapest
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(1) 364 0013
Establishment
Ági
The City Park Ice Rink offers its ice surface of 12 thousand square metres both for sporting activities and fo…
Tamas&Judit
This an old and beautiful building, in the last 120 years this is the number one skating place of Budapest, mu…
Peter
Skate on the Ice Rink and admire the beauty of the City Park, Vajdahunyad Castle and other historic monuments…
10. Városligeti Műjégpálya

10. Városligeti Műjégpálya

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36 local reviews
5 Olof Palme sétány, Budapest
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(1) 364 0013
Ági
Ági
The City Park Ice Rink offers its ice surface of 12 thousand square metres both for sporting activities and for various events during the wi…
Tamas&Judit
Tamas&Judit
This an old and beautiful building, in the last 120 years this is the number one skating place of Budapest, music and hot wine at winter, at…
Peter
Peter
Skate on the Ice Rink and admire the beauty of the City Park, Vajdahunyad Castle and other historic monuments. Europe’s largest outdoor ice …
11. Hungarian National Gallery

11. Hungarian National Gallery

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39 local reviews
2 Szent György tér, 1014 Budapest
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(20) 439 7325
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Máté
The Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galéria) is the largest public collection documenting and prese…
Gergő
The Hungarian National Gallery (also known as Magyar Nemzeti Galéria), was established in 1957 as the nationa…
Gyula
The Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galéria) is the largest public collection documenting and prese…
11. Hungarian National Gallery

11. Hungarian National Gallery

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39 local reviews
2 Szent György tér, 1014 Budapest
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(20) 439 7325
Máté
Máté
The Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galéria) is the largest public collection documenting and presenting the rise and development…
Gergő
Gergő
The Hungarian National Gallery (also known as Magyar Nemzeti Galéria), was established in 1957 as the national art museum. It is located in…
Gyula
Gyula
The Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galéria) is the largest public collection documenting and presenting the rise and development…
12. Alabárdos

12. Alabárdos

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2 local reviews
2 Országház Street, Budapest
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(1) 356 0851
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Emese
Very good restaurant in the castle.
Katalin
Great restaurant in the Castle
Katalin
Great restaurant in the Castle
12. Alabárdos

12. Alabárdos

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2 local reviews
2 Országház Street, Budapest
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(1) 356 0851
Emese
Emese
Very good restaurant in the castle.
Katalin
Katalin
Great restaurant in the Castle
Katalin
Katalin
Great restaurant in the Castle