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Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar)

Vajdahunyad var | Varosliget, Budapest 1146, Hungary
+36 1 422 0765
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US$85.36*
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All-Day Semi-Private City Tour of Budapest With Lunch And Cruise
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Built in 1896 for the Millennial celebrations, this large complex houses 21 exact replicas of the most magnificent and historic buildings of Hungary.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“heroes square” (96 reviews)
“city park” (58 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Vajdahunyad var | Varosliget, Budapest 1146, Hungary
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+36 1 422 0765
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Reviewed yesterday

Impressive architecture styles but no explanation (thank you wifi and google) Nice place to picnic or strolll

Thank Elana G
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful castle located in the city park, free entrance in the inner courth. Very beautiful surroundings for walk and to relax.

Thank AliceMaudrey
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good to walk around and get some nice pictures. Best place for pictures is by the main baths opposite the castle. A couple of nice statues not to be missed

Thank Clare R
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is one of a kind castle! The architect has combine parts and sectors of many castles all around Europe to build this one for the dawn of the previous century. A place that you must visit. Just catch the oldest European metro line to...More

Thank WildDrinker
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Call castle right in the center of the park there’s usually the food carts and food Festival is on the weekends it’s right near pier a square and the park is excellent with lots of different venues and you can go for a long stroll.

Thank tfizzle
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No Count Dracula, but a lot of history of Hungary. Very cool place and beautiful place. Good area for a stroll and some fun

Thank Kick L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in City Park, this fantasy structure, a replica of a Transylvanian castle, was built for the the Millennial Exhibition in 1896 to celebrate the 1000 birthday of the founding of the Hungarian Nation. While meant to be a temporary structure just for the exhibition,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place I highly recommend to see it during your stay in Budapest. It's very lovely and good for taking pictures :-)

Thank Karol K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The castle looks great from the outside and is set in the park at the top of Andrassy Avenue with lovely open spaces, fountains and a lake providing a great setting. Built in the late 1800's, it looks as though it has been transported from...More

Thank robnh61
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Vajdahunyad Castle is a beautiful fairy tale castle in the City Park in Budapest, with green open spaces, lakes and fountains providing a peaceful haven away from the hustle and bustle of the city - or not!!! What would be a peaceful escape is spoilt...More

Thank Janet C
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Chris Y
26 May 2017|
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Response from IsayBistra | Reviewed this property |
It must be possible... Gates are open. No guards. No tickets. No security. The tour is all free. People walking around freely. And wedding photos must be free/possible too (I assume, I guess).
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Emily C
22 July 2016|
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Response from DMWiver | Reviewed this property |
You can book the tower tours as you enter the museum (although I would not bother with the gate tower as there is really not much to see). We just went and paid for what we wanted on the day and there was no problem with... More
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Annick E
8 March 2016|
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Response from rosemary62 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't have to pay. We just walked around the outside.
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