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Castle Museum

Szent Istvan ter, Esztergom, Hungary
+36 33 415 986
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Meaningful place for history

As a Turk who knows pretty much about Hungarian culture and history, it has been my dream to visit... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Oxford, United Kingdom
via mobile
a place must see

every castle in a country i like to visit, but this castle is really recommended, the view from the... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Cairo, Egypt
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A permanent exhibition tells the dramatic story of the Castle of Esztergom, using an extensive collection of pottery, coins, weapons and fragments of ancient stone columns.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good39%
  • Average24%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Szent Istvan ter, Esztergom, Hungary
+36 33 415 986
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

As a Turk who knows pretty much about Hungarian culture and history, it has been my dream to visit that location in order to see some pieces from my history. This castle was conquered by Turks in battle of Mohacs in 1521. In sultan Suleyman’s...More

Thank ManOmeR
Reviewed 5 September 2017

every castle in a country i like to visit, but this castle is really recommended, the view from the top is wonderful.

Thank emangogo
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I visited the art museum in the castle just to escape the 40 degree heat. Inside there was ac so it was nice and cool. But I found Hungarian paintings very dark and depressing, maybe it has to do w its history. It was constantly...More

Thank victoriaxyz
Reviewed 24 June 2017

The castle is high up at the top of the town and next to the huge basilica so it's worth seeing both. You will also get good photos looking down on this Hungarian town then across the Danube River to Slovakia. There have been restoration...More

Thank Betula103
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed this place as there's a lot of history and a lot of interesting things to learn. It's 1500 Huf and worth it. Great views as well.

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 8 January 2017

as two couples came from Budapest to Esztergom by train which took an hour and outside found a bus waiting for taking us to the center. After having a visit to Sturovo, - where is so close, if you try on foot just 2,5 km.,...More

Thank fethi d
Reviewed 25 September 2016

There is several tour available entrance of castle. We took long tour around 60-90mins at 16.30. Tour guide English was not understandable easily and we spent lots of effort to understand him. I was expecting see much more detail inside. If you go to Budapest,...More

1  Thank Emre D
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We visited the Castle Museum on 7/15/2016 and enjoyed a remarkable young man as our tour guide. He was extremely knowledgeable with the history and small facts about the Castle and it's long history. After touring the interior including the magnificently preserved chapel, the tour...More

Thank cham12016
Reviewed 15 August 2015

take the SIKLO up to the castle hill ... even if you are not a museum-person, the view from here of the danube river is iconic! but for a taste of classic hungarian art, the museum is a national treasure trove. the grounds are lovely,...More

Thank NovaMax
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We took the 30min tour of the castle. Our guide spoke good English and could answer our questions. It was a good introduction to the history of the castle and, to some extent, of Hungary but we visited a small part of the castle. Maybe...More

Thank Kirsty D
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