Budapest - The Castle District (Chapter)
This is the Castle District chapter from Lonely Planet’s Budapest guidebook.
Castle Hill (Varhegy), core of Budapest’s history, is packed with important museums and other attractions. Ground-level Vízivaros (Watertown) has excellent restaurants, many around newly renamed Szell Kalman ter, major transport hub and centre of urban Buda.
- comprehend Budapest’s long and convoluted story by visiting the Budapest History Museum and then viewing many of the events captured forever by the nation’s greatest artists at the Hungarian National Gallery
- enjoy views of the Danube, Gellert Hill and Pest from the iconic Fishermen’s Bastion
- restaurants & bars
- relive the WWII siege of Budapest by descending into the Hospital in the Rock deep below Buda Castle
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Walking Tour, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Sleeping and Shopping.
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