Budapest - Castle District (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Castle District chapter from Lonely Planet's Budapest guidebook.

The Castle District is the nerve centre of Budapest’s history, packed with many of the capital’s most important museums and other attractions, including many excellent restaurants.

  • comprehending Budapest’s long and often convoluted story by visiting the revamped Castle Museum and then viewing many of the events captured forever by some of the nation’s greatest artists at the Hungarian National Gallery
  • maps
  • enjoying views of the Danube, Gellért Hill and Pest from the landmark Fishermen’s Bastion
  • transport
  • reliving the WWII siege of Budapest by descending into the Hospital in the Rock deep below Buda Castle
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping and Sports & Activities.

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