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Buda Castle is a historic castle of Hungarian kings, which rises in the territory of Budapest. Once it was called the Royal Palace and the Royal Castle …
Buda Castle in Budapest
Since 2002, this building, together with Andrassy Avenue and ancient Aquincum, is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. You can look at it if you study the hotels of Budapest and book a room for accommodation in one of them. You can get to the fortress by the Šiklo funicular or by bus from Sell Kalman Square.
The residence of the kings first appeared here during the reign of King Bel IV in the 13th century. During the reign of Sigismund, the castle was expanded, in that era it was the largest. After the battle in 1526, Hungary ceased to exist as a kingdom, so the Turks were able to penetrate the building and settle in it. Continue reading