Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), Budapest

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With building styles ranging from Romanesque to Gothic Renaissance to Baroque, Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar) provides a visual depiction of the country's architectural history. Built in 1896 as part of the Millennial Exhibition celebrating 1,000 years since the Hungarian Conquest, it hosts festivals and concerts in the courtyard, and houses the Hungarian Agricultural Museum. Entrance to the main courtyard is free, but you must purchase tickets to explore the museum inside the castle. Add Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar) and other attractions to your Budapest trip itinerary using our Budapest trip planner.
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  • There are a couple of museums here and lots of places for beautiful pictures. Go early as this place fills up with people wanting a picture. 
    There are a couple of museums here and lots of places for beautiful pictures. Go early as this place fills up with people wanting a picture.  more »
  • One of the highlights of my trip. Beautiful castle with so many statues inside and a park around it. Looks very old and love the architectural style of it 
    One of the highlights of my trip. Beautiful castle with so many statues inside and a park around it. Looks very old and love the architectural style of it  more »
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  • This place is fairytale magical. Just loved the grounds around it, the cute little bar on the water, all the different colors and details. We didn't go inside but walked all around the outside and just enjoyed the beauty. Would really like to see it at night as i heard that's a real treat.
  • The history of this place is mind blowing. The preservation efforts contributed to this place is astonishing! Not only does it give you insight on the history of Hungary, it also gives you a broad view on what was accomplished in history and it is quite sad that the same creativity and talent is not as common. Remarkable and worth a visit!

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