Budapest Cheap Accommodation in Castle Hill District
Buda place to stay. Check availability of hotel rooms in the old center in Buda near Castle Hill. Finest accommodations in district I.
Budapest Castle Hill is the area located west of the Danube river. It contains district I of Buda, which is the oldest part of the city containing the Castle and some of Budapest's best-known attractions such as Fishermen’s Bastion, the Labyrinth and Mathias Church. Buda is connected with Pest by the Chain Bridge (Széchenyi Lánchíd).
Many high quality 4 and 5 star hotels, b&b's, cheaper hostels and self catering apartments can be found in the old Castle Hill district in Budapest Hungary. Accommodation located on the west banks of the river Danube offering picturesque views of the Danube and the Parliament.
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Budapest World Heritage Site - Castle Hill District Várhegy
Budapest Castle Hill District or known as Várhegy or The Var in Hungarian is one of the oldest parts of Budapest in Hungary. The district is famous for its old, medieval, Baroque, and 19th-century houses, churches, and public buildings. The whole area is protected as an ancient monument. Budapest’s Castle District offers great historic attractions, interesting museums, charming, crooked streets following the shape of the hill, little cafés and restaurants. You can enjoy also a breathtaking panorama from of the Danube with the Chain Bridge and the opposite Pest side.
The Castle Hill or Várhegy nevertheless dominates the city, rising 48 meters above the Danube river. This hill is the place where Budapest was founded. The Buda Castle is the most prominent building on the rock.
Main Attractions in Budapest Castle Hill District
Buda Castle - Royal Palace or Királyi palota -- part of Budapest World Heritage Site. The Royal Place today houses the Hungarian National Gallery, The National Library and The Budapest History Museum. You can reach the Royal Palace by taking the Funicular from Chain Bridge, on foot, or by taking the public bus serving Castle Hill called Várbusz from Széll Kálmán tér.
The National Gallery or Nemzeti Galéria -- in the Royal Palace wings B, C and D. It houses an astounding collection of paintings.
Matthias Church or Mátyás templom -- church located at the heart of Buda's Castle District, originally built in Romanesque style in 1015. Located next to the Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church is the luxury 5 star Hilton Budapest hotel. Rooms at this five star hotel face either the Danube or the historic Buda Castle.
Fishermen’s Bastion or Halászbástya -- large white tower and terrace complex built between 1890 and 1905. It hangs over the side of Castle Hill beneath the Matyas Church.
Vienna Gate Square or Bécsi Kapu ter -- the only existing old town-gate located at the northern end of Castle Hill. In the middle ages this was the market for non-Jewish merchants. The square is dominated by the large building of the National Archives and is surrounded by some charming houses.
Mary Magdalene Tower or Mária Magdolna torony -- situated on the corner of Országház utca and Kapisztrán tér. In medieval times it was a Franciscan church used by Hungarian speakers.
Holy Trinity Square or Szentháromság tér -- centre of Budapest Castle Hill District. Located on the square are the Holy Trinity Statue, the Old Town Hall, and Matthias Church.
Cheap Budapest hotel and b&b in Buda Quarter
Burg Hotel - ( Hotel situated in Castle Hill District Buda in Budapest )
The main entrance of Hotel Burg overlooks the Szentharomsag Square ( part of the World Heritage ) within the famous Buda Fortress, and the tourists can enjoy the picturesque panorama from all the...
Carlton Hotel Budapest - ( located in Budapest Castle Hill District )
The Carlton Hotel Budapest is situated at the foot of the famous Fishermen's Bastion and the romantic Castle quarter.
Hilton Budapest - ( Hotel located in the Castle Hill District in Budapest )
Stay at the Hilton Budapest hotel, in the Castle district, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, boasting attractions like Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church.