Top 5 Things to Do During Your Visit to Budapest, Hungary’s Buda Castle

Buda Castle. One of Budapest's best attractions.
Buda Castle in Budapest. Photo by Anastasia Zhenina on Unsplash

Buda Castle is one of Budapest’s most marvelous tourist attractions. Everyone visiting the Hungarian capital has to check it out at least once and here are a couple of fun things you can do during your visit.

Funicular Rides

There are many ways to reach Buda Castle, but if you want to do it in the most spectacular way possible, consider taking a funicular ride to the top.

Hungarian National Gallery

Buda Castle now houses the Hungarian National Gallery, which features one of the most impressive collections of art created by the Hungarian artists you’ll ever see.

History Museum

Buda Castle is home to another important cultural institution—the Budapest History Museum, which chronicles the life in this city from Roman times to the present day.

Amazing Architecture

You don’t have to enter inside Buda Castle to fully appreciate it. Roaming around this building will allow you to explore its architectural richness and discover many impressive sculptural monuments located on its premises.

Beautiful Views

Due to its convenient hilltop location, Buda Castle offers some of the best views of the city and you shouldn’t miss it if you’re passionate about photography.