The Matild Palace, a famous UNESCO World Heritage site in Budapest has been converted into a luxurious hotel. The palace was commissioned back in 1902 by Maria Klotild, the ArchDuchess of Hungo-Austria Empire. It took nearly five years to renovate the palace and turn it into a hotel.
Here’s what you need to know before your first trip to Budapest, a city of contrasts where high culture and quirk come together to delight.
Buda Castle has any number of paid-for sights and attractions but you can explore this historic quarter for free – with panoramic views thrown in.
One of the most popular tourist attractions of the Hungarian capital, the Buda Castle Funicular, turned 150 years old yesterday. The funicular, part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Danube panorama, links the Adam Clark Square and the Széchenyi Chain Bridge at river level to Buda Castle, and was inaugurated in 1870 as the second such means of transport in the world.
Planning a trip to Budapest? Here is Matt’s list of the best things to see and do in the city to help you have the best trip possible!
Budapest, Hungary: How to get there, where to stay and what to do; Lucy Hilton; MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Get the most out of Hungary’s capital…
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Can you see Budapest in two days? Yes, with this 48 hour Budapest itinerary and some planning. Here’s how to spend two days in Budapest. Updated 2019.
Budapest is a great city. Which is your favorite attraction?