Vajdahunyad Castle

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  • Address: 1146 Budapest, Városliget, Vajdahunyadvár, Hungary
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  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +36-14220765
  • Ticket Price: 1100 HUF
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Castle, Family And Kids, Architecture

The Vajdahunyad Castle situated inside City Park in Budapest. Constructed for the millennium Exhibition which put Budapest on the world map, the castle was initially made of cardboard.  It was only concretized later.  Today it is a grand and majestic tourist attraction. This building was a part of the Millennium Celebrations of Budapest which marked the 1000 year anniversary of settlement in Hungary.

Castle looks almost fairytale like with its Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architecture. This mix of styles is a tribute to the several iconic buildings of Hungary thought of by the architect, Ignac Alpar. Presently it is also home to the Agricultural Museum of Hungary, the greatest agrarian display center in Europe. This castle and the park around it are a definite must visit for a visitor to Budapest who wants to see the diverse architecture of the place all rolled into one beautiful mélange of colors textures and styles.

Another striking feature that will definitely grab your attention in the castle’s garden is Anonymus Szobor–the statue of anonymous. While the minute craftwork of this dark statue will put you in awe of it, the beautiful story will thrill you to know more about the statue. According to the story, this beautiful sculpture was created by sculptor Miklós Ligeti to pay a tribute to the nameless storysteller.

Vajdahunyad Castle Travel Tips

  • The statue of Anonymous the unknown writer of Gesta Hungarorum is within the palace grounds.

Entrance Ticket Details For Vajdahunyad Castle

  • Entrance for permanent exhibition: Adult: 600HUF & Children and retired: 300HUF
  • Anonymus Szobor: The statue is open for 24 hours.

Vajdahunyad Castle Hours

Hungarian Agricultural Museum timings: 

  • (1st April-31 October): Tuesday to Sunday: 10am–5pm

Opening times in winter (1 November - 31 March):

  • Tuesday-Sunday 10 am-4 pm
  • Saturday-Sunday 10 am-5 pm
  • Monday: closed

Last admission (for all season): Half an hour before closing.

How to Reach Vajdahunyad Castle

  • Varosliget.

  • Bagolyyar
  • Lancelot Lovagi
  • Gundel

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  • Vajdahunyad Castle Address: 1146 Budapest, Városliget, Vajdahunyadvár, Hungary
  • Vajdahunyad Castle Contact Number: +36-14220765
  • Vajdahunyad Castle Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Vajdahunyad Castle Price: 1100 HUF
  • Best time to visit Vajdahunyad Castle(preferred time): 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Vajdahunyad Castle: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 14.67% of people who visit Budapest include Vajdahunyad Castle in their plan

  • 40.38% of people start their Vajdahunyad Castle visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Vajdahunyad Castle

Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday

73.26% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Vajdahunyad Castle

People normally club together Heroes Square and House Of Terror while planning their visit to Vajdahunyad Castle.

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