Buda Walk In Photos: Citadella, Buda Castle, Matthias Church, Fisherman’s Bastion

This is probably one of my favourite walks. Ever.

I don’t think I had really planned it. Hadn’t researched any photos and decided to wing the day. So I was kind of blown away by the architecture and views.

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I started my walk across the Liberty Bridge and began my climb towards the Citadella. You can get a bus or tram to the Citadella as it’s quite a way up Gellert Hill (235 metres)!

Citadella is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is now a symbol of freedom.

I actually had my first try of archery here. And I was terrible! I don’t even think I managed to hit the target. It wasn’t that far either.

Next was Buda Castle, a grand baroque palace built in 1769. Buda Castle is now home to the Budapest National Gallery and Budapest History Museum.

I love the titled roof of Matthias Church. You can go up the tower for a better look.

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Probably my favourite part of the walk was Fisherman’s Bastion. This fortress is beautiful and wouldn’t look out of place in a Disney Princess movie.

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And I loved the colours of this nearby street.

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From here I went to Margaret Island for a walk around the park, built on the River Danube.

The Hungarian Parliament building is also impressive so I recommended visiting whilst in the area too.

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And I ended my evening in the Pinball Museum (which I definitely recommend).

Check out the whole of my Christmas market trip in Europe!