Explore Buda Castle (Budai var)
Book a hotel near Buda Castle (Budai vár), Budapest with Hotels.com. The imposing and palatial Buda Castle is one of Budapest’s top sightseeing attractions. Enjoy the dramatic views of the River Danube and Pest from the front courtyard and paintings by Hungarian masters at the National Gallery, housed in the Buda Castle. The Buda Castle is the former residence of Hungarian royalty and has architectural traces from across the centuries, having been destroyed and rebuilt several times. Situated in the Castle District in the centre of Budapest, the Buda Castle is near many of Budapest’s best hotels as well as the Fisherman’s Bastion, St. Matthias Church and the Széchenyi Chain Bridge (Széchenyi Lánchíd). Hotels.com offers a range of accommodation near Buda Castle, accessible by bus 16 from the central transport hub of Deák tér. Visit early in the morning to avoid the crowds. Don’t miss September’s Budapest Wine Festival which takes place in the Castle’s ornate courtyards.