Vajdahunyad Castle


In the popular Városliget Park near Heroes' Square and Szćhenyi Spa, the small Vajdahunyad Castle on the shore of an artificial pond attracts tourists and locals alike.

It is a much smaller replica of the famous Romanian castle Corvín (Hunyad), built in 1896 originally as a wooden backdrop for the Millennium Exhibition, which was held to commemorate 1 000 years since the settlement of the Hungarian basin.

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However, because Vajdahunyad Castle attracted enormous attention, the wooden backdrop was torn down and a real stone miniature of Corvín Castle was built, which is currently used as the Museum of Agriculture.

The surroundings of the castle and its courtyard are freely and free of charge accessible 24 hours a day and the views from Heroes' Square across the water towards the castle are particularly beautiful.

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