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Royal Palace

Located at the top of Castle Hill in the picturesque Castle District of Buda, the Royal Palace was first inhabited by King Béla in the 13th century who, after the Mongol invasion, turned it into a fortified stronghold against further attack. Over the next 700 years it was the residence of many royal figures. The strategic location of Budapest, situated in the heart of Europe and straddling the Danube, offered whoever controlled the city a defensive position and potential control of the main waterway. This led to repeated invasions, followed by rebuilding in the style of the period. The castle has a mixture of architectural styles, ranging from Gothic to Baroque. Today it is the country's most important cultural centre housing numerous museums and the majority of the buildings are historical monuments. The Budapest History Museum contains an exhibition explaining the history of the city as well as archaeological remains of the palace. Also within the palace complex are the Hungaria
Address: 1 Szent, Gyógy tér
Telephone: +36 (0)1 375 75
Transportation: Tram 18 to Dózsa tér; bus 5, 16 or 78; Cable car (Sikló) from Clark �dám tér; or Castle bus from Moszkvatér
Opening Time: The Budapest History Museum is open daily from 10am to 6pm, except on Tuesdays. The Hungarian National Gallery and the Ludwig Museum are open daily from 10am to 6pm, except on Mondays
Admission: Budapest History Museum HUF 700 (adult), HUF 300 (child). Hungarian National Gallery guided groups cost HUF 1,000 per head. Ludwig Museum HUF 600 (adult), HUF 300 (child).

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