8/38.- Budapest, Buda Castle


The Castle District is in the 1st district. This fortified district is about 3 km long. There are two entrances: Bécsi Kapu Tér (in front of you, at your right) and Dísz Tér (at our back). We have entered the district through the Bécsi Kapu Gate.

After the Mongol invasion, King Béla IV moved the population of Pest to Buda, built a castle and fortified it with walls. A monastery was built soon after (1243).

We are on Országház street. Now we’ll turn around and walk to Matthias Church - in the middle of the Castle District ...

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