All photographs on this Blog are copyrighted © by the photographer, whose permission is required for any usage. Contact me by E-mail

20/04/2011

Buda Castle (Budavári Palota), Budapest, Hungary

This is a photo of the Buda Castle (Budavári Palota) is the historical castle and palace complex of the Hungarian kings in Budapest. It was established in the 14th century by the Angevin rulers of the Kingdom of Hungary , later it was destroyed and rebuilt many times. In the past, it was also called Royal Palace (Királyi-palota) and Royal Castle (Királyi Vár). Buda Castle was built on the southern tip of Castle Hill, bounded on the north by what is known as the Castle District (Várnegyed), famous for its Medieval, Baroque and 19th century houses and public buildings. Buda Castle is part of the Budapest World Heritage Site, declared in 1987.

No comments: