The famous Visegrad Castle

The famous Visegrad Castle

The Slavic name of the city of Visegrad means higher castle. And indeed, the Visegrád Castle rises majestically above the region. From that place on the top of the city we can have an indescribable sight, you see almost the entire bending Danube. The fortification that is staying there is not the first castle built here. The first castle, which was destroyed during the Mongol invasion, was built on the Sibrik Hill on the foundations of a former Roman camp. The Visegrad castle system was ... [ read more ]

Tourist attractions in Visegrad

Tourist attractions in Visegrad

At 43 km from Budapest to the north, were the Danube makes a turn of almost 90 degree to the south lies the city of Visegrad. The river embraces the city with an overwhelming natural force, not feeling this is impossible! On the other side the city is protected by the Visegrad mountains range. The locals have may things to tell us about the past, because Visegrad is one of the oldest settlements in Hungary. There is something that attracts the events of historical importance. Over the cen... [ read more ]