Buda Castle, Budapest
Located in the southern third of Budapest's picturesque Old Town, Buda Castle Palace was established by King Béla IV of Hungary during the 13th century. Over a period of 700 years, the palace was home to many royal residents, including King Lajos the Great, King Matthias and King Charles III.
Today the palace houses a number of museums, including the Ludwig Museum, the Hungarian National Gallery and the Budapest Historical Museum. Buda Castle is part of the Budapest World Heritage Site declared in 1987. Guided tours can be arranged upon request.