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Budatower, Budapest

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The oldest building in Kapisztrán square is the Mary Magdalene Tower built in late Gothic style, also the only medieval monument maintained in its original form.

After being closed to the public for decades, Mary Magdalene Tower opened its doors to visitors again in the summer of 2017.

The Lookout tower on the higher level offers an extraordinary panorama with views to the most important buildings of Budapest and the nearby Buda hilltops. The 15th century building will soon be home to a cultural and tourism centre providing insight into both the Buda Castle and the church, as well as the Midday bell chimes and how it is connected to Hungarian history. In the Ruins garden, visitors can enjoy an hourly carillon.

Open every day from 10am until sunset.
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  • Nothing but the bell tower of the Church of Mary Magdalene. Nice, if you do it at the end of the day it gets exhausting. They will make you climb to the top of the tower where you can see the entire castle area from above. The vision is splendid, but at this point dedicate a few minutes more to the Museum of military history next to them and calmly look at the bell tower from the outside, you will not miss anything, quiet
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  • You can climb the tower! But it was from 10:00 am! I arrived at this tower at nine. The display is from ten o'clock at the entrance. I can't wait for an hour. I took a picture of the tower and went to Marchar Siu Church.
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  • Good alternative to church tower, whichbis very crowded. Definetly go with mincard voucher with 40% discount. View only by glass window
  • It was bit disappointment for me. I went so long and saw that it was closed. Am going to post the pic which was displayed there. Entry was free with your Budapest plus card else it was around 6euros. Thankyou!!
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