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Buda Castle Hill Funicular

Listed under Tourist Attractions in Budapest, Hungary.

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Why walk up the hill to the castle when you can chug up the 48 degree slope in style using the Buda Castle Hill Funicular. It’s only 95 metres up and it’s a swift few minutes up the hill waving to the people crossing the line on the bridges overhead and admiring the view of the Danube laid out behind you.

The first cable car/ railway up the hill opened in 1870 but it was stopped by WW2 bombing and reopened in 1986.

The tram runs up the hill almost directly behind the Chain Bridge. The only real complaint is that there are often queues for a ride – otherwise it’s an authentic as something like that could be. And definitely saves you time and puff.

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