Castle Garden Bazaar

Historic Site in Gellért Hill & Tabán

Image by Jennifer Walker Lonely Planet

This renovated pleasure park dating from 1893 has added a whole new dimension to Tabán district in recent years. The complex comprises over a dozen neo-Gothic and neo-Renaissance structures, including a theatre, convention centre and, in the both the Southern Palaces and the Guard's Palace, large galleries with cutting-edge exhibitions. A staircase and lift from Lánchíd utca lead to the Neo-Renaissance Garden, and stairs, lifts and an escalator will take you up to Castle Hill.

The huge Foundry Courtyard on the north side of the escalator boasts a restaurant with terrace and large performance space.