The St. George Residence Hotel is situated on a UNESCO World Heritage Site called Budavár or the Castle Hill of Buda.
Castle Hill, a 1km-long limestone plateau towering 170m above the Danube, contains Budapest’s most important medieval monuments and museums. It is the premier sight in the capital, and with its grand views and so many things to see.
Below is a 28km network of caves formed by thermal springs that were supposedly used by the Turks for military purposes, as air-raid shelters during WWII, and as a secret military installation during the Cold War.
The walled area consists of two distinct parts: the Old Town to the north, where commoners lived in the Middle Ages; and the Royal Palace, the original site of the castle built in the 13th century.
Sites to see in the Castle Hill:
• VIENNA GATE;
• MARY MAGDALENE TOWER;
• MILITARY HISTORY MUSEUM;
• MATTHIAS CHURCH;
• FISHERMEN’S BASTION;
• ARANY SAS PHARMACY MUSEUM;
• HOSPITAL IN THE ROCK;
• ROYAL PALACE;
• NATIONAL GALLERY (within the Royal Palace);
• BUDAPEST HISTORY MUSEUM (within the Royal Palace);
For more details on the sites to see in the Castle Hill please refer here.