Visegrad is a historical town, being located on the bank of the Danube, on one of the bends the river makes in its trajectory. By coming to Visegrad, tourists can visit the ruins of the old citadel. They can climb the stairs and admire the panoramic view of the Danube. Other attractions refer to the Solomon Tower and to the Royal Palace of Visegrad, the latter being a former residence of Hungarian kings, built in a Renaissance style. The first palace was built by King Carol I, subsequently to his moving the royal court to Visegrad, in 1316. After more than 100 years, King Matthias rebuilt the fortress for him and his wife, Beatrice. He called for artists educated in Italy to come to his court, turning Visegrad in an important cultural and artistic of hub.

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