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Bory Castle

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Very interesting Historical Monument for Love

Szekesfehervar alone is a worthwhile city to visit for its own merits but Bory Var is a must if you... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Something special

I enjoyed my visit very much, there are lots of routes to take, rooms to see and towers to climb... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Budapest, Hungary
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Mariavolgy 54., Szekesfehervar 8000, Hungary
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Szekesfehervar alone is a worthwhile city to visit for its own merits but Bory Var is a must if you happen to get there. For the person who appreciates all sorts of art and relics from days past, this old castle has a lot to...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2018

I enjoyed my visit very much, there are lots of routes to take, rooms to see and towers to climb. You have to be prepared: this is not an average (more hundred years old) European castle, it does not have a long history, it was...More

1  Thank MollitaHungary
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Suprpisingly peacefull and beautiful place to see when on roads of hungary! When you are going there through the city/village street there is no clue that such a jewel is hidden there! Really forth a visit!

1  Thank Anastasia M
Reviewed 4 February 2018

It is th only castla build by one man, and the family still owns and lives there. It is a must visit in Szekesfehervar.

1  Thank Robi G
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

It is a most peculiar structure, a real curiosity of the city. The special architectural feature of the castle is that it is made of concrete. The 20th century knights’ castle was constructed by architect and sculptor Jenő Bory over a period of 36 years...More

1  Thank tundicske
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Amazing what this guy has done - building a castle from concrete by himself !! Definitely worth a detour.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 19 October 2017

If you are in Székesfehérvár, I recommend you to see this castle as well. It is a beautiful castle but quite small, so we did not spend a lot of time there. The ticket price is not expensive, although I did not feel that they...More

Thank Christie1230
Reviewed 3 October 2017

As part of a day tour of the Balaton lake area we took in the great old capital town of Szekesfehervar. Knowing my interest in castles our driver (we hired a car and you need one to access it) drove us to Bory Castle. However,...More

Thank Mel B
Reviewed 17 August 2017

It takes some time but not so much. Picturesque new age era castle is a symobol of modern architecture and human endeavour to leave something for the future. If you want to fill up your time in the city this is the choice.

Thank Garfield_the_Tourist
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

One of the few attractions in this town. Totally worth visiting. Kind of disappointing theres no bigger story behind the castle.

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