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Citadel, Budapest
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Climb the hill to Citadel for a panoramic view of the city, the Danube, and its eight bridges. Built in 1851 by the Habspurgs to demonstrate their control over the Hungarians, this fortress was never used in battle. Climb the winding stairs to the top of the hill or take a bus, taxi, or car and park in the available spots. Work out when and for how long to visit Citadel and other Budapest attractions using our handy Budapest trip itinerary builder.
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  • Really beautiful views and nice ride up there. Immediately not a must-see experience, but definitely worth the trip and the view.
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  • The view from this point is very beautiful. You can get a good visual of Budapest. In the winter cold is punishing, especially by night.
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  • Fantastic views of Budapest from the citadel sight,great photo opportunities of the shrine here and various city and river views