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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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  • It's quite a walk, it takes a little effort to mount the top... not much actually. Do not go there if there is fog, it's no interest!
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  • Awesome views of the whole of Budapest not too physically taxing if you get the tour bus up but also there is an option to walk up 
  • The views, statues and photo opportunities at the Citadel are amazing, best use the Hop on Hop off bus to get there