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Citadella, Budapest

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Historic Site Tourist Spot
Climb the hill to Citadella 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 Citadella and other Budapest attractions using our handy Budapest trip itinerary builder.
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  • A really lovely place to visit in Budapest. You can get a great view of the city. You can see those old things Budapest still has. A good place far from the city with fresh air.  more »
  • I'd recommend doing this on one of your first days in Budapest. A great way to figure out where you are in comparison to the whole city and an amazing view of the whole city itself.  more »
  • The panoramic view of Budapest is breathtaking. It's a place you should go first! Look at the river, the parliament building, the castle , chain bridge etc from above. Vendors line the walkway, but it...  more »
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  • Amazing park where you can enjoy an astonishing view on the city of Budapest. A walk that is so much worth it, it allows you to see both Buda and Pest quite clearly. On top, the famous monument created by the communism government that stayed as it is today because the people appreciated the beauty of the main statue.
  • Nice view, but you have to earn it if you walk there. Alternatively you can use (sightseeing) busses but that can only be half the fun. There is not that much to do up there.
  • One of the best views in the city. Definitely worth visiting. From the top you can see the whole city, and Danube in all its glory.
  • Great view of Budapest and a good way to start your trip to the city! I was there while it was raining and cloudy so it wasn't optimal, but still a nice trek. There's some good little outdoor shops on top if you want to get some hot apple cider and keep warm.
  • The hike to the top is short but filled with awesome view points of the beautiful city of Budapest. The best time to hike to the top in Summer is after 7PM.