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Citadella, Budapest

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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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  • We decided to walk up to the Citadel on Valentine's Day! It was knackering but we did it. There's a great view at the top - go on a sunny day! There are buses which take you up there as well if you do...  more »
  • This location was right at the end of Liberty Bridge and the Cave Church. It is quite a hike, but the views were spectacular. Not very crowded at the top, but beware of the con artists that were playi...  more »
  • So far, every time I walked from the St. Gellert square. It pays its way through sight is wonderful. Budapest sightseeing tour, is one of the most required, and the most valuable point in the city. You may want to dedicate to it. A piece by bus can be arranged with the ascent to a certain point, making it even easier to access.
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