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At a height of 526 m (1,276 ft), Janoshegy stands as the tallest hill in Hungary--the country's highest peak. Atop it stands an elegant, historical lookout tower with an observation deck that offers panoramic views of the city. You'll have the chance to hike, mountain bike, or run here. You can access the top of the mountain by chairlift; a short bus ride takes you to the bottom of the lift. Arrange to visit Janoshegy and other attractions in Budapest using our Budapest road trip tool .
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  • It is worth climbing up on the hill from Normafa, and then up on the stairs of the tower. You can also use the chairlift on the way back, which takes you to Zugliget.  more »
  • Reached by cable car (not reported) or through a mountain path, which, however, is definitely not supported by indications whatsoever. The walking path, from the stop at the belvedere, takes about 1:30. The structure itself is uninteresting, but it offers the chance to climb on the highest point of the belvedere, enjoying a full view of Budapest and its surroundings. The cable car station there is a stocked bar with great food and clean bathrooms. Nearby there is also a playground for children and dogs.
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  • My partner & I loved coming up to the Jánoshegyi/Elizabeth lookout time to time. Especially just before sunset. It’s magical & romantic. The building and the surrounding area has its own charm.  more »
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  • Traquid forest, but very domestic, ie, not wild: there are roads and playgroundr and such
  • Beautiful place!
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  • The view is beautiful
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  • Wonderful panorama!
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