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Gellert Hill and Statue

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Address: Buda, District 1 | next to Citadella, Budapest, Hungary
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Description: The best views of Budapest and the Danube River are from this hill, which...
The best views of Budapest and the Danube River are from this hill, which also features the imposing fortress, the Citadella, at its summit.
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Budapest Tour with Optional Danube River Cruise

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The statue can be seen from anywhere you are in the city and looks wonderful lit up at night. Due to lack of time didn't get to spend a lot of time - went up on the tour bus! A... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

The statue can be seen from anywhere you are in the city and looks wonderful lit up at night. Due to lack of time didn't get to spend a lot of time - went up on the tour bus! A place to visit next time

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

my first really serious jolly in Budapest, on my first full days amble, after crossing that magnificent bridge over that even more magnificent Danube, what to do? what to do? go back or walk up that big *** off hill with the angle looking gal atop? yes hoof it up the hill it was to be!! It was steep up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

See the beautifull Danube and the surroundings,most famous buildings of the city and enjoy the views.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

You have to walk up there to admire the beauty of the Budapest, but it is definitely worth it! Do nto worry which path you chose, all in all you get to the top. You can start from the Cross down and visit the Cave church (600HUF adult ticket) and then go up, but you can also start from climbing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We took a taxi and spent about 20 minutes to walk around the area. The view of the Danube and of the city is very nice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Amazing views from up here. Definitely worth a visit, I've got some great photos to take home. Bus trip can take you here.

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malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

You have to be fit to walk because it's quite a steep hill & there are stairs as well, so be prepared. On the way up there are many stops where you can take photos of the lovely view. When you get to the top there is a fantastic view of the Danube river & also Liberty Statue.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Be prepared for a long walk and many stairs! Take plenty of water and wear comfortable walking shoes and you will be fine. There are lots of benches where you can stop and rest, and believe me it is well worth it once you get to the top! The view is by far the best in Budapest and you can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

i recommend you go on a sunny day but even on a cloudy day it is a nice trip up to the top. you can see all over budapest!!

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knighton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

It is well worth the visit ,a leisurely walk up to it ,but well worth it as the view over pest in fantastic

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