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“Very sad photos” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Citadella

Citadella
Citadella setany 1 | Gellerthegy, Budapest 1118, Hungary
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Budapest Castle District Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #28 of 230 Attractions in Budapest
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Owner description: Located on the summit of Gellert Hill, this fortress was built by the Hapsburgs in 1854 to keep the city under surveillance.
Warrington, United Kingdom
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“Very sad photos”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

We needed to get out of the rain after having walked to the top of the Citadella and heavy rain beginning. We were not too sure if it was worth visiting. It did keep us dry and was worth a visit. The bunker had a number of very sad photos but is in need of updating. The wax models are of a low standard by comparison to many other places I have visited. The views are worth the walk though.

Visited April 2014
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Budapest, Hungary
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“Stunning views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

For those looking for spectacular views of the city of Budapest, a trip to the Citadella is a must!! Great views both night and Day

Visited March 2014
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“Amazing views!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

The Citadella itself if a small fortress on top of Gellert Hill which served as a strong hold for the occupations of Budapest. Nowadays the main reason to visit is the views of the city, which are amazing and you can see every direction and all the main landmarks. There is a small fee to go into the Citadella if you are interested in the history behind it but otherwise not really any reasons to go in as the views are pretty much the same and outside from the rest of the hill.

Buses and tourist buses go there regularly, and there are restaurants and shops around the Citadella too. Would love to visit at night which can be done, the view over the lit up city must be well worth the trek!

Visited April 2014
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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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“Amazing Views across the City”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

You can walk up (after a visit to the Gellert in our case), or jump off the buses that tour the city, but the views once there are fantastic. Well worth a visit. If you do walk, there are some play areas for children on the way up (to break up the journey)

Visited May 2013
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“For wow views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We had not intended to walk up here but some how managed to find ourselves at the top! Well its more of a hike than a walk. We intended to just look at the church in the rock, then thought lets have a look at the cross, before we knew it (around 45 minutes later) we were at the to looking out at the stunning views of the city. Its a must see but would go by bus next time!

Visited April 2014
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