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Margaret Island (Margitsziget)

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Quiet walkways, flower gardens, romantic ruins and century-old trees make up this popular recreation spot located in the heart of Budapest.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Margitsziget 23800, Budapest 1007, Hungary
Margaret Island
+36 1 374 2600
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We wre here for 2-3 hours and didn't see everything because this is a huge park. Of courde there are some attractions, but I think it's a better place for inhabitants of Budapest than for tourists. We see here mini zoo, fountain (really nice), japan...More

Thank hubir22018
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was our last day in Budapest and we had completed our list of "must sees" and taken the obligatory short river trip. We took a number 6 tram from near our hotel to the three way Margit Bridge, which links Buda, Pest and the...More

Thank Barry C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A lovely getaway from the city. A beautiful misical fountain which is gorgeous at night. A fantastic outdoor spa where you can chill the day away. A big illuminated Budapest sign for tourists. Take the public water bus back to Gellert at sunset and spoil...More

Thank Max H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We spent here approx.2 hours but honestly, this place is worth visit at least 5hours. Walking around, relax in hippies bar, rent a bike ...

Thank Bùi V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Margaret Island as part of a cruise on the Danube. The cruise was with Danubia Legend at dock 7; the cruise stops at Margaret Island about half way through and you can get off, spend the day and you are...More

Thank KatieBlenkinsop
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been travelling Europe for a month and decided to visit Margaret island for one of our 5 days in Budapest. We spent most of the day there and walked 7km in total (we still didn't see it all!). The zoo is cute, the japanese...More

Thank Matt D
Reviewed 1 week ago

To visit, to admire the beautiful sycamores, to stay for couple of hours inhaling fresh and fragrant air andreading a good book.

Thank Mikhailenko L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Margaret Island is a good getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city center. Good place for walks/bike rides surrounded by quirky things to discover on the island - there are busts of famous folks all over the place, rose garden, japanese gardens, old...More

Thank lena975
Reviewed 1 week ago

We sailed in on our river cruise at 7 am and our guide pointed this island out. It's an oasis of peace and calm. Nature and therapy in harmony. Already people walking or just sitting peacefully.

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Island in the middle of the Danube, get there by bus or on the hop on / hop off trip boats. Spend a relaxing half day close to central Budapest in attractive parkland surroundings. Nobody lives on the island and there are no cars. Take...More

Thank seasider001
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Margaret Island
For Budapest, this island between the banks of the
Danube represents a green oasis, especially during
summer when its emerald spaces are much enjoyed by
both locals and tourists. The gardens here are very
picturesque; the flowers in full bloom give the
landscape a variety of hues; the fountains add an air
of freshness, making walks peaceful, joyful and
romantic. A leisurely stroll will uncover a variety of
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January 9, 2018|
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Response from Mali D | Reviewed this property |
Its really nice to walk most of the way on the river side - highly recommend it
August 13, 2017|
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Response from Prachi S | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it exists now!
Linor A
August 5, 2017|
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Response from sztpa | Reviewed this property |
One day. 🙂
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