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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
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Reviewed yesterday

Lovely green space to stroll around, although it is in the middle of the river you wouldn't think you were in Budapest. Worth walking to the northern end of the island to see the Japanese garden. The park also contains the Palatinus lido. We spent...More

Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 2 days ago

A laid-back island in the Danube provides a great place to relax, bike, stroll, meet people, look at animals, and otherwise relax.

Thank NikoliGogol
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is well worth a visit too. Another great free activity. You can just stroll round or hire a bike/pedal car. There are fountains for the kids to play in, parks, gardens, a miniature zoo amongst lots of other things. Great for kids and adults...More

Thank Carlsberg2223
Reviewed 3 days ago

Relax here,it’s a huge park,full of surprises,views from above the river,locals excerciseing there pets and them selves,families,this park is to take all you can see from an elevated hill.

Thank tchell2016
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely very big park with beautiful gardens. Musical fountain is in the beginning. You can walk, rent a bike, take the bus or rent a cute little golf car. A must in Budapest and I would definitely recommend it.

Thank Jackson321
Reviewed 5 days ago

As we were in Budapest I kept posting my pictures on Facebook of our trips out, & friends asked if we'd been to Margaret Island to see the musical fountain. We went along there today to see the fountain & we weren't disappointed, we are...More

Thank Su B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not a famous place, but it's nice to have a walk and do some sport. Tou can rent a bike there also and admire the gardens.

Thank GlobeTrip78
Reviewed 1 week ago

worth a stroll around or on a vehicle that you can hire there .the musical fountain is a good chill out zone

Thank jimmyh672
Reviewed 1 week ago

Margaret Island is a very large park in the center of the Danube, but it is so much more. There is a thermal spa, Japanese garden, flower garden, petting zoo, ruins, hotel, restaurants and a jogging and bike path. It's very easy to get to....More

Thank kitty32655
Reviewed 1 week ago

A Island between Pest and Buda, easy reachable with public transport or a hop on hop off bus. Many go kart or bike lessor's at the Margaret bridge end of the island. The fountain on the Margaret bridge end of the island is really nice,...More

Thank Kenny700
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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!
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August 5, 2017|
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Response from sztpa | Reviewed this property |
One day. 🙂
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