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Margaret Island (Margitsziget)

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Address: Margitsziget 23800, Budapest 1007, Hungary
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Quiet walkways, flower gardens, romantic ruins and century-old trees make...

Quiet walkways, flower gardens, romantic ruins and century-old trees make up this popular recreation spot located in the heart of Budapest.

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well worth a visit

Beautiful place, much bigger than we anticipated, we hired bicycles for an hour and has a great time viewing the gardens and small animal enclosure. lovely for a picnic or just to... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful place, much bigger than we anticipated, we hired bicycles for an hour and has a great time viewing the gardens and small animal enclosure. lovely for a picnic or just to chill and take in the sights alongside the river.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Was really excited to visit the island and had heard nice things about it, but it was full of construction and the pool on it appeared to be closed for construction or maintenance which was a shame. Although its pretty, a nice place to have a sit down and the musical fountain is cool.

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Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I usually write very positive reviews, so perhaps we were very tired after a long day traveling around Buda, but when we got off the tram and wandered into Margitsziget (Margaret's Island) we had hoped for some peaceful areas where we could take a break from the hustle of the big city and enjoy nature. What we found were an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Whenever we are in Budapest and we get a nice day, we take one of the yellow trams to the last stop on the Pest side then walk half way across the Margeret Bridge and walk to the right along the entrance to the island. Just inside the park is the singing fountain which performs (I think) on the hour... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Margarétin ostrov je ideálnym miestom oddychu pri spoznávaní Budapešte. Relaxujte pri spievajúcej fontáne, rozkvitnutých záhonoch, v kúpeľoch, na bicykli, ... Možností je oveľa viac. Margaret Island is an ideal resting place for those who are exploring Budapest. You can relax by the singing fountain, blooming flower beds, baths, on the bicycle ... the possibilities are much more.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited this island at the weekend and it was nice to see plenty of families out enjoying themselves, whether it be cycling , jogging etc. Fountains were spectacular

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Liked it. Nice, silence green island. Beautiful island. You can rent byececle and drive around. Enjoy!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You can take one of the many river boats or tour boats to this idyllic spot on the river frequented by locals and tourists alike. It is mainly a large park with very beautiful trees and gardens.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I spend a very relaxing afternoon here during my last stay in Budapest. I walked to this island as it was not too far from where I was staying and I enjoy walking. You have an option of taking a ferry as well. its a great place to have a fun afternoon if you are traveling with family. You can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Ideal for an easy walk on a nice day. Do not miss the musical fountain:a 30 minute of a spectacular show.

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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 sites, even the ruins of a medieval Franciscan church and convent are still visible.
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