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Gellert Hill and Statue

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Address: Buda, District 1 | next to Citadella, Budapest, Hungary
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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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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Visited the hill and park surrounding the area. A place good for some quiet moments.Its safe and cleanliness are perfect for this time of the year.

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Birkirkara, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited the hill and park surrounding the area. A place good for some quiet moments.Its safe and cleanliness are perfect for this time of the year.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a big mud where me and my 73 old grandma in february went up.. but still worth it! The feeling and the statue were amazing... the ambience breath special nice energy! Go there!!

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Antwerp, Belgium
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The hike is good for your health and the view is even better for your eyes! But on the way up, don't look around too much because the hill itself is not maintained very well so everything is quite dirty. What a pity!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A wonderful way to view the city from a wonderful height. Not really much else to do here and worth doing at day and night.

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

After walking round the castle gardens we put our best foot forward and after food made the almighty climb to the statue at Gellert Hill. A lot of steps but there are forms along the way for you to get your breath back! At the top the views are great and far reaching. It was a little misty over the... More 

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Ramat-Gan, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is a hard climb to the top of the hill, but it is worth it. Beautiful view, even in the foggy winter day we were there.

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County Carlow, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A long walk up to the top and a lot of steps, but well worth the visit. The view overlooks Budapest and what a view. We had a clear bright day and the view was amazing. Well worth a trip, but not for the faint hearted!!!

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Sleaford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went the long way up the hill, lots of steps and physical walking. Once at the top the views are sensational! You can see lots of the city; unfortunately it wasn't clear on the day we went but still a great view! The citadel wasn't that amazing to see but the statues and views make the walk worthwhile.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Like the title says, this is the place to get the best view of Budapest. Very nice especially on a clear day.

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Leuven, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Although it is a bit exhausting to go up there, the view is astonishing. If the weather is fine and there is no mist (Like our case) the view is probably one of the best that can be found in Budapest. Apart from that the walk around the hill is great since it's a nice place with nature and great... More 

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Gellert Hill
If you want to treat your camera to some amazing scenery, Gellért Hill is a must on your itinerary. A funicular journey from the Chain Bridge along the hillsides provides a fast connection between Buda and Pest, hoisting visitors to panoramic vistas. Once on top of the hill, you’ll find the Citadel dominate the landscape with its imposing 19th century construction, a site that’s hard to keep your eyes on without being distracted by the phenomenal view over the Danube and the eight bridges crossing. Once on Gellért Hill however, one mustn’t miss the famous Gellért Baths. Budapest is renown for its thermal waters and its baths, and the Gellért Baths are housed in an impressive art nouveau structure. Its interior design, with its many mosaics, recalls the preceding relationships the city has had with healing springs and saunas, traditionally used within this neighborhood since the Ottoman Empire.
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