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“Go, if only for the views!!!”
Review of Citadel

Citadel
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$70.29*
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Budapest Tour by Night
Ranked #35 of 459 things to do in Budapest
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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.
South Lanarkshire
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“Go, if only for the views!!!”
Reviewed April 10, 2013

We stopped off here briefly, whilst on the Blue Route Hop On/Hop Off Bus tour. Unfortunately we only got about a 10-minute break to have a look around. In hindsight, we should really have spent more time and caught a later bus back. You can get great panoramic views over the city if it is a nice clear day. There is also a park area, which I can only imagine will be very busy with tourists in the summer months. I would suspect that it would be a nice area to walk around or just relax with a picnic on a nice day.

Visited March 2013
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“Wonderful view!”
Reviewed April 4, 2013

It's worth to go on top of the hill you can take wonderful picture and admire the beautiful city view, suggested in the night as well!

Visited April 2013
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“Fantastic view!”
Reviewed March 24, 2013 via mobile

A perfect view of buda and peste ! At evening, with the lights on is fantastic! Beautiful!!! Dont miss this place! You can take the bus 27 to go there!

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Madrid, Spain
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“Interesting to walk around”
Reviewed March 23, 2013

Great views over the city and the history is interesting to get to know a bit more about the situation in Budapest during the 'wars'. If the weather is nice, the park behind is worth a visit to wander around and relax

Visited March 2013
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“Stunning views and a great way to stay fit!”
Reviewed March 17, 2013

Took the tourist bus up to the top and was amazed by the views across the Danube and Pest (the flat side of Budapest). It's worth taking transport up and then trekking down at your own pace otherwise you miss some great historical areas and buildings. Again it a great place of photo enthusiasts. It does get populate with tourists but there are enough places to go off the beaten track. Definitely worth going in the summer (June or July).

Visited July 2012
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