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“Spectacular view”
Review of Citadel

Citadel
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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.
Reviewed May 31, 2013 via mobile

The views from the Citadel of the City of Budapest are outstanding. Sadly it is lined with people hawking souveniers, but it is a major tourist attraction. Huge number of tourist busses. Recommend going during the week to miss some of the crowds.

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Reviewed May 31, 2013

This fortress shows some wounds of wars past , some bullet and cannon damage can be seen, as well as the so called liberation statue when hungary was liberated form the germans, only to be dominated by the russians.

Thank Jack B
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Reviewed May 28, 2013

We climbed the hill starting at the Gellert Hotel. As we got higher the views got better. The number of people we encountered was also getting higher. Once in the Citadella, it was really relaxed as not so many people actually payed to enter. Most of them just came for the photos and the views. I do however recommend the you visit it. The views are even better from atop the citadella and I really hope you visit the bunker (included in the entrance fee) because it is very interesting.

Thank Kenny V
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Reviewed May 28, 2013

But that was it. Other than the view it was just stands with tourist trinkets. Worth visiting, but only for a brief 10 minutes.

Thank Katri K
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Reviewed May 19, 2013

Ran from Pest side over the bridge and up. A lot of tourists but the views are great. Worth the trip up. Did not walk around, but seems to be popular.

Thank yef70
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