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Citadel, Budapest

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Climb the hill to Citadel for a panoramic view of the city, the Danube, and its eight bridges. Built in 1851 by the Habspurgs to demonstrate their control over the Hungarians, this fortress was never used in battle. Climb the winding stairs to the top of the hill or take a bus, taxi, or car and park in the available spots. Plan your visit to Citadel and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Budapest day trip planning app .
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  • It is located on the Gellert Hill. After a 15 minute uphill ride in a park, you will reach the highest point of Budapest from where you will enjoy great views
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  • You can get up here on the bus, tuk tuk or the red tour buses. The views are staggering and you almost get a full 360 of Budapest. The citdel is on the top of Gelllert hills and has a cafe and a small...  more »
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  • One must climb some stairs but even that is a nice part of the experience. The top is magnificent and the whole city can be observed from there. It is especially good place for enjoying the sunset. Definitely a must! Highly recommended.
  • Breathe taking views. Go at sunset and watch the city lights come on. The views are the best in Budapest. If you don't do this your missing out on a must see thing in Budapest
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