Liberty Statue, Budapest

4.6
You'll encounter some of the best views of Budapest and the Danube at Liberty Statue, home to the Citadella, a World Heritage Site. This hillside played host to several vineyards in the 18th century and currently features several embassies and expensive homes. The reigning Habsburg Austrians built the citadel atop the hill after the Hungarian revolts of 1948 and 1949. Hike to the fortress at the summit of this 235 m (771 ft) rock hill for views of the city below. Add Liberty Statue to your Budapest travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Budapest day trip planning app .
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  • This is a nice walk up the hill with good views of Budapest and the Danube. Recommended during nice weather. Nice offers of Hungarian specialties (I liked the Kyortosh - hollow cake). To reach this hi...  more »
  • Welcome Budapest (transfer service) also offers guided sightseeing tours. We hired Tamas for a two-hour nighttime driving tour of the city. The view from Gellert Hill was amazing! I highly recommend s...  more »
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  • Very beautiful place for sightseeing the landscape! It's worth going for contemplating the Sunset. Many gift stores and restaurants nearby. You can go by transport or walking (easy/medium level) inside a cool track. Restrooms available for free. Definitely a 'must-see' spot!!!
  • Short and steep hike up the hill with views at the top to definitely make it worthwhile - not to mention the beer vendor. We got to the top at the golden hour, just before sunset. Great views of Budapest and the Danube.
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