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City Hiking: and it ends with Ice Cream and View!

I decided to take a walk up to the top of Janoshegy as a way to get a little out of the crowds of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Stiki N
Austin, Texas
Nice view, worth a visit

Nice place and quite easy to reach here. The Erzebet kilato offers a beautiful view of Budapest... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Partha B
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The highest point in Budapest offers stunning views of the city and Danube River below.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Budapest 1121, Hungary
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I decided to take a walk up to the top of Janoshegy as a way to get a little out of the crowds of tourists and concrete and it was well worth it. I used google maps to navigate on foot the 6km up to...More

Thank Stiki N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place and quite easy to reach here. The Erzebet kilato offers a beautiful view of Budapest from the top. If you have a pair of binoculars you can have a look at parliament, Margaret island and surrounding areas from the top of the tower....More

Thank Partha B
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

If you love hiking in the nature, it shouldn't be a big deal to climb a few steps in the Elizabeth tower, once you're on the top of the highest hill in Budapest. If you don't, well it's definitely worth it. The sight from there...More

Thank CodaQ
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I recommend if you have time to visit this funny place. It is a remote location from the city center on Buda side. To make the experience better, you should take the chair lift (yes!!!) from down the hill.

Thank Globetrotteurmonde
Reviewed 19 April 2017

It's a nice view for sure. I can't say it's massively different from the one you get from the top of the cable car, so it's up to you whether you wish to make the extra effort to go here. I'm glad I did, but...More

2  Thank Natalie S
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Take an afternoon to visit the highest point for a panoramic view of Budapest. You can get there by chairlift or the cogwheel railway and then the Children's Railway. You do have to walk from there past a picnic spot. You can either go by...More

Thank headbeeguy
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We came by 291 bus to the chair lift, but it was closed due to maintenance so we just walked up the hill. The first part of the path is along the lift route. At some stage this path is too steep, so proceed along...More

Thank alexander2015858
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Don't be put off by peple saying this is difficult to get to, it's not. From my hotel via the tube and one bus it was 40 mins overall and well worth it. 291 bus stops right outside. Quick and efficient to get onto the...More

Thank GreenyG80
Reviewed 14 March 2017

It is a little excursion to get there, when you have time, you can walk in the Buda Hill forest or take a bus to go. From the top you have a wonderful panorama of the city.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I'm so glad I overcame my fear of heights and gave the extra effort to climb on top of this historical panorama tower - it was amazing, like being on a sky island! The only minus point comes from the fact that all the toilet...More

Thank Mikko R
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How would we get from the City Center to the childrens railway? Thanks
3 April 2017|
Response from Mariann H |
At first you should get to Széll Kálmán tér, which is a major transfer hub in Buda. There are several possibilities tram 4,6, 17, bus 5, 39 Metro line 2. From there you should take bus nr 21 or 61 to the two end station of... More
Catherine B
What would be the best way to get to János-hegy from the city centre? We won't have a car, so bus or train would be ideal. Thanks.
3 June 2016|
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Response from Quietman70 | Reviewed this property |
The best way up to Janoshegy is to use the children's railway which is a must do experience in itself. You can catch the cog railway from the city centre to the children's railway. It is a fun way to get there and cheap. You... More