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Citadel

Citadella setany 1 | Gellerthegy, Budapest 1118, Hungary
+36 70 639 3757
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Located on the summit of Gellert Hill, this fortress was built by the Hapsburgs in 1854 to keep the city under surveillance.
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  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Citadella setany 1 | Gellerthegy, Budapest 1118, Hungary
Gellert Hill
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most beautiful view of Budapest. An inspiring and informative historic place. Characteristic and admirable.

Thank Yasmin0110
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is essentially a 15minute walk up a hill to see views over Budapest. You can't go into the fortress and it isn't particularly impressive from the outside. The view is similar to the view from castle hill, where there are many sights to see....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great walk/climb from 8E bus stop. Once at the top, the view of Budapest is breathtaking!! Walk around the Citadel to see the bullet holes and shrapnel marks left by the war. Walk down the other side to the Elizabeth bridge and walk into...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To see what this place meant to the overall protection of the city. It is so unfortunate that some individuals want to deface the photographs that the city has put there... taking pieces of the photos for souveniers. It was interesting to see that the...More

Thank rodneyvaldine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recommended visit after visiting Buda Hill and Statue of St Stephen. Continue the walk along the wall pathway. Excellent panoramic views of the city.

Thank Itay E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning view all arround the town, it's worth it to climb the hill, even it's really hot summer, you will be glad that you make it.

Thank Marek J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Of course there is no bad angle to view Budapest, since the city itself is breathtaking. But I promise you that viewing it from Citadel with take your breath away! For me it's probably one of the best place to view the city, from Buda...More

Thank YunitaTHollinger
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located at the top of gellert hill, the views here are fantastic. It’s only a short climb up, however it is quite steep but there is loads of points to stop and take a break while taking in the views. A must do and you...More

Thank Sean H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great workout climbing to the top. Well rewarded with spectacular views of Budapest from the top. Enjoy.

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's an easy hike up the citadel to get you a wonderful panoramic view of Budapest. Can imagine it would be a spectacular evening viewing spot.

Thank revett2016
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Gellert Hill
If you want to treat your camera to some amazing
scenery, Gellért Hill is a must on your itinerary. A
funicular journey from the Chain Bridge along the
hillsides provides a fast connection between Buda and
Pest, hoisting visitors to panoramic vistas. Once on
top of the hill, you’ll find the Citadel dominate the
landscape with its imposing 19th century construction,
a site that’s hard to keep your eyes on without being
...More
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SteveatDurham
18 August 2015|
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Response from Vlasta2015 | Reviewed this property |
It should be about 15 minutes to get to the Citadel from the Gellert square by the river Danube (take tram 47 or 49 from Deak square to get here, or bus number 7 from the Keleti Train Station, Blaha square, Astoria square or... More
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