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  • Harry
    Linz, Austria206 contributions
    If you are only able to visit one single spot during your stay, you should go to Halaszbastya. We walked up from the Metro station which took roughly 10min.
    Written 9 August 2022
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  • Krishconny
    Belgrade, Serbia36 contributions
    Shoes that symbolize the suffering of Jews and other anti-Nazis in WW2. They are made of metal and many of them contain flowers left by tourists and residents.
    Written 8 August 2022
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  • jessypj
    Swindon, UK81 contributions
    We loved spending a morning here . Great place to visit if you are short on money. The musical water fountain was a nice surprise! Island would have five stars if it had better and bigger cafes . Be aware you have to pay to use the toilet !
    Written 5 August 2022
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  • raymondf80
    cork86 contributions
    To say reaching the top in 30 degrees of afternoon heat and humidity was a trek would be an understatement. To say I was more than delighted that I did, would also be an understatement. The views are spectacular. The views are spectacular. Panoramic. There is an energy about this place that is hard to explain. It almost feels like you become revitalised after every viewing point.
    Written 9 June 2022
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  • Clarah-Lou
    London, UK82 contributions
    Great place to be in the heat although limited sun beds and chairs so arrive early!

    Definitely try the beer spa…
    Written 25 July 2022
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  • lucille_04
    Athens, Greece18 contributions
    It was excellent place with great view...a town inside a castle, like you were lost in the previous century...
    Written 11 June 2022
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  • JRMADA
    United States769 contributions
    It is just a square. Good enough for 2-3 pictures. Not much to do here, but if you walk trough the front and go through it, there is a cool park behind it with a Castle to the right. Go there…
    Written 3 August 2022
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  • Zajączkowska
    Krakow, Poland37 contributions
    The citadel is closed to be renovated. But it is worth to go there and see the beautiful view of Budabest especially at night. There is so dark so don’t forget to have a flashlight in your phone :)
    Written 29 November 2021
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  • JRMADA
    United States769 contributions
    There are a couple of museums here and lots of places for beautiful pictures. Go early as this place fills up with people wanting a picture.
    Written 3 August 2022
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  • msa23_2000
    Chino Hills, CA1,197 contributions
    Go to Margaret Island and enjoy the whole place. This is right on the southern end. Great place to sit, listen to the music, enjoy the people, and relax. Lots of locals just sitting about and relaxing. Good times.
    Written 23 July 2022
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  • Sam
    Nuremberg, Germany11,371 contributions
    This is Budapest. Nightlife!!! Loved this place. Bunch of restaurants, bars, karaoke bars, gentleman clubs to choose from
    Written 10 July 2022
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  • JRMADA
    United States769 contributions
    There is a little of everything for everyone here. From groceries, to meat and cheeses, to fruits and vegetables… one can find something to take home. It is a bit crowded at times, and during summer it is hard to stay there for too long as it gets very hot inside.
    Written 5 August 2022
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  • Екатерина Н
    Irkutsk, Russia66 contributions
    Январь 2022, статуя и цитадель на реконструкции, подойти нельзя. Хотя по пути насладились видами Пешта, January 2022, the statue and the citadel are under reconstruction, it is impossible to approach. Although along the way we enjoyed the views of Pest,
    Written 28 January 2022
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  • Luise R
    20 contributions
    Nice fresh produce and very friendly people come together every Sunday for this very social farmers market. It’s definitely a highlight on Budapest trip
    Written 2 April 2022
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  • pfefmeister
    San Francisco, CA2,586 contributions
    Nice old iron bridge worth walking across if you are in the Central Market area. Pedestrian walkways on both sides, it’s fun to watch the river boats work their way on the Danube. We crossed and walked to the castle grounds, a nice walkable stretch of real estate.
    Written 21 July 2022
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