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Citadella

#496 of 2,457 Restaurants in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Neighbourhood:
Gellert Hill
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Citadella setany 1118, Budapest 1118, Hungary
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11:00 - 23:00
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Medulin, Croatia
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114 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Old fortress over Danube river. Ther is a museum with dalls in german and old Hungarian uniforms from WWII. There is a good restaurant on the top of fort.

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Thank zpetrov9
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The view from the top of the Citadella is breathtaking. You can see the entire view of downtown Budapest, so if you're an avid photographer, this is definitely a must-visit for you. The castle district is close by and I would highly recommend visiting the Buda Castle Labyrinth.

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Thank Pablo1225
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58 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located next to the Liberty Statue on Gellert Hill, with great views all across the city. If you are interested in history, you should not miss it. You can still see the bullet holes on the side. There are cabins for food.

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Thank Laura R
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This is one of the stops on most bus tours. Which I found a pretty good way to get around. Good views of the city too

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Thank Thomas R
Raleigh, North Carolina
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457 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Even though I could not find my way inside there are nice photographs on the exterior that explain a lot about the history of the Citadel.

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Thank Linda B
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46 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Worth a mooch but fisherman's bastion views and surroundings are miles better. Looooong walk up and tiring even in cold weather. Views from top are nice but id defo say I'd choose fisherman's bastion over here any day. Especially if you ain't super fit!

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Thank Magsy_83
Izmit, Turkey
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I have been to Budapest 3 times so far and each time I visited this place. If you want to have a picture with a beautiful back ground of Budapest, thats the place you should go. White bridge looks great from here.

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Thank Fatih T
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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255 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We got to the Citadel on the hop on hop off, they told us the scenic views were good, they were not kidding. On the day we visited the Citadel was not open to the public, so we did not see inside. The outside though is a testament to the turbulent past it as seen, shell and bullet holes are... More 

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alexandra headland
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371 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

A must visit. The views are amazing. Walk to the very top as the views get better the higher you go. Take time to read the history of the citadels located on the wall

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Killarney, Ireland
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Its great because you have a clear view of Budapest, it is beautiful to see it from the top of the mountain!

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Thank Margit L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Hungarian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Citadella setany 1118, Budapest 1118, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > Gellert Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Gellert Hill

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Staying in Gellert Hill

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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 distracted by the phenomenal view over the Danube and the eight bridges crossing. Once on Gellért Hill however, one mustn’t miss the famous Gellért Baths. Budapest is renown for its thermal waters and its baths, and the Gellért Baths are housed in an impressive art nouveau structure. Its interior design, with its many mosaics, recalls the preceding relationships the city has had with healing springs and saunas, traditionally used within this neighborhood since the Ottoman Empire.
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