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Margaret Island (Margitsziget)

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Margitsziget 23800, Budapest 1007, Hungary
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Quiet walkways, flower gardens, romantic ruins and century-old trees make up this popular recreation spot located in the heart of Budapest.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“japanese garden” (128 reviews)
“running track” (127 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Margitsziget 23800, Budapest 1007, Hungary
Margaret Island
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Reviewed yesterday

Absolutely one of the best places to go in Budapest for a walk and it was a place that was mostly used by the locals. Mostly an island that had limited acces for cars it was easy for families to let their kids play around...More

Thank Jens P
Reviewed 3 days ago

This wasn't on the top of my 'to do list' but I was very glad I stopped by for a visit. I highly recommend renting a bicycle to get around the city quicker and this is a great place to ride a bicycle also. The...More

Thank Creeping_Death_LA
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a great day there as the weather was sunny and warm. We rented bicycles and we got around the island inside a magical landscape with lots of different areas. You can do sunbathing, hiking, biking, jogging, lay on the grass and have your...More

Thank Test R
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was a nice stroll for a Sunday morning. It is easily reached by taxi from Pest. The muscal fountains are very nice.

Thank Mirbog
Reviewed 6 days ago

You can easily spend a whole morning or more there. This island have many things to see, two bridges, a small place with animals, Japan garden and many more to see. some old trees too and a fountain with classical music and water show.

Thank litanies
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can take a boat trip to get there or you can use the connection over Margit Bridge. You can rent an electric bike or bicycle. There is a hotel and some small restaurants. It is a nice place for walking or running.

Thank Cenk D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I like this place. This is a place for a wonderful walk after a busy day. And why not a place to activate life force before the beginning of the day! I like to build on the chairs next to the fountain, smoke a few...More

Thank Ivan61Sofia_Bulgaria
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have some spare time visit Margaret Island it is just a short walk from Parliament across the bridge. The area is beautiful full of trees, tracks for running and cyclists. There is a lot of park area where you can sit and enjoy...More

Thank DeanieB73
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love spending time at Margaret Island. Siting at the big open space in the middle, walking around the park, siting on the bench close to the beautiful rose bushes while reading a great book, meditating & resting under the big old trees, or just...More

1  Thank Tijana V
Reviewed 1 week ago

This island, in the middle of the Danube, is so peaceful, with tracks for runners marked out with distances.There are tracks for cyclists and paths for walkers. There are the most beautiful fountains which 'dance' to the music in the centre. Boats stop here for...More

Thank Bridie K
Margaret Island
For Budapest, this island between the banks of the
Danube represents a green oasis, especially during
summer when its emerald spaces are much enjoyed by
both locals and tourists. The gardens here are very
picturesque; the flowers in full bloom give the
landscape a variety of hues; the fountains add an air
of freshness, making walks peaceful, joyful and
romantic. A leisurely stroll will uncover a variety of
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Response from Prachi S | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it exists now!
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5 August 2017|
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Response from WineHighlander | Reviewed this property |
No, but there are extensive private grass areas, both shaded and in the open which many people were sunbathing in. No one was close to each other as this is a very large area so nice and private