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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%
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Citadella setany 1 | Gellerthegy, Budapest 1118, Hungary
Gellert Hill
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+36 70 639 3757
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

don't get me wrong, the views from the top are amazing but that is about it - pictures show this as a lively museum but everything inside looked closed and like it had been for some time (not just because we were there in the...More

Thank MrThomas1981
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Don't make the mistake of hopping off the bus, going to the viewing point, snapping a picture and hopping back on! There is so much more to this attraction and we loved exploring the area. There are great pictures to be taken from below the...More

Thank Debbie R
Reviewed 29 October 2016

The stop with the Hop on/Off bus was only for 10 minutes (clic, clic!), not the way I like to visit, so I decided to walk around the Citadel, taking my time, reading the information available and admiring the views on all sides as there...More

Thank Micarmand
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The citadel is situated in one of the best locations for some of the best scenery shots in Budapest, the Citadel is it self very plain and not much to look at, it doesn't have a long history, but it's still managed to have its...More

Thank ERIC B
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Highest point in the city, gives a great view of the river and city centre, bit of a trek up to the top, but worth it if you're into that kind of thing

Thank Sean K
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This monument is well placed, maintained and has very good information about what happened there in history. I definitely recommend it.

Thank amolkeer1981
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Good place for viewing the city, lovely at night too. The grounds surrounding area lovely for walks, best to get transport to unless you like a strenuous walk

Thank lynpolly
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We first arrived at Citadella on the hop on hop off bus on beautiful sunny day early in September, and the views were amazing from this vantage point so naturally very crowded. Next day walked along from Castle Hill and then up the winding hill...More

Thank MummaBear59
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Used the Hop On and Hop Off tour bus system and had a great time seeing the Buda side and all the Historic surroundings, Got a good history over view and just had to ride and put my ear plugs on. The tour gave time...More

Thank Keith J
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I recommend you rather than going on a bus tour or going there by car to climb up the stairs and to experience a beautiful hike/walk starting at the bottom of Elisabeth bridge- also you get to avoid some of the tourists. Autumn was definitely...More

Thank whocky w
Nearby
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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