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Citadel, Budapest

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#12 of 265 in Historic Sites in Hungary
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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Climb the hill to Citadel for a panoramic view of the city, the Danube, and its eight bridges. Built in 1851 by the Habspurgs to demonstrate their control over the Hungarians, this fortress was never used in battle. Climb the winding stairs to the top of the hill or take a bus, taxi, or car and park in the available spots. Plan your visit to Citadel and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Budapest day trip planning app.
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  • 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 :) 
    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 :)  more »
  • Closed for renovations!! Awesome views though even with the fence in the way. The hike was great, but the grounds are off limits until 2022. Of note, the hike had several homeless people camps... 
    Closed for renovations!! Awesome views though even with the fence in the way. The hike was great, but the grounds are off limits until 2022. Of note, the hike had several homeless people camps...  more »
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  • Beautiful view. A popular place, but there is enough space for everyone. The statue itself is being repaired, but may slip behind the fence. There is no toilet, so all the bushes ....
  • Hard to go up there, but amazing view

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