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Citadel, Budapest

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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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  • It is worth taking a couple of hours to tour its gardens, its multiple viewpoints and admire the views of the city. There are buses that reach the top and avoid the effort of the climb. The descent is much more pleasant.
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  • Walking up to the Citadel you can choose slow uphill or the stairs which are steep. We choose slow uphill having just had knee surgery. The views are amazing but I found better options for views throu...  more »
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  • One must climb some stairs but even that is a nice part of the experience. The top is magnificent and the whole city can be observed from there. It is especially good place for enjoying the sunset. Definitely a must! Highly recommended.
  • Breathe taking views. Go at sunset and watch the city lights come on. The views are the best in Budapest. If you don't do this your missing out on a must see thing in Budapest
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