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Citadel, Budapest

4.3
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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  • Visited on Sunday using my city from hop on hop off, views from here are impressive, looking up and down the Danube  more »
  • Well worth the climb if only for the amazing views from the top. Statue marks the liberation after WW2. The citadel was built in 1851 by Julius Jacob von Haynau, a commander of the Austrian Empire...  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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