It takes a bit of breath to reach the top but it is absolutely worth the while! At the top awaits the most amazing views of Budapest!
About Gellert Hill and Statue
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The walk up the hill isn't as hard as I thought it would be. For me it wasn't hard at all and the paths that lead you there are beautiful. The view from the top is amazing - the best for pest side.
Totally amazing Birdseye view of a beautiful city. Along with steps from the riverside up to the statue, there are also buses that stop for people who may be less able. There are market stalls at the top sometimes along with a snack and drink...More
You get to see some of the breathtaking views when you come here. Entire Budapest city is visible with some attractive site seeing. Wonderful view. A must do.
The statue, locals call it the Statue of Liberty, sits atop the high hill on the Buda side of the Danube. It is said to overlook and protect the city. During the Communist time, there were sculptures of Soviet soldiers under the liberty statue. THe...More
Definitely recommended for the highest panoramic view of Budapest. I went with some friends and we decided to walk down hill. It is an easy nature walk.
Excellent view of Danube and the city. The hill has many paths and the trees have some interesting bird life including hawfinches
I challenge you to find a better view. P.S. you wont. It is a must see to get pictures of the whole of Budapest. you can see everything, especially on a clear and sunny day.
We crossed the Danube over the beautiful Liberty Bridge and followed the winding path to the top of Gellert Hill (definitely requires a degree of aerobic ability) where we were rewarded with great views. We were fortunate that there was a lovely sunrise when we...More
This overpowering structure on the top of the hill on the Buda side of the city is a sad relic from the communist era. All that can be said about it is that it is very large. The locals call it the "can opener."