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Gellert Hill and Statue

Buda, District 1 | next to Citadella, Budapest, Hungary
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The best views of Budapest and the Danube River are from this hill, which also features the imposing fortress, the Citadella, at its summit.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Buda, District 1 | next to Citadella, Budapest, Hungary
Gellert Hill
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

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!

Thank Christina_Hammer
Reviewed yesterday

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.

Thank Danielle D
Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank Emily W
Reviewed 2 days ago

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.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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

Thank DrKatieRN
Reviewed 3 days ago

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.

Thank Sara C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent view of Danube and the city. The hill has many paths and the trees have some interesting bird life including hawfinches

Thank whinaem
Reviewed 4 days ago

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.

Thank Tom A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

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

Thank DM66
Reviewed 5 days ago

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."

Thank JEM02882
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
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28 January 2017|
Response from theofme | Reviewed this property |
You could take the bus No27 from Moricz Szigmund Korter.
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