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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.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Buda, District 1 | next to Citadella, Budapest, Hungary
Gellért Hill
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All reviews worth the climb steep walk well worth the effort elizabeth bridge highest point hop on hop off bus nice walk views are amazing entire city the river take your time sunny day buda side chain bridge pest paths summit
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Reviewed 2 days ago

great view of the city and river, nice walk(specially if you go down hill) good hour or two walk - pending pace....

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Yoav N
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was a nice walk up the hill, and the views from the top were great. It is very uncrowned in early January.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Eat-Wild-Salmon
Reviewed 4 days ago

The views from here at sundown are gorgeous - don't stay too long if you want to walk down back to the Danube as the trails are steep. We came here after spending the afternoon at Gellert Bath. A perfect way to end our Buda...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 1520annesophieb
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We walked up Gellert Hill after spending the morning at the Baths. Along the wall there are spectacular views, and a fun little children’s playground with slides and built-in trampolines that we had fun playing on as well. I highly recommend walking. Then come we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank kiwiswd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This attraction is located on top of Gellert hill in the Buda part of the town. The Liberty Statue on the Citadella is clearly visible from various parts of Budapest. The Statue of Liberty is dedicated to people bringing freedom and prosperity to Hungary. There...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank MonuD
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow what fantastic views . Easy to get to using the hop on hop off bus . Early evening is best just as it’s going dark

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank chrisbI5502IG
Reviewed 1 week ago

This fascinating and extensive history surrounding the Citadel is complimented by the Liberty Statue at one end of the fortress, a monument stationed at the top of Gellert Hill commemorating those who gave their lives fighting for the independence of Hungary. The views from this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank shaneyou1989
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked up from hour hotels across the Danube for sunrise. The view was amazing and beautiful. It’s an easy walk up the top. Being runner it was rather chilly so wear warm clothing

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Monsmiley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am sure there is an easier way to get to the top of this hill but to those who have a bad foot - BEWARE, I was bad off by time we made it to the top. Great views but not the best I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank wahinisis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I definetely recommend going up the hill, maybe break a sweat, because at the top the view is amazing...I recommend going up on a sunny day, it’s outstanding :)

Date of experience: December 2018
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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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11 July 2018|
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Response from Dorka77 | Reviewed this property |
I hope I'm right- it's opening hours are 9.30-7.30 but not sure about the price. Couple of years ago it was 500Ft (HUF)
9 July 2018|
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Response from rtravel34 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure on the fee but there must be a way to drive up because as I came over the hill (huffing and puffing while dripping in sweat) there were people who were just casually strolling around that hadn’t broken a sweat. Ask... More
15 January 2018|
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Response from Pat D | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is worth it. Everything in Budapest is worth it. Some of our best pics are from up there. If you are fit enough you will be able to climb the steps, just take your time. Lovely views all the way. We are both nearly... More