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Name: Citadel
Category: Architecture, castles and historic districts
Location: 1118 Budapest, Citadella sétány

Description

Built in 1851 at the order of François-Joseph, it crowns the top of mount Gellért. The Hungarian revolt of 1848-1849 having "shook" the Austrians, who saw in this defensive works a means to control the city.… Read the rest here →

Name: Citadel
Category: Architecture, castles and historic districts
Location: 1118 Budapest, Citadella sétány

Description

Built in 1851 at the order of François-Joseph, it crowns the top of mount Gellért. The Hungarian revolt of 1848-1849 having "shook" the Austrians, who saw in this defensive works a means to control the city.… Read the rest here →

Name: Gellért Hill
Category: Nature and gardens
Location: 1118 Budapest, Kelenhegyi út

Description

Located between Elizabeth Bridge and Liberty Bridge (Várbalang), Gellért Hill (235m) is one of the most characteristic features of the right bank of the Danube. In the 19C, the hill's slopes were covered in vines, later wiped out by phylloxera.… Read the rest here →

Name: Gellért Hill
Category: Nature and gardens
Location: 1118 Budapest, Kelenhegyi út

Description

Located between Elizabeth Bridge and Liberty Bridge (Várbalang), Gellért Hill (235m) is one of the most characteristic features of the right bank of the Danube. In the 19C, the hill's slopes were covered in vines, later wiped out by phylloxera.… Read the rest here →

 

After a lot of pacing the streets in Day 1 and Day 2, here we start with a coffee at one of Budapest’s most luxurious coffee houses, followed by a spot of shopping, taking in everything from designer boutiques, folk art shops, and food markets.… Read the rest here →

 

Cruising the Danube

Cruising the Danube
Cruising the Danube

 

There’s nothing like a boat ride on a fine sunny day.… Read the rest here →