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Margaret Island (Margitsziget)

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Quiet walkways, flower gardens, romantic ruins and century-old trees make up this popular recreation spot located in the heart of Budapest.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Margitsziget 23800, Budapest 1007, Hungary
Margaret Island
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Luckily the weather in early November was superb which made the visit to this quiet and tranquil island really worthwhile. Thoroughly enjoyable and would highly recommend it to anyone.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kenneth h
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

This place is huge and a great place for a relaxing stroll. There are ruins, a water park, sports facilities, a rubberized track running around the whole island, bicycle rentals, beer gardens, regular gardens of all sorts, playgrounds for kids, outdoor gym equipment, and so...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Alyssa P
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

Margaret island was like a magical winter wonderland. Everything covered in snow, so picturesque. We threw snowballs,built snowmen,made snow Angels. Brilliant fun. We Stopped for a hot chocolate and a warming palinka ( fruit flavours 37.5 - 86% alcohol), one was enough🤪 The island was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 28 December 2018

The place is like heaven. The day we visited was snowing. There are many spas and parks. You can go on foot or bus. I'm pretty sure that on Spring the place could be like Eden. Don't miss it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alximistis A
Reviewed 27 December 2018

A quite, peaceful island in the middle of a booming city. Truely a place to make a relaxing walk and still breath in the energy Budapest has to offer. I loved laying down in the grass next to the music fountain. You could easily spent...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jannick98
Reviewed 20 December 2018

If you like to run while on holiday then go to Margaret Island. It's easy to run to and provides a jogging path around the edge. On a clear day you will experience lovely views and the BUDAPEST sign makes a great picture. Definitely do...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank melikeytotravel
Reviewed 17 December 2018

It is rare to find an island in the middle of a city and that is what we found in Budapest, with loads of spas!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ad7737
Reviewed 13 December 2018

What a place to walk to and walk around. There is a purpose built running track which is around 3.3 miles around the island. We walked on the walkways and enjoyed the scenery of the park. The down isde was that the majority of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Budda_Vida
Reviewed 12 December 2018

nice place for family, ancient and historical , recommended to get your family in a day visit but avoid weekends

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wawo w
Reviewed 11 December 2018

The island with a sad history, but very pleasant place now. In summer You can spend here a whole day, couse there're many things to do and many places to see, especcially i enjoyed the picturesque views of the city. In summer you can visit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AnnaZaytseva
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Margaret Island
For Budapest, this island between the banks of the
Danube represents a green oasis, especially during
summer when its emerald spaces are much enjoyed by
both locals and tourists. The gardens here are very
picturesque; the flowers in full bloom give the
landscape a variety of hues; the fountains add an air
of freshness, making walks peaceful, joyful and
romantic. A leisurely stroll will uncover a variety of
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9 January 2018|
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Response from Mali D | Reviewed this property |
Its really nice to walk most of the way on the river side - highly recommend it
13 August 2017|
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Response from Prachi S | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it exists now!
Linor A
5 August 2017|
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Response from sztpa | Reviewed this property |
One day. 🙂
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