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The chairlift offers a spectacular view on Budapest and it is a relaxing and fun way to admire the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
violinandpiano
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Peaceful

The Chair lift was a great way down after we had travelled up on the CogWheel and the children's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Janine D
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Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The chairlift offers a spectacular view on Budapest and it is a relaxing and fun way to admire the beauty of this uniquely located beautiful European capital city. The trip lasts about 10 minutes. Despite the huge lines in the weekend it is worth queuing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank violinandpiano
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Chair lift was a great way down after we had travelled up on the CogWheel and the children's Railway. Visited Elizabeth tower and that had earned us a well deserved hot chocolate in the cafe just before the chair lift. A Roaring fire and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Janine D
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

Amazing views and a peaceful tranquil walk. The chairlift was easy to get to from Nyugati palyaudvar. We got bus 291. This takes you to the last stop then there is a 2 minute walk. Once there, there are self service machines to buy tickets....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 24 November 2018

Im feel again when im was child. Its soo nice and beautiful place in Budapest! I can offer for family or parents with children!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SarahhR268
Reviewed 22 November 2018

As I live partly in Budapest and often go hiking to the Buda Hills, I can recommend another route to get to the chairlift (Libegő). If you have time, ride to the Széchenyi Hill terminal with the cog railway from the city terminal at Városmajor....More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank stinkwink
Reviewed 20 November 2018

Me and my friend bought 2 tickets for the chairlift on a Sunday in mid October at the bottom of Budacastle. We were dropped off at the chairlift and met with a line going down the street. We had to wait over 35 minutes to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lola10101
Reviewed 20 November 2018

Budapest has an excellent public transportation system, and this chairlift is part of it! You can take the chairlift (libegö in Hungarian) via a bus, or walk down a short distance from the Children's Railway and Janos Hegy day castle. (The Children's railway is an...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank gleelyrunning
Reviewed 10 November 2018

The chairlift experience was really nice! the way down is basically the cherry since you get to see the whole city in front of you descending from the hill.when i reached there i took a walk on the forrest there's an old castle where you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Voyage24963164671
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

We did the round trip of the Children's Railway and chairlift. Very simlle once in the railway and well signposted. Very peaceful when on the chairlift and even goes in rainy weather. Well worth the trip.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Danielle R
Reviewed 14 October 2018

I haven't had so much fun on a chairlift since I was a kid and they put one in the Bronx Zoo (and that's a long time). Easy to get to by public transportation, we got there at 10am opening time and beat the crowds....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David-Miriam-Cohen
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Georgia H
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Response from Zyme888 | Reviewed this property |
By law you shouldn't pay more than 280 forint/km.. use Taxify app.. you'll know your exact fare ahead of time, you can use your credit card safely, you know the the driver's name and his car's number, you'll get an email... More
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Response from Hannah P | Reviewed this property |
We travelled from the city centre on public buses. We got the number 16 bus to Szell Kalman Ter and then picked up the 155 to Bela Kiraly Ut. Then it's just a short walk up the hill - enjoy! :)
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