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Reviewed 18 October 2019

You can get up here on the bus, tuk tuk or the red tour buses. The views are staggering and you almost get a full 360 of Budapest. The citdel is on the top of Gelllert hills and has a cafe and a small museum and several small market stalls selling souvenirs.
There is also the Budapest Statue of Liberty
Its also free.
The only thing that spoiled ot for me was that there was a group of scammers - find the peanut - obviously hustlers with a convincer and others roping poor unsuspecting tourists in when all along its a con and he just hides the peanut in his hand. dont be fooled

Date of experience: October 2019
2  Thank Sandra A
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Reviewed 17 October 2019

The citadel itself isn't anything special, but it is on top of the Gellert Hill, you can walk up which can be hard if you have any health issues so you can take a bus up.
Worth the visit even if only to look at the view from the top of the hill

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank Vitaly F
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Reviewed 13 October 2019

Definitely worth a visit and walking around to take photographs. The views from the citadel, what the Hungarians call the Hungarian Statue of Liberty are just simply breathtaking. One of the best places of interest to visit. Had lunch there too of traditional Hunargian sausage, lush albeit somewhat expensive.

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank alisonheskett1968
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Reviewed 11 October 2019

There's playground with nice slides half way up the hill.
Less than 30 mins to reach the top.
Nice night view from the top. There were a few stalls selling souvenirs, food, ice cream and beer.
Can be a bit dark after the sun set.

Date of experience: September 2019
2  Thank PenguinTux
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Reviewed 10 October 2019

I was very confused about how to get inside and concluded that you actually can't (after walking around the building and looking on the internet at the same time).

The Liberty Statue area on the east side provides great views and should definitely be a stop. The area on the north side of the Citadel has amazing views as well so that whole stretch is worth walking.

Otherwise, the actual citadel isn't that interesting - just the vantage point it provides to view the rest of the city!

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank redhead_roaming
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