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Full-Day Budapest Private Tour by Car or by Public Transport with Lunch
"Your day begins in the City Park (Városliget) which is one of the most exciting parts of Budapest. The City Park is not a natural but a man-made park it can almost be called an adventure park. Along the City Park lake take a walk towards Zoo Boulevard which has plenty of monuments in store. Here you will also find the Gundel Restaurant
From EUR75.00
Private 4-Hour Tour of Budapest By Public Transport Including Danube River Cruise
"You will be picked up from your hotel and then you will take the Millennium Underground line to reach Heroes' Square before taking a scenic urban bus along Andrássy Avenue and another one up to the Castle District. En-route you will see many of the main attractions of Budapest such as Deák Square the Chain Bridge the Royal Palace and so much more. Once you return to the Danube riverbank you will then take a ride on what was voted the 7th-most-beautiful-tram-line in the world to finally take a short trip on one of the most crowded ones. From these 2 trams the Parliament building the Elisabeth Bridge and the Liberty Bridge as well as the historical centre of Budapest. Your tour finishes with a boat cruise along the Danube to admire the city's beautiful skyline from the water."
From EUR100.00
Private Hungarian Wine Tasting Tour of Budapest
"A wine tasting tour that is coupled with sightseeing in Budapest. Now that is a concept that cannot be refused. Coupling gastronomy the love of wine and the millennium old and beautiful history of Budapest this tour offers refreshments for your body as well as nourishment for your mind quenching a physical thirst while satisfying a more intellectual appetite as well. The tours happen on foot so you can soak in both the nectar and the atmosphere that Budapest has to offer. With just a convenient amount of walking in the open air and with many stops for drinks along the way
From $98.00

Margitsziget - Margaret Island Tips (57)

Peace and quite on most of island park.

Margitsziget is an island in the middle of the river Danube in central Budapest. The fountain water dances to music being played. An entertaiing sight. The currency in Hungary is the Forint divided...
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Sep 25, 2015

Visit Margaret Island

During my 3rd visit to Budapest I decided to explore popular Margharet Island. Margaret Island (Hungarian: Margit-sziget) is green resort in Danube between Buda and Pest. It is conected with mainland...
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Jan 24, 2015

Danube: Margaret Island (Margitsziget)

Cast adrift in the Danube, the floating green lungs of Budapest is Margaret Island. It's the perfect summer get away when the temperatures soar, and a year round haven for joggers, walkers, and all...
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Oct 24, 2013

Margaret Island

Margaret Island is about 2 miles long and is a great place to escape the city. The island contains some medieval church ruins as well as many parks. Many people come here to walk, swim, cycle, play...
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Aug 23, 2012

An island in the middle of Danube

Marghit island is a beautiful spot on Danube. It is easily accessible from two bridges (Marghit Hid and Arpad Hid) which connect it to the mainland. There are 2 hotels in this island which are very...
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Oct 19, 2011

Escape From The Ubiquitous Motor Car

Margaret Island sits in the middle of the Danube and is accessible from the Margaret Bridge either by foot, bus or tram. There are no motor vehicles allowed on the Island except for access to the spa...
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Jan 23, 2011

Perfect place for a day in the park

A perfect day, or even a few hours, can be spent on Margaret Island. Easy to get to by tram or on foot, there is lots to do here. My wife and I spent an afternoon walking, watching the fountain which...
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Sep 27, 2009

The Margharet Island, Budapest

The Margharet Island is a big, green island in the middle of Danube river. Even though the island doesn't look to be so far away, it's a long way to walk. You are dependent on public transport or taxi...
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Jun 23, 2009

Margaret Island

The Margitsziget , lies in the middle of the Danube. It was named after the daughter of King Bela IV, Margaretha who lived from 1242 - 1271. Shame they did not get very old in those days gone by....
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Apr 15, 2009

Margharet Island

We visited Budapest in February so we didn't go to Margharet Island. According to our friend and guide Margharet Island is the place to be in the warmer months. The island is briming with picnics,...
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Dec 31, 2008

Music clock

This pavillon with its music clock is a replica of one which once stood in Transylvania. It worked with a complicated mechanism which was lost in the centuries. Today, it uses an electronic system to...
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Sep 20, 2008

Church ruins and Dominican Convent

The ruins of two churches are located on Maragret island. One is the former Dominican Monastery with the burial place of St. Margaret. The monastery was destroyed during the turkish occupation in the...
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Sep 20, 2008
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Things to Do Near Budapest

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Stamp Museum - Belyemuzeum

When ever we travel, we make it a point to always seek out the local post office. Most all places we have visited, we have come home with colorful stamps from the country we visited .... Great To...
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Mucsarnok Hall of Art

The Kunsthalle is also known as the "Hall of Art," or "Palace of Art." I didn't want to visit this gallery of contemporary art, even though it displays the largest exhibition of sculptures and...
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Terror Haza - Terror Museum

An iron curtain. It sits outside Andrássy út 60. That building was the headquarters of the Arrow Cross Party (the Hungarian version of the Nazi Party) until Germany invaded in 1944. It then became...
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Great Synagogue - Central Synagogue

I visited this venerable synagogue in Budapest many years ago in the 1980s. Then, its grand interior was somewhat dilapidated. I can see from recent photographs (see attached picture) that this...
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National Museum - Magyar Nemzeti Múzeum

I thought it was a rather small collection considering it is a national museum. Though it was fairly chronological it was a bit hard to follow since so little of the exhibition had any description in...
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Holocaust Memorial - Raoul Wallenberg Memory Park

We are still at the Great Synagogue, now making my way to the back where the Raoul Wallenberg Memory Park is located. Here, I found some interesting pieces, the stand-out being the "TREE OF LIFE."...
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Getting to Budapest


To the north of Buda and Pest centres.


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