Views in Budapest

3 best views & viewpoints in Budapest

Fisherman's Bastion
Fisherman's Bastion

Lookout, Historic building

Half of the visitors admire the Fisherman's Bastion (Halászbástya) and the other half hate it. It is built in a combination of Neo-Romanesque and Neo-Gothic style with a total of 7 towers connected by walkways. [btn "Book a hotel in central Budapest";label=p-budapest-rybarska-basta] For many, it's just an over-decorated kitsch building that, although it looks very old, was actually…

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Citadella on Gellert Hill
Gellért's Mountain


Gellért Mountain (Hungarian: Gellért-hégy) is a forested peak rising to 235 metres on the Buda side of the city. Its appearance and significance is somewhat reminiscent of Prague's Petřín, except that there are no cable cars to the mountain and instead of a lookout tower, there is a large military citadel on the top, from whose terrace you can enjoy magnificent views of the Danube and the Pest side of the city. [btn "Book a hotel with a view"…

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János Hegy

Park, Lookout Tower

Budapest is not only a city of monuments, but also of nature and a very uncharacteristically hilly landscape for Hungary. Among the most beautiful sightseeing spots are the Buda Hills and especially the János-Hegy area with its many hiking trails, viewpoints, lookout towers and an unconventional excursion railway that is practically run entirely by children. [btn "The 10 best hotels in Budapest"…

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