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Margaret Island (Margitsziget)

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“musical fountain”(223 reviews)
“japanese garden”(169 reviews)
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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
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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 4 days ago

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 5 days ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

This island sits quietly in the middle of the river, and has so many different things to offer, sports grounds, a zoo, dancing fountains, pedal cars, restaurants, gardens. People go there to stroll, jog, play, eat - it's a delight.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dick h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a damp day and didn't get to last time it was a nice walk but unfortunately the music fountain was closed as being serviced

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank philc532
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wouldn’t suggest to visit it during the winter. My friends and I went to visit this island in November, there were no people and it was really cold. My friend Martina Potter got frized till death .

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank marigest
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Margaret Island is a very beautiful escape to nature while in Budapest. The island is quite large and filled with trails and running tracks. I visited during autumn, so the colors of the foliage were beautiful. There are several gardens, fields for activities, and even...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank ImSeauxDunn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go there for a long and nice walk or go there for a picnic - it's just beautiful park to spend some hours away from Budapest's tall buildings, traffic and tourists.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mariliis91
Reviewed 10 November 2018

This island is much bigger than it looks. Wish we had hired one of the 'bikes' near the entrance! Spent several hours here just walking around, watching the fountain and just enjoying the peace and tranquillity in the gardens. You can easily forget you are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank julian c
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Charming picturesque scenery and plenty of green around, a recommended place for leisure activities. Especially in a sunny day, that's a great place to spend several hours, just sitting or leisurely strolling, breathing fresh air and enjoying the views and peace. This park covers a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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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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