Park sights in Hungary
- Sort by:
Gellért Hill, a rocky hill southeast of the Castle District, is crowned with a fortress and the Independence Monument. From Gellért Hill, you can't beat the views of the Royal Palace or the Danube and its fine bridges, and Jubilee Park on the south side is an ideal spot for a picnic. The Tabán, the leafy area between Gellért and Castle Hills, stretching northwest as far as Déli train station, is associated with the Serbs, who settled here after fleeing from the Turks in the early 18th century.
Plaques on I Döbrentei utca mark the water level of the Danube during two devastating floods in 1775 and 1838.
This neighbourhood later became known for its restaurants and…
A walk around this spacious park at Brunswick Mansion, which was one of Hungary’s first ‘English parks’ to be laid out when these were all the rage in central Europe in the early 19th century, is a pleasant way to spend a warm summer afternoon. The highlight of the so-called Martonvásár Days festival in July are the Beethoven Evenings (Beethoven-estjei) on Saturday at 7pm, when concerts are held on the small island in the middle of the lake reached by a wooden footbridge.