Top things to do in Gellért Hill & Tabán

Top Choice Monument in Gellért Hill & Tabán

Liberty Monument

The Liberty Monument, the lovely lady with the palm frond in her outstretched arms, proclaiming freedom throughout the city, is southeast of the Citadella. Standing 14m high, she was raised in 1947 in tribute to the…
Top Choice International in Gellért Hill & Tabán

Rudas Bistro

We love, love, love this place with its turquoise interior and stunning views of the Danube and bridges. It sits above the Rudas Baths Wellness Centre (ask about inclusive packages) so it's just the ticket after a r…
Top Choice Bar in Gellért Hill & Tabán

Szatyor Bár és Galéria

Sharing the same building as the Hadik Kávéház and separated by just a door, the Szatyor is the funkier of the twins, with cocktails, street art on the walls and a Lada driven by the poet Endre Ady. Cool or what?…
Historic Site in Gellért Hill & Tabán

Castle Garden Bazaar

This renovated pleasure park dating from 1893 has added a whole new dimension to Tabán district in recent years. The complex comprises over a dozen neo-Gothic and neo-Renaissance structures, including a theatre, con…
International in Gellért Hill & Tabán

Hemingway

This very stylish eatery, in a fabulous location in a small park overlooking legendary Feneketlen-tó (Bottomless Lake) in south Buda, has a varied and ever-changing menu and a wonderfully spacious terrace. There are…
Gallery in Gellért Hill & Tabán

Buda Creative House

This new gallery with rotating exhibitions of modern and contemporary art is housed in the stunning Castle Garden Kiosk (Várkert Kioszk), a lovely little building with a fountain designed by Miklós Ybl in 1878. It w…
Bridge in Gellért Hill & Tabán

Liberty Bridge

Liberty Bridge, with its fin-de-siècle cantilevered span, was opened in time for the Millenary Exhibition in 1896. The bridge was originally named after Habsburg Emperor Franz Joseph, and each of its posts is topped…
Live Music in Gellért Hill & Tabán

Fonó Buda Music House

This venue has táncház (folk music and dance) programs several times a week, especially on Wednesday at 6.30pm and Friday at 8pm, as well as concerts by big-name bands (mostly playing world music) throughout the mon…
Gastropub in Gellért Hill & Tabán

Pagony Kert

Set up in and around the disused pools that were once part of the neighbouring Gellért Baths complex, Pagony Kert is an unusual warm-weather venue. Located entirely outdoors, this seasonal self-service eatery on the…
Cafe in Gellért Hill & Tabán

Kelet Cafe & Gallery

This super-cool cafe moonlights as a used-book exchange on the ground floor and boasts a large, bright gallery with additional seating upstairs. There are foreign newspapers to read and soups (890Ft to 1100Ft), sand…