"Gellert Hill" Gellert Hill - Gellert Hegy Tip by SmileyLeSa

Gellert Hill - Gellert Hegy, Budapest: 59 reviews and 138 photos

  On the Way Down
by SmileyLeSa

Gellert Hill is located on the Buda side of the city next to the Gellert Hotel. It's a nice trek to the top of the hill, but you will get some amazing panoramic pictures of the city, the parliament building and the Danube.

The hill is named after Bishop Gellért, well known for promoting Christianity in Hungary. Originally, the hill was believed to be a place where witches had held meetings. Gellert Every year on August 20, fireworks are launched from Gellért Hill, marking liberation from Nazi the army.

Address: 1118 Budapest, Gellerthegy, Citadella
Directions: On the top of Gellert Hill in Buda. Access by bus #27 from Moricz Zs. korter. Get off at Busulo Juhasz (Citadella) stop and walk uphill. Cars not allowed.
Website: http://www.citadella.hu

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  • Updated Mar 14, 2005
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