Margaret Island

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Margaret Island - A statue in the Japanese Garden towards the end of the walk.
Margaret Island - My favorite; a 16th century church.
Margaret Island - 14th century building, just beautiful.
Margaret Island - Margaret Island, garden
Margaret Island - There are statues all over the island...
Margaret Island - The famous old watertower, I loved this.

Margaret Island Budapest Reviews

odiseya odiseya
220 reviews
Visit Margaret Island Feb 06, 2017
During my 3rd visit to Budapest I decided to explore popular Margharet Island.

Margaret Island (Hungarian: Margit-sziget) is green resort in Danube between Buda and Pest. It is conected with mainland with two bridges: Margaret and Arpad that represent and island borders as well. It was known as Rabbit island. It is only 2,5 meters long. The island opened to the public in 1869. Its soon became a health resort.

Address: 1138 Budapest, Margitsziget

Directions: Bus No. 26 (from Nyugati pu.) serves the whole island and trams 4 and 6 stop at the entrance bridge (stop "Margitsziget").
Margaret Island, garden
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german_eagle says:
I missed this one, I am afraid.
Posted on: Mar 04, 2017
odiseya says:
Yes, it is beautiful area. I spend some time here on my third visit to the city. I will post more photos too. Budapest is beautiful city and island in the center is real touristic jewel.
Posted on: Feb 22, 2017
vicIII says:
Aleksandra, you have visited great places I must say...
Posted on: Feb 22, 2017
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Bojasem Bojasem
208 reviews
Margaret Island Nov 10, 2012
when i was in Boat trip i visit this Island.it is small island

between Buda and Pest, in the Danube River.It's only 2.5 km long, and 500 m wide, so it's very easy to take a nice walk across and see the whole thing or rent bike to round around the island.

The Island have old ruins and churches,small zoo, musical

fountain, a water tower, swimming pools, lido and a relaxing atmosphere. There are a many of statues all over the island, and I found them fascinating. There are no vehicles allowed on the island, so it's very peaceful . you feel very relax and calm you out the city. but if you like shopping, do not like move . skip the island.
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odiseya says:
I love this place!
Posted on: Feb 06, 2017
esterrene says:
I went there last year with some friends.. its a very relaxing park!
Posted on: Nov 11, 2012
karikata karikata
3 reviews
The heart of the city Apr 18, 2011
This is the most special park in Budapest. Its like a green heart, you can absolutely go there when you want to do sports such as swimming, kayaking, running and so on. But just for a walk or meeting with friends or visit the zoo, which is in it, its also an ideal place.

I recommend it because its beautiful and very peaceful.
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Amanda Amanda
83 reviews
Sep 14, 2006
No one should ever go to Budapest without taking an afternoon out to take a walk around Margaret Island. This beautiful island is located between Buda and Pest, in the Danube River. It's only 2.5 km long, and 500 m wide, so it's very easy to take a nice stroll across and see the whole thing.

It's predominately park land, with several old ruins and churches. There is a 16th century church that I especially loved. There are a ton of statues all over the island, and I found them fascinating. There are no vehicles allowed on the island, so it's very peaceful; you feel very removed from the city.

Towards the end of your walk, you'll reach the old water tower in a huge clearing, which I loved. Then finally at the end, there is a small Japanese garden. Lovely.

There is so much to see and do in Budapest, but it would really be a shame to miss this; if you are in the area, try to fit this in!!
A statue in the Japanese Garden to…
There are statues all over the isl…
My favorite; a 16th century church.
14th century building, just beauti…
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sallypike31 says:
Wow...it looks beautiful! I'm so glad I read your review and saw your pictures as I was going to give the island a miss.
Posted on: Dec 31, 2007
travelman727 says:
Amanda, your descriptions of and enthusiasm for Budapest makes me want to hop on a plane tonight! Thanks for another great review!
Posted on: Oct 13, 2006
fredleal says:
it looks and sounds really beautiful!
Posted on: Sep 17, 2006

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