Margaret Island

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Budapest, Hungary
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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 - There are statues all over the island...
Margaret Island - The famous old watertower, I loved this.

Margaret Island Budapest Reviews

Bojasem Bojasem
205 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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esterrene says:
I went there last year with some friends.. its a very relaxing park!
Posted on: Nov 11, 2012
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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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