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Margaret Island (Margitsziget)

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Margitsziget 23800, Budapest 1007, Hungary
+36 1 374 2600
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Quiet walkways, flower gardens, romantic ruins and century-old trees make up this popular recreation spot located in the heart of Budapest.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“musical fountain” (199 reviews)
“japanese garden” (131 reviews)
“running track” (129 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Margitsziget 23800, Budapest 1007, Hungary
Margaret Island
+36 1 374 2600
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited this Island twice on our recent visit. Weather was good and we lay on comfortable chairs sunbathing while watching the world go by, with views of the Parliament building in the background. Although we didn't have any children we recognised that this would be...More

Thank 327KarenD
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband & I visited the island on the last day of our trip to Budapest. An easy walk across the bridge from the Ritz Carlton Hotel. We didn’t have time to explore it fully but watched the fountains with the musical accompaniment for a...More

Thank Jean B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Suggest you take public transport to one end of the island. Get off and walk either the length or indeed right round. Take in the musical clock, music water fountain, take advantage of the baths, stroll through the gardens or just sit and chill out...More

Thank Gordon G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Be prepared to spend at least 3 hours in the park. I advise you go at the end of the park by bus and work your way out. Inside the park you will find a Japanese & Rose garden, the zoo and more. The most...More

Thank Voula D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, the island is a wonderful place to while a couple of hours on a summers day. Large areas to sit and rest and smaller, more intimate gardens to enjoy. Don't miss the fantastic fountains at the...More

Thank Dollybacon
Reviewed 4 days ago

Margret Island is easily accessed by Margret Bridge. The island is a great escape from the city for a few hours or half day. There are no cars just bikes you can rent. The island is a good size and takes a while to get...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great day out in the sunshine. Music fountain great and plenty of seating to watch it. If you are out to have fun a half an hour on an electric 2 seater scooter maybe for you. It got us to the end of the park...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 5 days ago

The island is perfect for a relaxing day in Budapest. It offers great nature and a lot of different things to do. We only walked around on the island, but it offers many great things, like public pools and a zoo. It it also possible...More

Thank Lind0305
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You could easily spend a few hours here wondering around. Go straight and see the fountain they have musical showings here every hour it's not one to miss. Theres a little zoo here and some gardens too. You can hire small cars like golf carts...More

Thank Tom J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Margaret Island is named after Princess Margaret of Hungary whom lived in 12th Century. Travellers can gain access to Margaret Island via public transport or ferry. No private cars which allows you to have a great stroll around the island. It is about 1.5 miles...More

Thank debsmillen66
Margaret Island
For Budapest, this island between the banks of the
Danube represents a green oasis, especially during
summer when its emerald spaces are much enjoyed by
both locals and tourists. The gardens here are very
picturesque; the flowers in full bloom give the
landscape a variety of hues; the fountains add an air
of freshness, making walks peaceful, joyful and
romantic. A leisurely stroll will uncover a variety of
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Response from Prachi S | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it exists now!
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Response from WineHighlander | Reviewed this property |
No, but there are extensive private grass areas, both shaded and in the open which many people were sunbathing in. No one was close to each other as this is a very large area so nice and private