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Jánoshegy – the highest point in Budapest

Let's go to the highest point in Budapest; Jánoshegy! You'll see the best views from the Erzsébet lookout tower. Want to know more? See

Budapest is a green city. There are a ton of parks and green spaces spread throughout the city. Every knows the City Park (Városliget), and Margaret Island (Margit Sziget) – the green heart of Budapest. On the Buda side of the city, there are the Buda hills, including parks and possibilities to hike. Last month I walked/hiked up Jánoshegy with my sister, the highest point in Budapest. And it was worth it!

The top of Jánoshegy (János hill) is the highest point in Budapest with 527 meters. The hill is in the Normafa area. In this green area, you’ll find hills filled with parks, playgrounds, forest, restaurants, etc. There are several walking, running, and bicycling paths. We saw families with children in the playgrounds, couples on dates, but also friends enjoying the cooler weather. That can only mean Normafa is always a good idea.

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5x the most beautiful views in Budapest

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I absolutely love (city) views, and what’s better than a view over my favorite city? Not a lot, that’s right. Today I’m sharing the most beautiful views in Budapest, from Buda as well as Pest!

Most views in Budapest are from the Buda side, simply because this is where the hills are. Keep in mind that you’ll need to walk some hills for most view points in Buda. Bonus tip: go up just before dusk. This way you’ll see the view in the daylight (with blue skies hopefully), as well as with sunset and the lights of the city.
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