Best lookouts in Budapest

Check out the top lookouts in Budapest, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Fisherman's Bastion
1. Fisherman's Bastion
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96 local reviews
Szentháromság tér, I. kerület
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+36 1 458 3030
Point of interestEstablishment
Dóri
Thіs іs the large white tower аnd lookout terrace complex. Іt wаs built between 1890-1905, аnd іs named аfter …
Matt
Fishermen's Bastion is one of the most fascinating sights on Castle Hill. Although fishermen from Watertown (V…
Erno & Maria
Fishermen's Bastion (Halászbástya) in the 1st District is one of the best known landmarks of Budapest. Thanks …
1. Fisherman's Bastion
1. Fisherman's Bastion
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96 local reviews
Szentháromság tér, I. kerület
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+36 1 458 3030
Dóri
Dóri
Thіs іs the large white tower аnd lookout terrace complex. Іt wаs built between 1890-1905, аnd іs named аfter both the medieval fishmarket o…
Matt
Matt
Fishermen's Bastion is one of the most fascinating sights on Castle Hill. Although fishermen from Watertown (Víziváros) reputedly defended t…
Erno & Maria
Erno & Maria
Fishermen's Bastion (Halászbástya) in the 1st District is one of the best known landmarks of Budapest. Thanks to the unparalleled panorama f…
2. St. Stephen's Basilica
2. St. Stephen's Basilica
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275 local reviews
1 Szent István tér, V. kerület
+36 1 311 0839
ChurchPlace of worshipPoint of interest
Massimo
One of the most beautiful and significant churches and touristic attractions of the country. This is partly du…
Erzsebet
St Stephen’s Basilica of Budapest is one of the most beautiful and significant churches and touristic attracti…
Jessica
Definetely worth to visit and walk around. Inside you can see the "Holy right" - St. Stephen´s mummified righ…
2. St. Stephen's Basilica
2. St. Stephen's Basilica
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275 local reviews
1 Szent István tér, V. kerület
+36 1 311 0839
Massimo
Massimo
One of the most beautiful and significant churches and touristic attractions of the country. This is partly due to its historical heritage, …
Erzsebet
Erzsebet
St Stephen’s Basilica of Budapest is one of the most beautiful and significant churches and touristic attractions of the country.In the cupo…
Jessica
Jessica
Definetely worth to visit and walk around. Inside you can see the "Holy right" - St. Stephen´s mummified right hand
3. Normafa
3. Normafa
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35 local reviews
Normafa, Budapest
SublocalityPolitical
Tamas&Judit
The number one weekend destination for Hungarian families, this is the highest point of the city, 500 m. Here…
Petra
It's an excellent thing to do in the Buda Hills to take a walk from Normafa to the Erzsébet lookout tower, and…
Tibi
Nice views of the city from the mountain!
3. Normafa
3. Normafa
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35 local reviews
Normafa, Budapest
Tamas&Judit
Tamas&Judit
The number one weekend destination for Hungarian families, this is the highest point of the city, 500 m. Here you can look out from Elisabe…
Petra
Petra
It's an excellent thing to do in the Buda Hills to take a walk from Normafa to the Erzsébet lookout tower, and then take the chairlift back …
Tibi
Tibi
Nice views of the city from the mountain!
4. Erzsébet Kilátó
4. Erzsébet Kilátó
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23 local reviews
János-hegy, Budapest
Closed · Opens in 22 minutes
(1) 327 1000
Establishment
Roland
If you would like to take a few hour long tour in the nature, Elizabeth Lookout can be a perfect destination, …
Bettina
If you have time for a little hiking go to Normafa and walk until the lookout. Hiking area with a great view a…
Tamas&Judit
Elisabeth lookout tower is a beautiful, old stone tower in the highest point of the city (527 m). Open until 2…
4. Erzsébet Kilátó
4. Erzsébet Kilátó
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23 local reviews
János-hegy, Budapest
Closed · Opens in 22 minutes
(1) 327 1000
Roland
Roland
If you would like to take a few hour long tour in the nature, Elizabeth Lookout can be a perfect destination, on the highest point of Budape…
Bettina
Bettina
If you have time for a little hiking go to Normafa and walk until the lookout. Hiking area with a great view and special hungarian deserts (…
Tamas&Judit
Tamas&Judit
Elisabeth lookout tower is a beautiful, old stone tower in the highest point of the city (527 m). Open until 20:00, no entrance fee. You can…
5. J?Nos-Hegy Libeg?
5. J?Nos-Hegy Libeg?
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16 local reviews
97 Zugligeti Way, Budapest
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(1) 394 3764
Establishment
Kristóf
The Chairlift ("Libegő" in Hungarian) is a popular alternative means of transport in the Buda Hills. The nearl…
Peter
The Chairlift ("Libegő" in Hungarian) is a popular alternative means of transport in the Buda Hills. The nearl…
Denise
The Chairlift ("Libegő" ) of Buda Hills nearly 1-km-long, cable-suspended conveyance in District XII, takes…
5. J?Nos-Hegy Libeg?
5. J?Nos-Hegy Libeg?
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16 local reviews
97 Zugligeti Way, Budapest
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(1) 394 3764
Kristóf
Kristóf
The Chairlift ("Libegő" in Hungarian) is a popular alternative means of transport in the Buda Hills. The nearly 1-km-long, cable-suspended c…
Peter
Peter
The Chairlift ("Libegő" in Hungarian) is a popular alternative means of transport in the Buda Hills. The nearly 1-km-long, cable-suspended c…
Denise
Denise
The Chairlift ("Libegő" ) of Buda Hills nearly 1-km-long, cable-suspended conveyance in District XII, takes riders up the side of János H…
6. Castle District
6. Castle District
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91 local reviews
Point of interestEstablishment
Adam
Great walk around, breathtaking lookout spots, history, culture.
Terézia
Royal Palace is the first royal residence on Castle Hill was built in the 13th century, after the Mongolian in…
Ilona
Royal Palace is the first royal residence on Castle Hill was built in the 13th century, after the Mongolian in…
6. Castle District
6. Castle District
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91 local reviews
Adam
Adam
Great walk around, breathtaking lookout spots, history, culture.
Terézia
Terézia
Royal Palace is the first royal residence on Castle Hill was built in the 13th century, after the Mongolian invasion. It was extended in the…
Ilona
Ilona
Royal Palace is the first royal residence on Castle Hill was built in the 13th century, after the Mongolian invasion. It was extended in the…
7. Gellért-hegy
7. Gellért-hegy
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88 local reviews
Gellért-hegy, XI. kerület
NeighborhoodPolitical
Peter
A hill in the middle of the city, nice photo and lookout themes!
Tibor
Best lookout point to the whole city!
Oana
Best view of budapest ! Try to climb the hill early morning exercise
7. Gellért-hegy
7. Gellért-hegy
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88 local reviews
Gellért-hegy, XI. kerület
Peter
Peter
A hill in the middle of the city, nice photo and lookout themes!
Tibor
Tibor
Best lookout point to the whole city!
Oana
Oana
Best view of budapest ! Try to climb the hill early morning exercise
8. János-hegy, Libegő
8. János-hegy, Libegő
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8 local reviews
Jánoshegyi út, Budapest
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(1) 394 3764
Transit stationPoint of interestEstablishment
Ildiko
If you don't have a fear of heights you can enjoy a beautiful panoramic view from the seats of the János Hill …
Krisztina
Thanks to its height of 526 meters, the top of János Hill (János-hegy) is the highest point of Budapest. It is…
Petra
Wonderful chair lift which takes you to (and from) János-hill. Excellent program in the hills of Buda to take …
8. János-hegy, Libegő
8. János-hegy, Libegő
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8 local reviews
Jánoshegyi út, Budapest
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(1) 394 3764
Ildiko
Ildiko
If you don't have a fear of heights you can enjoy a beautiful panoramic view from the seats of the János Hill chairlift. Once you're up ther…
Krisztina
Krisztina
Thanks to its height of 526 meters, the top of János Hill (János-hegy) is the highest point of Budapest. It is a popular destination among h…
Petra
Petra
Wonderful chair lift which takes you to (and from) János-hill. Excellent program in the hills of Buda to take a walk from Normafa to the Erz…