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The Citadella on Gellért hill affords wonderful views of Budapest

The history of Gellért Hill, and the Citadella atop it, on the West bank of the mighty Danube in Budapest, goes back thousands of years. According to archeological findings, a watchtower stood there in Roman times and it later became famous as the venue of Saint Gellért’s martyrdom.


The Great Market Hall for food, souvenirs or just some bustling Budapest atmosphere

The Great Market Hall (Nagycsarnok), or to give its official name the Central Market Hall (Központi Vásárcsarnok), is located on Fővám Square (Fővám Tér) in the 9th district of Budapest, in the downtown area of Pest. It is the largest indoor market in Budapest and was designed and built by Samu Pecz.