Walk, swim, or visit the sites at Margaret Island, a popular place for recreation in the heart of the city. In the 13th century this area was called "Island of Rabbits," but it has undergone many changes since then. View ruins of medieval churches and a Dominican convent on the island. Come during a concert at the island's open-air theater, see an outdoor movie, or eat dinner under the stars. Hang out at one of the many restaurant or cafes on the island, go for a run, have a picnic in a landscaped garden, relax at an outdoor pool, or play in the sun at Palatinus water park. Make Margaret Island a part of your Budapest vacation plans using our Budapest driving holiday planner.
Tours To Margaret Island
Budapest Half-Day Sightseeing Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $28
Duration: 3 hours
Budapest by Bike with a Goulash Meal BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $32
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Budapest Daytime Sightseeing Cruise by Legenda City Cruises BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $16
Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes
Margaret Island Reviews
Basicly it is a park. You can come here for a day or just run around the island as many locals do. There are bars and restaurants so but also possibility for picnic.Easy access by local bus, but the..... more »
We were lucky enough to have 20+ degrees at the end of October when we visited Budapest & this enabled us to enjoy the beautiful Margaret Island. We took a boat trip which dropped you off here & gave.... more »
Beautiful park and great for a stroll in a car- free location. There are a numerous old remains- churches, but the most relaxing space is around the dancing musical fountain.
Margaret island is a very beautiful and magical place in Budapest. You can easily get there by walking along Danube. There are a lot of interesting sights - water tower which is quite spectacular, musical fountain which plays music and changes colors and of course beautiful park with flowers and trees. Last but not least there are ruins of monasteries which are also worth visiting. Everyone can find something on Margaret island - fun, history, relax. But beware it is very popular and therefore constantly overcrowded not only by tourists but by Budapest citizens as well.
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