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Budapest parks in the heart of the city and beyond


Budapest parks: the city's most beautiful gardens and oases

When you think of Budapest, most people think of its stunning architecture and rich cultural heritage. But the city's mysterious green havens are also waiting to be discovered. Although Városliget and Margaret Island are widely known, Budapest's hidden gardens and parks offer a truly unique experience. These quiet corners offer tranquillity and close-to-nature relaxation for those who would like to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Budapest parks in the heart of the city and beyond

Budapest parks: Füvészkert

The Füvészkert is one of the oldest botanical gardens in Budapest, located in the 8th district. The area, also known as the Botanical Garden of ELTE, has a history of more than 150 years. The garden boasts a unique collection of plants, including both exotic and native species. Visitors can stroll through the palm house with tropical plants, palms and cacti, or explore the rock garden and pond. The Arboretum is the ideal place to take a relaxing walk and enjoy being close to nature.

Budapest parks: Károlyi Garden

The Károlyi Garden is one of the most charming parks in Budapest, located in the heart of the city centre, in the V. district. This small park was once the private garden of the Károlyi family and is now a public park, a great place to relax. The garden has well-maintained walkways, fountains and benches, as well as a number of flowerbeds and ornamental shrubs. The tranquil atmosphere of the Karolyi Garden is the perfect retreat from the noise of the city.

Budapest parks: the Japanese Garden on Margaret Island

Although Margaret Island itself is a well-known and visited green space, few people know about the Japan Garden in the northern part of the island. This quiet little garden is designed in the Japanese style, with a harmonious layout, traditional hidaccas and ponds. The special atmosphere and beauty of the Japanese Garden make it an ideal place for meditation and relaxation.

Budapest parks: Elisabeth Square

Erzsébet Square is one of the most central green spaces in Budapest, just a few minutes' walk from the Opera House. Located in the heart of the V. district, the square is a popular meeting place for cultural and entertainment events. Erzsébet tér is a great place to relax and unwind, with its many benches, promenades and fountains. The centrepiece of the square is the Aquarium Club, which attracts visitors with its unique glass ceiling and underwater bar.

A special attraction of Elisabeth Square is the large green lawn, which provides a perfect setting for a picnic or a relaxing afternoon. The park is also home to the Budapest Eye, the famous Ferris wheel, which offers stunning views of the city. The square is surrounded by a number of cafés and restaurants where visitors can enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of the city.

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Budapest parks: Orczy Garden

Orczy Garden, also known as Orczy Park, is located in the 8th district and is one of the largest green spaces in the city. The garden was originally established in the 18th century and has undergone many transformations since then. Today the park is a modern leisure centre with sports fields, playgrounds and picnic areas. The Orczy Garden is a great place for families and is ideal for outdoor activities.

Budapest parks: Buda Arboretum

The Buda Arboretum is located at the foot of the Gellért Hill in the 11th district and is part of the Szent István University. The arboretum contains over 700 species of plants and its special microclimate means that many rare plants can also be found here. Visitors can stroll through the beautifully manicured gardens, where colourful flowers and deciduous trees alternate with lush greenery. The arboretum's unique atmosphere and rich flora make it a unique experience for nature lovers.
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