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Danube cruiser boat service

By the Danube cruiser boats of BKV you may admire the beauties of Budapest on a route that is part of the World Heritage. Passing by along the Margaret Island, you will see the stateful building of the House of the Hungarian Parliament. Two hills of the capital city also offer you various and out of the common sights: The Castle Hill accommodates the Royal Palace, the Matthias Church and the Fisherman's Bastion. On the Gellért Hill you can explore the Liberation Monument and the Citadel. You can have an overview of the capital city's bridges up to the Petőfi Bridge. You will pass by some of the most famous universities of Budapest, by the Market Hall, by the Redoute, by the Danube promenade and some luxury hotels of the Hungarian capital city.

Cogwheel railway

The cogwheel railway is one of the sights of the mountain land of Buda and it also evokes fond old memories of the BKV Zrt. It runs all year round, from early morning until late evening, according to schedule. You can use it by validating a single ticket. Its lower terminus is situated at the Városmajor, at a distance of two stops of tram No. 59 from Moszkva tér. Its upper terminus is on the Széchenyi Hill, at a walking distance from Normafa, the meeting point of a number of hikers' routes of the surrounding mountains. You can even transport bicycles by validating a further single ticket or in possession of a bikers' sticker attached to a monthly, trimestrial or yearly pass.


Travelling by chairlift brings rewards. Besides a special travel experience, you can enjoy the finest panorama of Budapest from the Erzsébet look-out tower, which is at a walking distance from the upper terminus of the chairlift. While descending from the forested mountaintop of János Hill into the city, you can enjoy the magnificent panorama again. The lower terminus is in Zugligeti út where you can change to the bus No. 291 running to the Nyugati railway station.


On the 95 metres long track with an ascent of 48 %, the trip is speedy and spectacular. Two carriages with a gradual construction carry the passengers from the Clark Ádám tér to the Castle. Since 1987 it has been featured on the UNESCO World Heritage list. From the upper terminus you can enjoy the breathtaking panorama of the Chain Bridge, the House of the Hungarian Parliament and the Danube river.

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