Margaret Island is a relaxing neighborhood that's popular for its restaurants. Take in the natural beauty of the riverfront, parks, and island views—or broaden your horizons with some local entertainment. Margaret Island has hotels to suit everyone's tastes, and makes a great home base for exploring the sights in and around Budapest.
Sightseeing around Margaret Island
The museums and monuments are some of the area's top attractions. Stroll the halls at Hungarian Museum of Trade & Tourism, Vasarely Museum, or Kassák Museum. You can check out the local talent at Margaret Island Open-Air Theatre, Comedy Theatre of Budapest, and Budapest Puppet Theatre. Margaret Bridge, Imre Varga Collection, and Taras Shevchenko Monument are monuments worth a look. Leo Frankel Synagogue, Óbuda Synagogue, and Gul Baba's Tomb are some local landmarks. Palatinus Bath, Mystique Room, and Lasergame Lasertag will provide enjoyment for the whole family.
Shopping, boating, and being pampered at a spa are a few popular activities in the area. Gorzenal Skate Park, Margaret Island Park, and Japanese Garden are some scenic spots that are popular with the locals. Sas-Mountain Natural Reserve, Zugligeti Libego Chair Lift, and Janos Hill are beautiful places to appreciate nature. If you're looking for something else to do, head to WestEnd City Center, Mammut, and Hunyadi Ter.
A few of the most popular sights in the area include Heroes' Square, Hungarian State Opera House, and Vajdahunyad Castle. Mindcrime, Kun Zsigmond Flat Museum, and Moró Antik are also favorite places to visit.
Getting around Margaret Island
Margaret Island is 12.2 miles (19.6 km) from the airport in Budapest (BUD-Ferenc Liszt Intl.).