3 Most Romantic Spots in Budapest
1. Margaret Island
A seductive, long stretch of land located on the Danube River, which separates Buda and Pest — the two parts of the city — Margaret Island is the ideal place for a walk among the trees, a picnic on one of the filled-with-flowers meadows and a drink served at one of the bars in the area. Taking its name from Saint Margaret, who lived a quiet life here from the age 10 until her death, the island is a famous location among both tourists and locals, the last ones coming here to jog after a stressful working day.
Because motor vehicles (except those used by police) are prohibited, tranquillity and fresh air make Margaret Island a place where anyone can detach from the daily noise and rush. Margaret Bridge, together with Arpad Bridge (the longest bridge in Budapest) links the shores to the island, so even the road leading to your romantic destination will be a real pleasure.
The musical fountain is among the most popular attractions of the island. Here, the water and the music are chasing each other in terms of depth and intensity. The Palatinus water park is also very famous (especially during the summer), as well as the Japanese garden (with its artificial waterfall) and the Water Tower (built in the Art Nouveau style).