The Elisabeth Square (Erzsébet tér) was named after the Austrian Empress "Sisi" in 1858. After the war, the square was named after a Russian dictator. Since 1990 the square was renamed an got ist original name. The Danube Fountain and the design market "Wasárnapi Művész Piac" is very beautiful.
The Gellert Hill Gellért-hegy is the highest mountain in the city with 235 m. It was named after Saint Giorgio, who was overthrown from here to death. Worth seeing is the Grotto Church, the Freedom Monument, the Citadel and the beautiful Gellért-Bath. From the mountain above the Danube you have a beautiful view over Budapest.
The 2,800-kilometer Danube connects Budapest with many of Europe's major cities. Especially the shores and islands, like the Margare-Sziget Margarets Island, are loved by the Hungarians as recreation area. In summer time great concerts take place on the Danube Island.
The city forrest (City Park) was created around 1820 by the landscape architect Christian Nebbien on a marshy surface. In the park there is the monument "Anonymus" for an unknown writer, who presumably wrote the history of Hungary in the 12th century.