Budapest - Margaret Island & Northern Pest (Chapter)
This is the Margaret Island & Northern Pest chapter from Lonely Planet’s Budapest guidebook.
The shaded walkways, large swimming complexes, thermal spa and gardens of lovely Margaret Island offer refuge to the denizens of both Buda and Pest. Ujlipotvaros (New Leopold Town) tree-lined streets offer antique shops, boutiques and lovely cafes.
- relive Budapest’s medieval past on Margaret Island by strolling from the ruins of the Franciscan church and monastery, past the one-time Dominican convent where St Margaret is buried and on to the Romanesque Premonstratensian Church
- pamper yourself at the Danubius Health Spa Margitsziget, one of the most modern spas in Budapest
- restaurants & bars
- pay homage to the heroic Raoul Wallenberg at his statue in Szent Istvan Park
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Sleeping and Entertainment.
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