Óbudai sziget

Each summer this island erupts into life for the 8 day long annual “Sziget” festival. Sziget is the Hungarian word for island and Obudai Sziget means Obuda island. For the rest of the year there is not much going on here. Back in the day it used to be a post-soviet, party paradise land. The abandoned industrial warehouses along the island were converted into various rave den’s and super clubs. They’ve been shuttered over the past 15 years or so. Rumor has it that too many dead bodies were washing up on shore. Today the island is a nature lover’s delight, with sprawling green space and interesting views of the Danube to run along. What you end up doing here is up to you really, the place is absolutely massive and can be explored over several hours if you wish.

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Budapest, Óbudaisziget, 1033
Budapest HU
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