Normafa

A spot frequented by denizens of Budapest in the Buda hills, Normafa is known for its panoramic scenery and fresh air. It is located on Svábhegy and is in close proximity to Jánoshegy, the highest point in Budapest.

The name is derived from the name of a tree, the "Norma tree." Traditionally the beech tree was planted by King Matthias Corvinus in the 15th century. The name stuck when performers from the Hungarian National Theater visited it, where they performed Vincenzo Bellini's Norma.

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We Love Budapest
15 April 2015
Normafa is a great destination both in winter and summer. The busiest point of the Buda Hills is covered with pleasant walking trails, making it perfect for hiking as well as relaxing picnics.
gergocsikos
11 July 2011
Normafa is the ultimate getaway place in Budapest if you don't want to leave the city but still wish to get away from the noise. Take a blanket and sit out in the green with a bottle of cold Nyakas Ir
Gergő Varkoly
28 December 2015
I love this place, fresh air, kids, people, dogs everywhere. Everybody is smiling, playing with balls or making lunch on open fire.
Marci S.
29 September 2014
Enjoy the fresh air and the city panorama. Take the cog wheel train (line 60) to Széchenyihegy and walk 15 minutes from there.
Sofie
8 September 2018
One of the most beautiful places to hike. Lots of hiking trails. The Elisabeth look out is a must see!
fdr
1 May 2015
Things to try in the area: children's railway, chairlift, excursion tours, strudel! Great way to enjoy the weekend;)
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