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1. St. Stephen's Basilica

 St. Stephen's Basilica
3.7 /5

1 km
from city center
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Located in St. Stephen Square, St. Stephen's Basilica is the largest church in Budapest. Built in the neoclassical style, it is dedicated to St. Stephen, Hungary's first king, and took over five decades to be completed. It houses the mummified right hand of St. Stephen, "the Holy Right Hand".

2. Fisherman's Bastion

Fisherman's Bastion

1 km
from city center
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The Fisherman's Bastion is located across the street from the Buda Castle and is a pretty tower reminiscent of the castle walls. The highlight of the bastion is its main facade running parallel to the river Danube and its seven stone towers symbolizing Hungary's chieftains.

3. Thermal Baths

Thermal Baths
4.3 /5

4 km
from city center
3 out of 44
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Budapest has a great variety of thermal baths to choose from, you might want to choose the thermal bath according to your mood and preferences. Some of the famous ones are Szechenyi Bath, Gellert Bath, Rudas Bath. The city is often called the "city of spas."

4. Szechenyi Chain Bridge

Szechenyi Chain Bridge
4.2 /5

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First-ever permanent connection between Buda and Pest, Szechenyi Lanchid is famous for the two meticulously carved-out stone lion statues at both bridgeheads. The Bridge offers the best panoramic views of the city, with the magnificent Danube flowing in the background.

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5. Heroes Square

Heroes Square

3 km
from city center
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Situated between the museum of fine arts and the palace of art, It is known for its high-rise statues of Budapest freedom fighters and leaders. During the sunset, this spot attracts the most tourists and photographers. Eating and sightseeing ar the main activities, here.

6. Shoes on the Danube Bank

Shoes on the Danube Bank

1 km
from city center
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The Iron sculpture, Shoes on the Danube River is based on the look of a 1940s pair of shoes. This popular tourist attraction is sculpted to honour the Jewish population killed due to a massacre on the banks of the river. It is located on the east bank of the Danube River.

7. Buda Castle

Buda Castle
3.8 /5

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The largest Gothic Palace of late middle ages, Buda Castle located in Varhegy, Budapest. Commonly addressed as the Royal Palace, this architectural wonder houses the Budapest Historical Museum and the Hungarian National Gallery. This location also includes the National Library.

8. Margaret Island

Margaret Island
3.8 /5

3 km
from city center
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Located right in the center of the mighty Danube in Budapest is the magnificent Margaret Island. This is a perfect place for recreation and is filled with landscape parks and several other attractions. This island is also very famous for its thermal baths - Palatinus Strand.

9. Ferris Wheel of Budapest

Ferris Wheel of Budapest

1 km
from city center
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The Budapest Eye is one of the most iconic landmarks of the Hungarian capital. Located on the public square, it offers breathtaking views of the beautiful skyline of Budapest. The wheel stands 65 meters tall and features 42 cabins, each of which can hold up to 8 passengers.

10. Danube Promenade

Danube Promenade

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By the shores of the Danube in Hungary, the Danube Promenade covers the area between Szechenyi Chain Bridge and the Elizabeth Bridge on the Pest side. , this walkway offers stunning views across the Danube, with upscale restaurants and cafes highlighting the skyline.

11. The Parliament House

The Parliament House
3.6 /5

1 km
from city center
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Situated on the eastern bank of the Danube on the Pest side of the city, the Parliament of Budapest is the largest building in Hungary and the third largest Parliament building in the world. It is home to the National Assembly and has also been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2011.

12. House of Terror

House of Terror

2 km
from city center
12 out of 44
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House of Terror museum is located in the Andrassy district of Budapest and is a rare tourist treasure. It portrays items of the fascist and communist rulings in the 20th century. Each floor displays a heartbreaking memoir of every victim along with their name and date of killing.

13. Join a Walking Tour

Join a Walking Tour
4.5 /5

1 km
from city center
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A Budapest walking tour will allow you to discover the city's hidden gems and rich history. Several walking tours are available in Budapest, each offering a unique experience. Whether you want to explore the city's historical part, cultural treasures, or culinary delights, there is a tour for everyone.

14. Great Market Hall Budapest

Great Market Hall Budapest

2 km
from city center
14 out of 44
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With a façade of patterned orange bricks and tiled roofs, the Great Market Hall in Budapest, Hungary is the oldest and largest indoor market. The stalls and counters here sell exotic spices, Hungarian wines and seasonal products along with souvenirs, clothes and snacks.

15. Danube cruise

Danube cruise
3.6 /5

1 km
from city center
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A Danube River cruise is an excellent way to experience the beautiful city of Budapest, Hungary. The Danube River flows right through the heart of the city, and a cruise along its tranquil waters offers stunning views of Budapest's impressive architecture and landmarks.

16. Matthias Church

Matthias Church

1 km
from city center
16 out of 44
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Located at the centre of Budapest’s Castle District, and opposite Fisherman’s Bastion, Matthias church is known to be the most unique in Europe. Also, a museum, The church inside is painted in warm colours of yellow, orange, brown, and golden, constructed in Gothic style.

17. Hungarian State Opera House

Hungarian State Opera House

1 km
from city center
17 out of 44
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The Hungarian State Opera House in Budapest is the largest theatre in Hungary and is known for its spectacular acoustics and beautiful architecture. Baroque elements are arranged in a U-shape in the main hall, with paintings and sculptures from Hungary's ancient past.

18. Hungarian National Museum

Hungarian National Museum

2 km
from city center
18 out of 44
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The Hungarian National Museum is the national museum for history, art and archaeology of Hungary, located in an impressive neoclassical edifice. It is the oldest public museum in Hungary. It is an architectural masterpiece and a heaven for history and architecture buffs.

19. Memento Park

Memento Park

9 km
from city center
19 out of 44
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Memento Park, located in Budapest's southern suburbs, is the first open-air architectural museum in Central Europe to display statues and sculptures of various leaders from Hungary's communist era. It has sculptures made from brass, bronze, stone, copper, marble, and limestone.

20. Aquincum Museum

Aquincum Museum

0 km
from city center
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The Aquincum Museum features a collection of historic Roman and Celtic artefacts with ancient city ruins from the 2nd Century. These ruins, along with the statues, courtyards, fountains, open-air theatres, and the water organ, are the leading attractions of this place.

21. Schenzyi Thermal Bath

Schenzyi Thermal Bath

4 km
from city center
21 out of 44
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Being more than 100 years old, the Schenzyi thermal bath is visited by about 100 million bathers worldwide. With much popularity and praised attraction by visitors, the place is an enjoyable, relaxing, and medicinal experience. It is located in the city centre and has both indoor and outdoor pools.

22. Hospital In The Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum

Hospital In The Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum

1 km
from city center
22 out of 44
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Hospital In The Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum is a secret underground hospital and a bunker turned in to a museum. It exhibits the wax models of the soldiers and nurses and the old surgical tools and machinery since the time of WWII. The museum can only be visited through guided tours.

23. University Church, Budapest

University Church, Budapest

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from city center
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Located in the heart of Budapest, the University Church is a magnificent example of Baroque architecture. Built-in the 18th century, the church has been a popular tourist destination for its intricate designs and stunning frescoes. It's a perfect place to unwind and appreciate the city's cultural heritage.

24. Budapest City Park

Budapest City Park

3 km
from city center
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Városliget is a Public Park in Budapest, also the most populous and largest city in the world. Being the capital of Hungary, the city is a centre for the political, commercial, transport and industrial of the country. It is the second largest park situated at XIV district of Budapest.

25. Vajdahunyad Castle

Vajdahunyad Castle

4 km
from city center
25 out of 44
Things To Do in Budapest

Located in the city park, Vajdahunyad Castle holds a very romantic, fairy tale-looking, and historic architectural vibe to it. It has one main courtyard which is open to all and a ticketed museum of agriculture inside, which is the largest agricultural museum in Europe today.

26. Gellert Hill

Gellert Hill

1 km
from city center
26 out of 44
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The Gellért hill is a high cliff top overlooking Budapest city and all the main attractions. Some attractions visible from here are Stephens Basilica, the Parliament, Chain Bridge, the Castle, Matthias hall, Big Market Hall, etc. The hill is located exactly to the south of castle hill.

27. Gellert Bath

Gellert Bath

2 km
from city center
27 out of 44
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Located on the foot of the Gellért hill, Gellért Bath has roman marble tiles and large lion heads sprinkling water. It offers swimming pools, thermal pools, and saunas and is worth a look. Many movies have been shot at Gellért Bath Spa, like the Bluebeard, I Spy, Evita etc.

28. Danube River

Danube River

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Flowing from the Black Forest to the Black Sea, the Danube river is the second-longest river in Europe after the Volga. The river gives the city a gorgeous scenic view along various popular attractions, Chain Bridge, Szabadság Bridge, churches, museums, and synagogues.

29. Castle Hill Budapest

Castle Hill Budapest

1 km
from city center
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Castle Hill, a gorgeous plateau on Buda's hilly terrain made of limestone, provides stunning views of the city. Located over a large arena, this expansive area with its winding riverbed stones, baroque styled houses, and verdant avenues around the Castlehill is worth exploring.

30. Budapest Pinball Museum

Budapest Pinball Museum

2 km
from city center
30 out of 44
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The Budapest Pinball Museum is the first and largest interactive exhibition in Hungary, with 140 working pinball machines that offer visitors an exciting and fun game experience. The museum is located on the street of Radnóti Miklós in the city's centre.

31. Budapest Museum of Fine Arts

Budapest Museum of Fine Arts

3 km
from city center
31 out of 44
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The Museum of Fine Arts is a major art museum located on Heroes Square in Budapest toward the facade of the Palace of Art. It exhibits a wide range of collections of European art, Egyptian antiques, and old sculpted paintings, among others.

32. Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden

Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden

4 km
from city center
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The Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden, Hungary's oldest zoo park, is home to over 9000 animals of 850 species in Budapest City Park. It is ideal for exploring the city's natural reserve and fauna habitats. An art nouveau building in the zoo represents the art and architecture of the city.

33. City Park

City Park

3 km
from city center
33 out of 44
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As one of Hungary's heritage sites, City Woodland Park is a long 302-acre public space located in District XIV of Budapest. It is widely regarded as the first public park in the world. The park extends from Heroes Square and offers cultural facilities for locals and tourists alike. There are also a castle and some museums onsite.

34. Invisible Museum, Budapest

Invisible Museum, Budapest

0 km
from city center
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Invisible Museum’s exhibition is a ‘one of a kind’ event where an individual can try to understand and feel the world in complete darkness as if living without their eyesight like a blind person. ‘Blind trust’ is what you are asked to carry along if you plan to visit the Invisible Museum.

35. Faust Wine Cellar

Faust Wine Cellar

1 km
from city center
35 out of 44
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Located under Castle Hill, is the historic Faust Wine cellar offering a variety of Hungarian wine as well as the traditional pálinka, tapas, and Hungarian scones! The entrance to this magical wine cellar from the middle ages is inside the Hilton Budapest Hotel.

36. Szimpla Kert

Szimpla Kert
3.7 /5

2 km
from city center
36 out of 44
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Szimpla Kert is one of the most unique and vibrant places to visit in Budapest. Located in the heart of the city's party district, Kazinczy Street in Budapest's Jewish Quater, this iconic ruin bar has become a must-see attraction for tourists and locals alike.

37. Liberty Bridge Budapest

Liberty Bridge Budapest

2 km
from city center
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Liberty Bridge is a popular tourist destination and a perfect spot to take in the beautiful views of the Danube River and the city.Located in the center part of the city, the bridge connects Buda and Pest, two parts of the city divided by the Danube River.

38. Ecseri Flea Market

Ecseri Flea Market

10 km
from city center
38 out of 44
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The Ecseri Flea Market in Budapest is a bustling hub of vintage goods, antiques, and unique finds. Located in the southeastern part of the city, the market is a vibrant mix of antique dealers, vintage clothing sellers, and art collectors.

39. Budapest Andrassy Avenue

Budapest Andrassy Avenue

1 km
from city center
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Andrassy Avenue is a beautiful boulevard steeped in history that stretches for nearly two and a half kilometers and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lined with elegant buildings, trendy boutiques, and charming cafes, it is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike.

40. Liberty Statue Budapest

Liberty Statue Budapest

1 km
from city center
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The Liberty Statue is a well-known landmark in Budapest that stands tall on Gellért Hill, overlooking the city. Visitors can take a scenic walk or ride the cable car to the top of the hill, where they can enjoy breathtaking views of the Danube River and the city skyline.

41. Party at Jewish Quarter

Party at Jewish Quarter

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Jewish Quarter Budapest is one of the hippiest neighbourhoods in Budapest, close to Kiraly Street. Home to the coolest cafes, bars, restaurants, and party destinations, it is an artistic and vibrant space having many historical places and the second-largest synagogue in the world.

42. Explore the City on a Hop on Hop off Tour

Explore the City on a Hop on Hop off Tour

14 km
from city center
42 out of 44
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The best sightseeing places can be explored with the help of hop-on, hop-off tours. These tours cover all the notable tourist attractions of the city while offering tourists an opportunity to explore the city on their own pace. This tour is also equipped with an audio guide available in 16 languages.

43. Join a Caving Tour

Join a Caving Tour

14 km
from city center
43 out of 44
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Budapest is known to be the capital of caves. There are many cave tours, such as Adventure Caving and Cave Walk, which tourists mostly prefer. The cave tours usually take place at the Szelmo-Hegyi and Palvolgyi Caves in Budapest, Hungary. Professional caving guides head the tours.

44. Join a Chimney Cake Workshop

Join a Chimney Cake Workshop

1 km
from city center
44 out of 44
Things To Do in Budapest

Chimney Cake Workshop in Budapest is aunique culinary experience that gives you the chance to learn about Hungarian food culture. These workshop allows your active participation in the making of chimney cakes during this hands-on workshop.

FAQs on Budapest

What are the top hotels in Budapest?

There are 4751 Hotels in Budapest which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Budapest are Apartment L&A, Apartment 43, Classic Central Apartment, Broadway Residence, Erzsebet Boulevard Apartment, Katy Apartment. You can see all the hotels in Budapest here

What are the top activities in Budapest?

The top activities in Budapest are Budapest Big Bus Open-Top Hop-On Hop-Off Tours, Danube River Cruise with Drinks, Evening Sightseeing Cruise on the Danube River in Budapest , Dinner and Cruise with Live Music on Danube River, Private Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport (BUD) Transfers for Budapest , Organ Concert at the St. Stephen's Basilica.

What are the top sightseeing places in Budapest?

The top sightseeing places in Budapest are Walking tours, Thermal Baths, Szechenyi Chain Bridge, Buda Castle, Margaret Island, Szimpla Kert.

How much does a package cost for Budapest?

The packages for Budapest start at INR 47593 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

How can I commute within Budapest?

Budapest has a pretty compact structure and you might be able to walk around to places if you live in the center of the city. Having said that, Budapest has exceptional public transport services. Transport System is fairly extensive and cheaper than most places in Europe. The metro lines are clean and safe and connects to most tourist attractions. There are also a wide variety of tram, bus and trolley bus services which provide reliable transport. A variety of passes can be availed to us these services. If your visit is for a prolonged period you might want to purchase the one weekly pass (HUF 4,950), or another pass for prolonged periods, which provide access to any form of public transfer. You need to provide a photo ID proof to be able to puchase these (your passport or your driving licence). A single day pass can also be puchased for a single trip (HUF 350), or a 24/72 (HUF 3,300/ HUF 4,150) hour travel card. These tickets can be purchased from ticket vending machines or newspaper kiosks and must be validated before any journey. Apart from these taxis can be a fast mode of transport especially at nights when the public transport is a bit limited.
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