Here are the top 16 tourist attractions to see in Budapest:

1. Walking tours

4.5 /5

1 kms
from city center
1 out of 16
places to visit in Budapest

A guided walk through most parts of the city.

2. Thermal Baths

4.3 /5

4 kms
from city center
2 out of 16
places to visit in Budapest

Budapest is also known as the 'city of spas' and is home to plenty of hot springs.

3. Szechenyi Chain Bridge

4.2 /5

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from city center
3 out of 16
places to visit in Budapest

The first permanent bridge connecting Buda and Pest.

4. Buda Castle

3.8 /5

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from city center
4 out of 16
places to visit in Budapest

The largest Gothic Palace of late middle ages.

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5. Margaret Island

3.8 /5

3 kms
from city center
5 out of 16
places to visit in Budapest

Pack up a perfect picnic in the heart of Budapest.

6. Szimpla Kert

3.7 /5

2 kms
from city center
6 out of 16
places to visit in Budapest

The number one rated ruin pub in Budapest.

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7. St. Stephen's Basilica

3.7 /5

1 kms
from city center
7 out of 16
places to visit in Budapest

The largest church in Budapest.

8. The Parliament House

3.6 /5

1 kms
from city center
8 out of 16
places to visit in Budapest

Holds great amount of historic and architectural importance.

9. Danube cruise

3.6 /5

1 kms
from city center
9 out of 16
places to visit in Budapest

There are various ways to admire the beauty of the Danube, the Danube cruise being one of them.

10. Faust Wine Cellar

1 kms
from city center
10 out of 16
places to visit in Budapest

In the labyrinths under Castle Hill, Budapest is the historic Faust Wine cellar offering a variety of rare and delicious Hungarian wine as well as the traditional pálinka, tapas and Hungarian scones! Once host to Count Dracula. The entrance to this magical wine cellar from the middle ages is inside the Hilton Budapest Hotel and if you plan to visit this little cellar, make sure you have a reservation.

11. Great Market Hall

2 kms
from city center
11 out of 16
places to visit in Budapest

With a façade of patterned orange bricks and tiled roofs, the Great Market Hall in Budapest, Hungary is the oldest and largest indoor market to be built in 1897. The stalls and counters here indulge in the sale of exotic spices, Hungarian wines and seasonal products along with souvenirs, clothes and Hungarian snacks, making this market space a popular spot for tourists as well as locals. The Great Market Hall makes it to the list of top Budapest attractions and if you decide to visit this place, carry a few bags and some time in hand.

12. Danube Promenade

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12 out of 16
places to visit in Budapest

A lovely esplanade by the shores of the Danube in Hungary, the Danube Promenade covers the area between Szechenyi Chain Bridge and the Elizabeth Bridge (Erzsebet hid) on the Pest side. Historically significant and pleasant for strolls, this walkway offers stunning views across the Danube with upscale restaurants and cafes highlighting the skyline.

13. University Church, Budapest

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Built on the site of an Ottoman mosque, the University Church is a beautifully structured Baroque styled church in Budapest, Hungary. With the Turks moving out of Budapest, the church's order was formed in the 13th Century and has a beautifully decorated interior and exterior. The paintings at the ceiling, the pulpit and the copy of the 'Black Madonna of Czestochowa' are the artistic attractions of this place.

14. Invisible Museum, Budapest

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places to visit in Budapest

A unique experience which to help appreciate life is what the Invisible Museum in Budapest offers. This 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.

15. Aquincum Museum

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places to visit in Budapest

Featuring a collection of historic Roman and Celtic artefacts is the Aquincum Museum in Budapest, Hungary with ruins of the ancient city dating back to 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 and the museum happens to be a fascinating venue, especially for the history buffs!

16. Hungarian National Museum

2 kms
from city center
16 out of 16
places to visit in Budapest

Built in 1847 and located in Budapest, 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, founded about 200 years ago. History buffs cannot miss out on this incredible museum on their visit to Budapest. Also, the architectural masterpiece that the Hungarian National Museum is makes it highly popular among architecture lovers.

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