Top 12 Must-Visit Attractions In Budapest, Hungary! 🇭🇺
From majestic Art Nouveau thermal baths to trendy bars, Budapest - Hungary’s lively capital - is home to brilliant attractions. Here are some of them!
Gellért Thermal Bath: Budapest is justifiably named the “City of Spas”. Gellért offers a steam room, sauna, sun terrace, thermal bath & massage rooms.
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River Danube: Upon its banks, the Neo-Gothic Hungarian Parliament building stands opposite Buda Castle. Book a river cruise online for stellar views.
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Shoes on the Danube: it gives remembrance to 3500 people, 800 of them Jewish, who were shot into the river during the time of the Arrow Cross terror.
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St. Stephen’s Basilica: taking pride of place in the city centre, the Roman Catholic Basilica is named after King Stephen: first king of Hungary.
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Dohány Street Synagogue:built between 1854 & 1859,the Moorish Revival architectural style with a capacity of 3000+ is the largest synagogue in Europe.
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Hungarian Parliament Building: it draws nearly 700,000 visitors each year, & is situated on the UNESCO-listed banks of River Danube.
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Buda Castle: the iconic castle houses the historical castle & palace complex.Castle Hill comprises of the entire upper quadrant of the castle quarter.
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Hungarian State Opera House: Completed in 1884, it is renowned as one of the finest examples of Neo-Renaissance architecture in existence today.
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Fisherman’s Bastion: built between 1895 & 1902, its seven towers denote the Seven Chieftains of the Magyars who founded the Hungarian nation in 895CE.
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Vajahunyad Castle: it sits majestically within Budapest City Park. First built out of wood and cardboard, it was rebuilt from stone & brick in 1908.
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Széchenyi Chain Bridge: the Széchenyi bridge is an impressive example of 19th-century engineering spanning the River Danube, linking Buda to Pest.
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Heroes’ Square: the square features the Seven Chieftains of the Magyars statue complex, standing in tribute to those who’ve died defending Hungary. 🇭🇺
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