Things to do in Budapest

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    Parliament Building

    Parliament Building

    Ranked #1 overall in Budapest things to do
    127 reviews
    Sights and Museums,Government Building,Capitol Building,Landmark
    Popular withHistoryArtsyBackpackers

    Spend any time near the Danube riverfront in Budapest and it'll be impossible to miss the commanding Hungarian Parliament Building. Not surprisingly given its scale, this is the largest building ...

  • 2
    Heroes' Square

    Heroes' Square

    Ranked #2 overall in Budapest things to do
    104 reviews
    Sights and Museums,Outdoors,Landmark,Plaza
    Popular withHistoryBackpackersArtsy

    Really interesting to learn about all the really important figures in Hungarian history and the role that they’d played!

  • 3
    Buda Castle

    Buda Castle

    Ranked #3 overall in Budapest things to do
    94 reviews
    Sights and Museums,Landmark
    Popular withHistoryArtsyFamilies

    The castle is gorgeous (on Buda side), and views from the castle across the Danube are the most beautiful we have seen. Built in 1265 and World Heritage Site.

  • 4
    Fisherman's Bastion

    Fisherman's Bastion

    Ranked #4 overall in Budapest things to do
    84 reviews
    Sights and Museums,Landmark
    Popular withHistoryArtsyFamilies

    For me the most beautiful place in Buda. From the tom you can see beauty of the city during day and also during night when everything is sparkling and shining.

  • 5
    Széchenyi Chain Bridge

    Széchenyi Chain Bridge

    Ranked #5 overall in Budapest things to do
    79 reviews
    Sights and Museums,Bridge
    Popular withHistoryOutdoorsyArtsy

    A great bridge to cross the river. Beautiful vistas on each side of the river.

  • 6
    Széchenyi Thermal Baths (Széchenyi Gyógyfürdő)

    Széchenyi Thermal Baths (Széchenyi Gyógyfürdő)

    Ranked #6 overall in Budapest things to do
    64 reviews
    Wellness, Beauty and Spas,Outdoors,Spa or Massage,Lake,Pool
    Popular withWellnessFamiliesBackpackers

    Our family went with our 2 girls - 10 and 14. It was our kids' highlight for Budapest. The huge, thermal pool outdoors was a giant hot tub, the main ...

  • 7
    Szimpla Kert

    Szimpla Kert

    Ranked #7 overall in Budapest things to do
    52 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife,Shopping,Pub,Farmers Market
    Popular withNightlifeBackpackersStudents

    Szimpla Kert blew my mind. The first ruin bar of it's type, the owners got a chance to expand in the current building back in 2005. Now, well established, its ...

  • 8
    Central Market Hall

    Central Market Hall

    Ranked #8 overall in Budapest things to do
    56 reviews
    Shopping,Flea Market
    Popular withFoodiesFamiliesBackpackers

    marketplace with lots of knickknacks mostly aimed at tourists. some food stalls upstairs. downstairs is the market with some stalls definitely more popular than others. look for the ones with ...

  • 9
    St. Stephen's Basilica

    St. Stephen's Basilica

    Ranked #9 overall in Budapest things to do
    71 reviews
    Sights and Museums,Church
    Popular withHistoryArtsySpiritual

    Amazing church! Breathtaking and soul stirring. The alter is a masterpiece. There are concerts held inside the church - acoustics are great.

  • 10
    River Danube

    River Danube

    Ranked #10 overall in Budapest things to do
    51 reviews
    Sights and Museums,Outdoors,History Museum,Scenic Lookout
    Popular withOutdoorsyHistoryFamilies

    Walking along the Danube is a great way to see the Buda and Pest side of the city. Although riding tram 2 was recommended to me, I much preferred walking ...

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