Things to do in Budapest

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    Parliament Building

    Parliament Building

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

    One of the most beautiful and architectually impressive buildings i've seen in Europe

  • 2
    Heroes' Square

    Heroes' Square

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

    A nice square in Budapest with great ok outdoor places around like castle or parks.

  • 3
    Buda Castle

    Buda Castle

    Ranked #3 overall in Budapest things to do
    99 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
    88 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark
    Popular withHistoryArtsyFamilies

    One of the first places you should visit when you are in Budapest so that you can get a great view of the city. The walls are not old, but ...

  • 5
    Széchenyi Chain Bridge

    Széchenyi Chain Bridge

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

    One of the main bridges across the Danube connecting Buda and Pest. Lovely view of both sides of the city.

  • 6
    Széchenyi Thermal Baths (Széchenyi Gyógyfürdő)

    Széchenyi Thermal Baths (Széchenyi Gyógyfürdő)

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

    Myself and a girlfriend spent a weekend in Budapest in November. These baths were a perfect place to visit for a few hours, especially as it pretty much rained the ...

  • 7
    Szimpla Kert

    Szimpla Kert

    Ranked #7 overall in Budapest things to do
    58 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Historic Site, Bar, Pub
    Popular withNightlifeBackpackersStudents

    Szimpla Kert is a fantastic place for both daytime and nightlife. During the weekends you can find markets during the days where you can buý meat, cheese, food, drinks, bread ...

  • 8
    Central Market Hall

    Central Market Hall

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

    This is a must visit. There's so much here to see and to try. It's a really good introduction to the food of Hungary.

  • 9
    River Danube

    River Danube

    Ranked #9 overall in Budapest things to do
    53 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, History Museum, Scenic Lookout
    Popular withOutdoorsyHistoryFamilies

    Beautiful just to walk by the Danube after sunset. Don’t forget to bring your camera!

  • 10
    St. Stephen's Basilica

    St. Stephen's Basilica

    Ranked #10 overall in Budapest things to do
    74 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Church
    Popular withHistoryArtsySpiritual

    Beautiful basilica. One of the best features is a circular outside walkway up on the dome that gives a 360 degree panorama view of Budapest. Also altar unusual. Normally see ...

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