Things to do in Budapest

Sort by Tribes
Show local favourites
576 Results
  • 1
    Parliament Building

    Parliament Building

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

    The biggest building in Hungary holds the house of Parliament! Great guided tour! Fabulous interiors , beautiful ceilings! Book in advance online

  • 2
    Heroes' Square

    Heroes' Square

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

    Heroes square has some magnificent statues in the centre and is surrounded on all sides by some impressive buildings. I would recommend to visit this square on morning or evening ...

  • 3
    Buda Castle

    Buda Castle

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

    It's a castle and a palace of the Hungarian Kings, dating back to the 1200's.

  • 4
    Fisherman's Bastion

    Fisherman's Bastion

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

    Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest was built in 19th century. The Bastion takes its name from the guild of fishermen that was responsible for depending this stretch of the city walls ...

  • 5
    Széchenyi Chain Bridge

    Széchenyi Chain Bridge

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

    Széchenyi Chain Bridge is a suspension bridge, landmark in Budapest. Connecting Buda and Pest over the Danube River. It's a great place for watching sunrise and sunset. The bridge is ...

  • 6
    Széchenyi Thermal Baths (Széchenyi Gyógyfürdő)

    Széchenyi Thermal Baths (Széchenyi Gyógyfürdő)

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

    One of the largest thermal baths and probably the most famous, these baths are spread out all over Budapest. They are a great way to relax and rejuvenate. The prices ...

  • 7
    Szimpla Kert

    Szimpla Kert

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

    The number one place when it comes to bars is this “ruin pub” that inspired all other pubs of this kind in Budapest. It's almost a labyrinth of rooms and ...

  • 8
    Central Market Hall

    Central Market Hall

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

    The Grand Central Markethall, choosen for the best market place in Europe in 2013. Buy fresh vegetables, fruits after the season. Paprika, salami, grilled spicy sausage or "lángos" (the Hungarian ...

  • 9
    St. Stephen's Basilica

    St. Stephen's Basilica

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

    I was overwhelmed how big and beautiful this church is. I've been there at the evening and the lights showed the whole beauty of it. Just WOW!!

  • 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

    There Danube is really nice, during day and night. View of the Buda castle and bridges is beautiful.

var ListPage = { maxTries: 20, interval: 0, xhrRequests: [], update: function(url, count, callback){ var fingerprint = "&t=" + (new Date().getTime()); var reqcount = "&req_count=" + count; this.loader("on"); var self = this; var req = new XMLHttpRequest();"GET", url + fingerprint + reqcount, true); ListPage.xhrRequests.push(req); req.onreadystatechange = function() { if (req.readyState === 4 && (req.status === 200 || req.status === 202)) { eval(req.responseText); self.loader("off"); if (req.status === 200 || req.status !== 202 ) callback(req.status); if (req.status === 202) { if (count < self.maxTries) { setTimeout(function(){ListPage.update(url, ++count, callback)}, self.interval); self.interval += 100; } else { callback(req.status); } } } }; req.send(null); }, loader: function(status) { var spinnerD = document.querySelector('.spinnersD'); var spinnerM = document.querySelector('.spinnersM'); if (spinnerD && spinnerM) { if (status === "on") { spinnerD.className = "spinnersD shownow"; spinnerM.className = "spinnersM shownow"; } else { // hide spinnerD.className = "spinnersD"; spinnerM.className = "spinnersM"; } } }, ajax: function(url, callback) { this.update(url, 1, callback); } }; ListPage.ajax("", function(status){ if (status === 200) { HotelRates.ajax(); } }); var HotelRates = { hotels: "", ajaxCalls: function(tryIndex) { if ( { ListPage.update("" + "&" +, tryIndex, function(){ var placeholder = document.querySelectorAll('.metasearch_featured .placeholder'); for (var i = 0; i < placeholder.length; i++) { placeholder[i].style.display='none'; } }); } }, ajax: function() { this.ajaxCalls(1); }, singleAjax: function() { this.ajaxCalls(ListPage.maxTries); } }; if (typeof IntentMedia !== 'undefined' && window.IntentMedia && IntentMedia.trigger) { window.IntentMediaProperties.site_currency = 'GBP', window.IntentMediaProperties.travel_date_start = '' window.IntentMediaProperties.travel_date_end = '' IntentMedia.trigger("onpage_ads_redraw"); }