Places to see in Budapest

Places to see

Budapest Parliament

The monumental building of the Parliament is one of the biggest attractions of Budapest. It hosts the diet and the crown jewels. Guided tours are organised 4 times a day.

St Stephen's Basilica

The largest Catholic church in Budapest, where the most important relic of the Hungarian Catholicism, the Holy Right of King St. Steven is kept.The panorama terrace offers a great view of the city.

Heroes' square Budapest

The monumental square at the end of Andrássy Avenue sums up the history of Hungary. The millenium memorial commemorates the 1000th anniversary of the arrival of the Hungarians in the Carpathian Basin.

Budapest State Opera

The neo-renaissance building is a pearl of architecture, the lavish inner decoration reflects elegance and splendour. Guided tours are organised every afternoon. A performance is an unforgettable experience too.

Castle District

With its narrow streets, old citizen houses the Castle district of Budapest reflects a medieval atmosphere. The Royal Palace houses different museums and exhibitions. Bring yourself time to walk around.

Fishermen's Bastion and Matthias Church

The emblems of Budapest, no tour can be complete without visiting them. Rebuilt several times, the Matthias Church is a mixture of architectural styles. Organ concerts are held regularly.

Gellért hill and the Citadel

For the best panorama of Budapest, Gellért Hill definitely worth a visit. The old fortress and the statue of Liberty can be seen from far, they are an important part of the cityscape.

Váci street and Danube Promenade

The bustling walking areas of the downtown offer famous cafés, terraces, elegant shops, boutiques and theatres. Not to mention the view of the Castle from the Danube Promenade.

City Park

The largest green area of Budapest conceals the Castle of Vajdahunyad, the Széchenyi thermal bath, the Zoo and the Amusement park. It is a beloved corner of the city for walking and relaxing.