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Budapest

4.1
Historic Sites · Thermal Spas · Government Buildings
Pearl of the Danube
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site. Many travelers flock to this city for the popular geothermal springs, but this capital has a lot more to offer than that. The amount of historical sites here is seemingly endless, with some of the most popular being the Buda Castle Quarter, the Millenium Undergound Railway, and Heroes' Square. Artists have long been drawn to the youthful atmosphere of this city, thus the population in Budapest is quite relaxed and creative. Packed with theatres, operas, museums, and a vibrant nightlife, Budapest has energy in abundance. Use our international travel planner: Budapest and all its delights await.
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Popular things to do in Budapest

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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Government Building
Hungarian Parliament Building
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
Fisherman's Bastion ©
World heritage site
Fisherman's Bastion
4.6
Duration: 1 hour
Matthias Church ©
World heritage site
Matthias Church
4.7
Duration: 1 hour
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©
Religious Site
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika)
4.7
Duration: 1 hour

Museums in Budapest

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House of Terror Museum ©
Specialty Museum
House of Terror Museum
3.4
Duration: 2 hours
Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria) ©
World heritage site
Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria)
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
Koller Gallery ©
Art Gallery
Koller Gallery
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
Memento Park ©
Specialty Museum
Memento Park
3.3
Duration: 1h 30 min

Hidden gems in Budapest

Liberty Statue ©
Historic Site
Liberty Statue
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Food Tour
Food Tours
4.9
Duration: 3 hours
Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar) ©
Castle
Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar)
4.5
Duration: 1 hour
Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden ©
Zoo
Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden
4.1
Duration: 3 hours

Historic Sites in Budapest

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Dohány Street Synagogue ©
Historic Site
Dohány Street Synagogue
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
Hungarian National Museum ©
Historic Site
Hungarian National Museum
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
Janoshegy ©
Historic Walking Area
Janoshegy
4.7
Duration: 1 hour
Citadel ©
Historic Site
Citadel
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min

Shopping in Budapest

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Central Market Hall ©
Farmers Market
Central Market Hall
3.7
Duration: 1 hour
Herend Porcelain - Hadik Shop ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Herend Porcelain - Hadik Shop
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
Arena Mall ©
Shopping Mall
Arena Mall
3.9
Duration: 4 hours
Ecseri Flea Market (Ecseri bolhapiac) ©
Flea Market
Ecseri Flea Market (Ecseri bolhapiac)
2.5
Duration: 2h 30 min

Side trips from Budapest

Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy) ©
Neighborhood
Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy) Veszprem
4.5
Duration: 6 hours
Eger Castle ©
Castle
Eger Castle Eger
4.2
Duration: 1 hour
Dobo Square ©
Landmark
Dobo Square Eger
4.6
Duration: 1 hour
Bolyki Pinceszet ©
Winery / Vineyard
Bolyki Pinceszet Eger
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
Fungarian ©
Lesson / Workshop
Fungarian
4.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
Silverline Cruises ©
Nightlife
Silverline Cruises
2.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
MiniPolisz ©
Entertainment Center
MiniPolisz
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
Mysterium Tours ©
Nightlife
Mysterium Tours
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min