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Sights, you mustn’t miss…

  • Budapest’s number one visitor attractions: the Royal Palace of Buda and the Castle Quarter.
  • The St. Matthias Church, the wonderful church of the Royal weddings.
  • The snow-white towers of the Fisherman’s Bastion (Halászbástya) in the Castle District.
  • The first permanent bridge between Buda and Pest: the Chain Bridge (Lánchíd).
  • The 2000-year-old Roman town, Aquincum, which was the principal town of the Roman province 'Pannónia'.
  • Europe’s most splendid Parliament building on the bank of the Danube.
  • The Continent’s first underground railway (1896) called the ‘Little Underground’.
  • The largest collection of fine arts in the Art Gallery (Műcsarnok) and in the Museum of Fine Arts (Szépművészeti Múzeum).
  • Budapest’s most elegant boulevard, called Andrássy út. It is the home of  theatres, the Opera house and filled with coffee houses, international restaurants, clubs and bars.
  • The fabulous Heroes' Square (Hősök tere), one of the city’s major tourist destinations. The Millennial Monument here was erected to commemorate the 1000th anniversary of the Hungarian settlement in the Carpathian Basin.
  • Budapest’s largest Church, the amazing St. Stephans’s Basilica, where the most important relic of Hungarian Christianity (the mummified hand of the founder of the Hungarian State and Church, king St Stephan) can be seen.
  • The capital’s largest Park, the City Park (Városliget), where you can find the Vajdahunyad Castle, the Zoo, the Fun Fair and the Széchenyi Thermal Bath, one of the most famous bath of the capital.
  • Europe’s largest working Synagogue in the Dohány utca.
  • The capital’s largest covered market, the Market Hall next to the University.
  • The best view of Buda and Pest from the Statue of Bishop Gellért and the Citadell.
  • The city’s longest pedestrian street, called Váci utca, where you can find  nice shops of almost every world-ranking brand and Pest’s most refined coffee houses (e.g. the Gerbaud).

Last modified: 2016.07.28.