Nearby Attractions

Area is the busiest dowtown. All major attractions are basically around you or at least reachable with 5-15 minutes walk. Excellent public transportation connections, and easy connection to airport and to main railway stations. Great supply with shops and services, supermarkets are at the corner.

Westend City Center

Distance: close, walk

 

Westend city center and railway station is located at the north-eastern part of downtown Budapest. City ring connects it with the Danube at Margaret-Bridge, the historic railway station for the most part hosts suburb train lines (Metro3 and 24/7 tram).

 

The railway station as it stands today, was established in the 1870's. Next to the railway station, WestEnd City centre invites visitors with a great variety of shops, restaurants, services, banks, exchange offices and other places of entertainment (cinema).

Jewish District & The Synagogue

Distance: close, walk

 

The synagogue was built between 1854 and 1859 in the Moorish Revival style, with the decoration based chiefly on Islamic models from North Africa and medieval Spain. It is told to be the largest Synagogue in Europe and third largest in the world.

 

The Dohány Street Synagogue complex consists of the Great Synagogue, the Heroes' Temple, the graveyard, the Memorial and the Jewish Museum, which was built on the site on which Theodore Herzl's house of birth stood.

 

Dohány Street itself, a leafy street in the city center, carries strong Holocaust connotations as it constituted the border of the Budapest Ghetto.

Saint Stephen Basilica

Distance: close, walk

 

This is the most important church building in Hungary, one of the most significant tourist attractions and the third highest building (second largest church) in Hungary. Basilica was built in the XIXth century.

 

Equal with the Hungarian Parliament Building, it is one of the two tallest buildings in Budapest at 96 metres (315 ft) - this equation symbolises that worldly and spiritual thinking have the same importance.

 

Area is connected to downtown, to parliament.

House of Parliament

Distance: close, walk

 

Built in 1896 for milennal celebrations, inspired by the Palace of Westminster. The building stretches 268 meters in its length, along the Danube embankment. Ornamented with white neo-gothic turrets and arches, it forms the most outstanding landmark of the Pest side horizon.

 

Statues of Hungarian monarchs and military commanders decorate the outer walls. The unique interior design includes huge halls, over 12,5 miles of corridors, a 96-meter high central dome, and 691 rooms.

 

When the Parliament is not in session, the building can be visited.

 

Chain Bridge

Distance: close, walk

 

Designed by the English engineer William Tierney Clark, it was the first permanent bridge across the Danube in Hungary, and was opened in 1849.

 

It is anchored on the Pest side of the river to Széchenyi (formerly Roosevelt) Square, adjacent to the Gresham Palace and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and on the Buda side to Adam Clark Square, near the Zero Kilometer Stone and the lower end of the Castle Hill Funicular, leading to Buda Castle.

 

Bridge operates as car and walking bridge.

Heroes Square

Distance: medium, walk-metro

 

Hősök tere" is one of the major and largest squares in Budapest, Hungary, noted for its iconic statue complex featuring the Seven Chieftains of the Magyars and other important national leaders, as well as the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

 

The square lies at the outbound end of Andrássy Avenue next to City Park (Városliget). It hosts the Museum of Fine Arts and the Museum of Moderen Arts ("Műcsarnok").

 

Lots of entertaining facilities nearby such as the Zoo (and Once-Upon-A-Time-Park), Castle of Vajdahunyad, Szechenyi Bath, Museum of Transportation, etc.

Buda Castle & Bazaar

Distance: medium, walk

 

Buda Castle is the historical castle and palace complex of the Hungarian kings in Budapest, and was first completed in 1265. In the past, it has been called Royal Palace and Royal Castle.

 

Buda Castle was built on the southern tip of Castle Hill, bounded on the north by what is known as the Castle District, which is famous for its Medieval, Baroque, and 19th-century houses, churches, and public buildings. It is linked to Clark Ádám Square and the Széchenyi Chain Bridge by the Castle Hill Funicular.

 

Next to the Castle Hill Castle Bazaar can be found that was recently renovated and is an entertaining complex also entrance to the Castle.

Ruin Pub Quarter

Distance: short, walk

 

The phenomena known as ruin pubs have taken over the nightlife of Budapest a few years back, and established a pattern for success. Nonetheless, worn-down pieces of furniture, psychedelic interiors, and a bunch of hipsters are not enough to create a popular spot, a certain kind of charm is also needed.

 

As for the best ruin pubs of Budapest, this essential charm changes from venue to venue, and guarantees an enviable assortment. If you feel baffled by the variety, and can’t make up your mind, here's a list of most popular ones: Szimple Kert, Szimple Cafe, Anker't, Dürrer Kert, Ellátó kert, Fogas Ház, Instant, Grandio, Kuplung, Kőleves Kert, Mika Tivadar.

Gozsdu Courtyard

Distance: short, walk

 

Gozsdu Courtyard is one of the most dynamically improving centres in the downtown of Budapest; it is a meeting point that combines entertainment, gastronomy and culture opened day and night.

 

The entertainment quarter is awaiting its guests with uniquely exciting programmes every day of the week. The Courtyard makes room for countless places, representing extraordinarystyles, thus providing colourful experience for all generations. As the entertainment centre of the downtown, it attracts more than 900,000 visiors per annum; due to its cosmopolitan nature it has become extremely popular between both the residents of Budapest and the tourists.

Great Market Hall

Distance: short, walk

 

Situated at the end of Váci utca and at Fővám tér, right next to recently renovated Szabadság híd (Liberty Bridge), Nagy Vásárcsarnok is the biggest marketplace in Budapest. It is not only spectacular due to its size and its location, it’s also a work of architectural art sprinkled with Neo-Gothic elements, and roofed with ceramic Zsolnay-tiles.

 

Besides buying farm-grown products, you can also scan through the selection of quality souvenirs, and gobble Hungarian dishes such as lángos (a type of flat bread usually served with cheese and sour cream) or fried sausages.

 

 

Mathias Church

Distance: medium, walk

 

First church on site here was founded at 1015, many times destroyes and rebuilt since than, and therefore it has a very special gothic-barocque interior. In some evenings there are wonderful organ concerts, during daytime it is possible to go to the crypt&museum which you will remember for whole life! Concerts start 8pm all days, last around 70 mins and prices start from 16EUR. Church is open usually between 9am and 5pm, and there is an entrance fee starts from ~4,5EUR (free for kids under 6). Ticket is valid to the Crypt and Museum too.

 

From the Chain bridge take the funiculare up to the Castle, and than take a short walk OR bus no16 (castle bus) goes to the gates directly. This bus departs from "Szell Kalman sq" (stop of tram no4-6 and M2).

Music Fountain Margaret Island

Distance: medium, public transport

 

Travel tip. Music Fountain, Margaret Island. Great fountain on the island that plays melodies every hour. 15 minutes of classical, children music, rock goes with water show - very cool! In the evening it goes with light show too.

 

Easy access from apartments, short walk from the 'Margaret Island' stop of tram no4-6. First show is at 11am, last show is at 9.30pm, works from April to November. Repertoire and daily schedule is here:

 

 

 

Normafa, Elisabeth Watchtower

Distance: medium, public transport

 

Normafa is a wonderful excursion site. If you would like to enjoy nature, walk in the forest and more than beautiful view to the city this is a program you cannot miss. Most popular excursion site since very long time - walking, dining, street food possibilities and ski during winter.

 

Elisabeth tower is built on the topest peak on Buda mountain, outstanding view to the city as it is more than 400metres above the Danube level.

 

Accessible with montain train from Szell Kalman sq.

Other sites that we recommend to see

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Rudas Thermal Bath and Spa

Great thermal bath in the middle of the city. Midnight bath on Friday and Saturday between 10pm and 4am makes it very special, which is a very cool attraction there, also the brand new spa section with Danube panorama is spactacular and you can utilize the Lunch+Bath combo ticket for affordable price.

At Buda side of the Elisabeth Bridge

 

Szechenyi Thermal Bath and Spa at the Citypark

Large historical thermal bath ans spa both open and indoor next to the Zoo and Circus.

At Citypark next to Metro 1.

 

Instant, The Ruin Pub

Great large ruin pub close to Octogon on Nagymezo utca.

 

Escape Games

Budapest is fully packed with escape game services - if you like that, this will be heaven for you :-) Same are great brain teaser, some are scary, some are great family attraction, all for very affordable price.

 

Budapest Eye

Giant wheel (65m tall) going well above the houses providing spectacular panoramic view to the whole city - for affordable price. Cabins are set with A/C.

At Deak square.

 

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