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Andrássy út
Andrássy út

Andrássy Avenue (Hungarian: Andrássy út) is a boulevard in Budapest, Hungary, dating back to 1872. It links Erzsébet Square with the Városliget. Lined with spectacular Neo-renaissance mansions and townhouses featuring fine facades and interiors, it was recognised as a World Heritage Site in 2002.

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Aquincum Museum
Aquincum Museum

AQUINCUM MUSEUM AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL PARK ADDRESS: 135 Szentendrei út, 1031 Budapest TELEPHONE: +36-1-430-10-81 E-MAIL: aquincum@aquincum.hu

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Buda Castle
Buda Castle

Buda Castle (Hungarian: Budavári Palota, German: Burgpalast) is the historical castle and palace complex of the Hungarian kings in Budapest. It was first completed in 1265, but the massive Baroque palace today occupying most of the site was built between 1749 and 1769.

Budapest History Museum
Budapest History Museum

Budapest History Museum The exhibitions in the Budapest History Museum focus on the turbulent history of the 2000 years of the city now known as Budapest: what the once separate towns of Buda, Pest and Obuda were like.

Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden
Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden

All rights reserved © Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden 1146 Budapest, Állatkerti krt. 6-12. Phone: (+36-1) 273-4900, (+36-1) 273-4901

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Castle Hill
Castle Hill

Visiting Castle Hill is the highlight of my stay in Budapest. I love the buildings there and the view from the Fishermen’s Bastion is magnificent. I love the buildings there and the view from the Fishermen’s Bastion is magnificent.

Chain Bridge
Chain Bridge

The Széchenyi Chain Bridge (Hungarian: Széchenyi lánchíd, Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈseːt͡ʃeːɲi ˈlaːnt͡shiːd]) is a suspension bridge that spans the River Danube between Buda and Pest, the western and eastern sides of Budapest, the capital of Hungary.

Citadella
Citadella

The Citadella is the fortification located upon the top of Gellért Hill in Budapest, Hungary. Citadella is the Hungarian word for citadel, a kind of fortress. The word is exclusively used by other languages to refer to the Gellért Hill citadel which occupies a place which held strategic importance in Budapest's military history.

City Park
City Park

City Park is the largest park in Budapest. The first trees and walkways were established here in 1751. In the first decades of the 19th century a park was created, which became the first public park in the world. In 1896 the Millennium Celebrations took place here, leaving many attractions behind.

Danube Promenade
Danube Promenade

The Danube Promenade (Dunakorzó ) extends between Elizabeth Bridge and Chain Bridge in Pest along the banks of the Danube. This location was always popular for promenading, especially in the 19th century.

Dohány Street Synagogue
Dohány Street Synagogue

The synagogue on the Dohany street of Pest is not only the most impressive one in the country, but it's the largest synagogue of Europe, the second largest one in the world. (The largest Jewish house of worship in the world is the Temple Emanu-El in New York).

Elisabeth Bridge
Elisabeth Bridge

Elisabeth Bridge (Hungarian: Erzsébet híd) is the third newest bridge of Budapest, Hungary, connecting Buda and Pest across the River Danube. The bridge is situated at the narrowest part of the Danube in the Budapest area, spanning only 290 m.

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Ethnographic Museum
Ethnographic Museum

The Museum of Ethnography is an open cultural space, where past and present converge, science and transmission of knowledge combine, and where cultures and generations come to meet and converse.

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Fisherman's Bastion
Fisherman's Bastion

The Halászbástya Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈhɒlaːzbaːʃcɒ] or Fisherman's Bastion is a terrace in neo-Gothic and neo-Romanesque style situated on the Buda bank of the Danube, on the Castle hill in Budapest, around Matthias Church.

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Gellért Baths
Gellért Baths

Gellért Thermal Baths is the art nouveau, historical thermal bath of Budapest since 1918. It offers both health and wellness services, such as aroma and thermal massages, lavender treatment, spa pedicure and private bathing.

Gellért Hill
Gellért Hill

Gellert Hill received its name after bishop Gellért who came to Hungary from Italy around 1000 AD. King St. Stephen invited him to help converting the Hungarians into Christianity. Some resisting pagans rolled him down the hill in a barrel into the Danube in 1046.

Gellért Hill Cave
Gellért Hill Cave

Gellért Hill is a 140-m high dolomite rock rising above the Danube in Buda. It is one of our favourite excursion spots besides Margaret Island, the Buda Hills, or the Kopaszi Dam. We often hike the hill with the kids, enjoying the wonderful scenery (trying to neglect the meaningless graffiti on each bench and some other nuisances) the panorama, and have a lunch or coffee with cake somewhere nearby.

Great Market Hall
Great Market Hall

After repairing the roof, the market opened on 15th March 1897 together with the other four Budapest Markets, built at the same time. Budapest’s Great Market Hall belonged to the most modern indoor markets at that time, with up-to-date lightning and refrigeration.

Hall of Art, Budapest
Hall of Art, Budapest

The Budapest Hall of Art or Palace of Art, (Hungarian − Műcsarnok Kunsthalle), is a contemporary art museum and a historic building located in Budapest, Hungary.

House of Terror
House of Terror

Some historians, journalists, and political scientists such as Magdalena Marsovszky or Ilse Huber have argued that the museum portrays Hungary too much as the victim of foreign occupiers and does not recognise enough the contribution that Hungarians themselves made to the regimes in question as well.

Hungarian National Gallery
Hungarian National Gallery

The National Gallery was created in 1957 with the aim to have a separate museum dedicated to the history of visual arts in Hungary. Getting to the National Gallery: The museum is located within the Royal Palace, in wings 'A', 'B', 'C' and 'D'.

Hungarian National Museum
Hungarian National Museum

The Hungarian National Museum (Hungarian: Magyar Nemzeti Múzeum) was founded in 1802 and is the national museum for the history, art and archaeology of Hungary, including areas not within Hungary's modern borders such as Transylvania; it is not to be confused with the collection of international art of the Hungarian National Gallery. The museum is in Budapest VIII in a purpose-built Neoclassical building from 1837–47 by the architect Mihály Pollack.

Hungarian Parliament Building
Hungarian Parliament Building

The Hungarian Parliament building, a magnificent example of Neo-Gothic architecture, is just over 100 years old. It is the third largest Parliament building in the world, and is also home to the Hungarian Crown Jewels.

Hungarian State Opera House
Hungarian State Opera House

Opera House; Erkel Theatre; ... the Hungarian State Opera stages a brand new version by ... Tickets for the productions of the Hungarian State Opera and Hungarian ...

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Inner City
Inner City

Until 1949, Inner City was the 4th District. Today it is one of the two neighbourhoods of the District V of Budapest, Hungary, the other one being Lipótváros ("Leopold Town") which is the political and financial centre of Hungary.

Király Baths
Király Baths

The construction of the baths began in the year 1565. Király Thermal Baths is a small Turkish bath in the city centre of Budapest. Its water is provided from Lukács Thermal Baths. You can enjoy the steam chamber, the hot air chamber, the wellness jacuzzi and as well as the fitness room, as a special programme.

Kossuth tér
Kossuth tér

Kossuth Lajos square (Hungarian: Kossuth Lajos tér, formerly Kossuth square Kossuth tér) is situated in the Lipótváros neighbourhood of Budapest, Hungary, on the bank of the Danube. Its most notable landmark is the Hungarian Parliament Building (Hungarian: Országház).

Liberty Bridge
Liberty Bridge

Szabadság híd (in English: Liberty Bridge or Freedom Bridge) in Budapest, Hungary, connects Buda and Pest across the River Danube. It is the third southernmost public road bridge in Budapest, located at the southern end of the City Centre. It was originally named Ferenc József híd (Franz Joseph Bridge).

Liberty Square
Liberty Square

Liberty Square (Hungarian: Szabadság tér) is a public square located in the Lipótváros neighborhood of Budapest, Hungary. The square is a mix of business and residential. The United States Embassy in Hungary and the historicist style headquarters of the Hungarian National Bank abut the west side of the square.

Liberty Statue
Liberty Statue

The Liberty Statue or Freedom Statue (Hungarian: Szabadság-szobor [ˈsɒbɒtt͡ʃaːɡ ˈsobor]) is a monument on the Gellért Hill in Budapest, Hungary. It commemorates those who sacrificed their lives for the independence, freedom, and prosperity of Hungary.

Margaret Bridge
Margaret Bridge

Margaret Bridge or Margit híd (sometimes Margit Bridge) is a three-way bridge in Budapest, Hungary, connecting Buda and Pest across the Danube and linking Margaret Island to the banks. It is the second-northernmost and second-oldest public bridge in Budapest.

Margaret Island
Margaret Island

Explore Margaret Island in the heart of Budapest! Learn about the island's history and attractions through the eyes of local citizens. Photos about Margitsziget. Learn about the island's history and attractions through the eyes of local citizens. Photos about Margitsziget.

Matthias Church
Matthias Church

Matthias Church (Hungarian: Mátyás-templom) is a Roman Catholic church located in Budapest, Hungary, in front of the Fisherman's Bastion at the heart of Buda's Castle District. According to church tradition, it was originally built in Romanesque style in 1015, although no archaeological remains exist.

Memento Park
Memento Park

Egyszerű, gyors, kényelmes utazás a Memento Parkba közvetlen autóbuszjárattal Budapest belvárosából az Deák térről minden nap 11 órakor. Titkok és érdekességek, tények és pletykák. 45 perces angol nyelvű vezetés a Memento Parkban. Időpont kiválasztása: Pénznem:

Millennium Monument
Millennium Monument

The Millennium Monument at Hősök tere (Heroes' Square) is one of the most photographed sights in Budapest. The monument was created for the Hungarian millennium festivities that were held in 1896. The monument was created for the Hungarian millennium festivities that were held in 1896.

Müpa Budapest
Müpa Budapest

Müpa Budapest is one of Hungary's best known cultural brands and one of its most modern cultural institutions.

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Museum of Applied Arts
Museum of Applied Arts

Museum. Museum of Applied Arts. The Museum; ... Guided tour in Budapest ... Museum of Applied Arts opened for visitors 120 years ago.

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Museum of Fine Arts
Museum of Fine Arts

Reconstructed Museum of Fine Arts Budapest to reopen on 31 October this year 27 February 2018. After more than three years of reconstruction, the Museum of Fine Arts Budapest will reopen its doors this October.

Rudas Baths
Rudas Baths

The Rudas Thermal Bath was established as early as the 16th century, during the time of the Turkish occupation. Its central part includes an octagonal pool covered by a 10 meter diameter dome. At the end of the 19th century, a therapeutic swimming facility and a sauna was added.

Shoes on the Danube Bank
Shoes on the Danube Bank

The Shoes on the Danube Bank is a memorial in Budapest, Hungary. Conceived by film director Can Togay, he created it on the east bank of the Danube River with sculptor Gyula Pauer to honour the people who were killed by fascist Arrow Cross militiamen in Budapest during World War II.

St. Stephen's Basilica
St. Stephen's Basilica

St. Stephen’s Basilica Szent Istvan Bazilika, The Largest Church in Hungary St. Stephen’s Basilica, the largest church in Budapest, is dedicated to Hungary’s first king, St. Stephen.

SzéChenyi Thermal Bath
SzéChenyi Thermal Bath

Széchenyi Thermal Baths, in Budapest is one of the largest bath complexes in Europe with its 21 pools. Beside the health and wellness services, the entrance ticket includes the use of saunas, gymnastics and aquafitness.

Szimpla Kert
Szimpla Kert

If you want a cool place to hang out in Budapest, Szimpla might be exactly the place you are looking for. Szimpla Budapest, also known as Szimpla Kert (kert meaning garden), was one of the first ruin pubs in Budapest to enter the map, and it is has since its opening been the leading ruin ...Continue reading ‘Szimpla kert’ »

Thermes Szent Lukács
Thermes Szent Lukács

Lukács Thermal Bath Budapest Thermal springs do not usually abound in large towns, but Budapest is unique in this regard as here visitors can choose from a wide range of local spas, located right in the centre of the capital - which is why it s also called the city of spas.

Váci Street
Váci Street

Váci Street in downtown Budapest is one of the world’s most attractive pedestrian shopping streets not only according to Hungarians.. Pest’s famous Váci utca reached the 7th spot among 16 pedestrian shopping streets in a contest, the aim of which was to rank the streets by comparing several factors including:

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Vajdahunyad Castle
Vajdahunyad Castle

Vajdahunyad Castle is one of the romantic castles in Budapest, Hungary, located in the City Park by the boating lake / skating rink. The castle, despite all appearances, was built in 1896, and is in fact a fantasy pastiche showcasing the architectural evolution through centuries and styles in Hungary.

VáRhegy,
VáRhegy,

Castle Hill (Varhegy) Tours Castle Hill is the medieval heart of Budapest and the centerpiece of the Buda neighborhood. Part of the Budapest UNESCO World Heritage site, the district is home to the city's big-hitter attractions, including the royal fortress of Buda Castle, Matthias Church, and the Fisherman's Bastion.

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VöröSmarty tér
VöröSmarty tér

The centrally located Vörösmarty Square (Vörösmarty tér) is unmissable since it lies in the inner city of Budapest (district V.), at just a moments walk from the Danube. The city’s famous shopping street, Váci utca starts here stretching all the way to the Central Market Hall at Fővám Square.

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