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First impressions can leave visitors a little perplexed: a little too much noise, too many cars, rundown streets etc. Yet, “the pearl of the Danube” slowly reveals its treasures along the banks of the majestic Danube, on the verdant Buba hills, and in the narrow streets of the castle district, and is a living city rather than a “museum city”. Built over many centuries its buildings and cultures integrated into earlier ones to create a city that is a true melting pot and incredibly contrasting.

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Tourist attractions Budapest : Things to see and do

  • Budapest Royal Palace Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Szent György Tér 2 H - Budapest 1014

    It was King Béla IV who decided to build a fortress here in order to protect Buda from the Mongols, however the castle owes its opulence to the Habsburgs. Outside the palace note the huge turul; the equestrian statue of Eugene of Savoy; King Mathias'..

  • Budapest castle district Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Szent György Tér H - Budapest

    After strolling around the castle walls and enjoying the views or visiting a museum, why not enjoy the delights of wandering through the old part, where you can stop here and there to look at a shop window, a façade, a monument, to capture it on your..

  • Budapest Parliament Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Kossuth Lajos Tér 1-3 H - Budapest

    Attributed to Imre Steindl, this gigantic neo-gothic monument which makes you think, with its dome, its pinnacles, arrows, arcades and galleries, about the one in London or about the Dome in Milan. You can visit part of it and especially admire the c..

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Hotels Budapest

  • Carlton Hotel Budapest Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    Apor Peter u 3 H - Budapest 1011

    Prix Prices from : 71 €

    Set on the foot of Fisherman’s Bastion, in Budapest’s castle quarter, Carlton Hotel Budapest is 100 metres away from the famous Chain Bridge. It offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi. Guests can enjoy a rich buffet breakfast with warm and col..

  • Boutique Hotel Victoria Budapest

    Bem rakpart 11. H - Budapest 1011

    Set by the foot of the Buda Castle, directly on the Danube River bank, this boutique hotel enjoys an elevated location in the heart of Budapest. It offers rooms with free WiFi and views of the Danube and the Parliament. The modern rooms are fitted w..

  • Lanchid 19 Design Hotel Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    Lánchíd utca 19 H - Budapest 1013

    Prix Prices from : 95 €

    Lanchid 19 Design Hotel provides beautiful views of the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Budapest. It is situated on the Danube riverbank, below the Buda Royal Castle. Just a few minutes' walk away from the city centre, the Lanchid 19 Design Hotel off..

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Leisure activities Budapest

  • Prices from : 25 €

    With a half day to discover Budapest, the Grand City Sightseeing Tour makes the perfect introduction for the first time visitor. With hotel pickup included and the option of a morning or afternoon departure, see all the key sites from the comfort of ..


    The tour starts with a 30-minute orientation session. You will have time practice on the Segways so that everyone feels comfortable and ready to go out and conquer Budapest. Choose from a 1.5 hour Segway tour to get to grips with the basics, or up..


    Take an excursion into Hungary's history on this popular Danube Bend full day trip. You'll visit the gorgeous old towns of Visegrad, Esztergom and Szentendre, includes a three-course lunch and a cruise on the River Danube - a highlight of any trip to..

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Restaurants Budapest

  • Déryné Bistro Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Krisztina tér 3 H - 1013 Buda

    Wonderfully old bistro-cum-brasserie with a brass-topped horseshoe bar; established in 1914 and still oozing old-fashioned charm. It's open for breakfast; they have their own in-house bakery; and a pianist plays from 3-8pm. The menu is a roll call of..

  • Zona Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Lánchíd utca 7-9 H - 1013 Buda

    21C wine bar with a huge window overlooking the river and a uniquely 'zoned' interior. Daily menus feature original modern dishes inspired by Hungary, Asia and Spain, which come in some unusual combinations; 4 per person should suffice.

  • Onyx Very comfortable restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    Vörösmarty tér 7-8 H - 1051 Pest

    Glamorous, ostentatious restaurant featuring boldly papered walls, gilt chairs, chandeliers and onyx adornments. Precise, highly skilled cooking sees classical Hungarian flavours kept to the fore but also presents some unusual combinations and intere..

  • Laci Konyha Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Hegedũs Gyula utca 56 H - 1133 Budapest

    Great value, original modern menus make this edgy restaurant a hit with one and all; gather your friends and make for a table for 12 - backed by walls of bold graffiti! Ingredients are well-sourced and accurately cooked, and while combinations are tr..

  • Costes Very comfortable restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    Raday utca 4 H - 1092 Pest

    Sophisticated restaurant with immaculately dressed tables, quality glassware and assured, formal service from an experienced team. The talented chef uses modern techniques to produce accomplished, innovative dishes, which have clear flavours and a de..

  • Borkonyha Winekitchen Comfortable restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    Sas utca 3 H - 1051 Pest

    Bustling wine-orientated restaurant close to the Basilica. The fortnightly menu features well-executed dishes with an elaborate modern style and subtle Hungarian influences. Top ingredients are sourced from the surrounding countries. 48 of the 200 wi..

  • L19 Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    Lánchíd utca 19 H - 1013 Buda

  • Tanti Quite comfortable restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    Apor Vilmos tér 13 H - 1124 Budapest

    'Auntie' is located in the corner of a pleasant little shopping mall and comes complete with an appealing terrace. It's light, bright and simply kitted out and offers a concise menu of attractively presented, accomplished dishes. Classic combinations..

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