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  • 1 Nagytétényi Castle Museum Interesting

    Museums and art

    Kastélypark Utca 9 H - Budapest

    A rich and fascinating collection of furniture from the Middle Ages to the 19C is displayed in the 18C Száraz-Rudnyánszky castle, built on the site of the fortified Roman town of Campona. The superbly restored rooms are of great interest, owing to th..

  • 2 Holocaust Memorial Centre Interesting

    Museums and art

    Páva Utca 39 H - Budapest

    Opened in 2004, the Holocaust Memorial Centre is both a museum and an educational research centre. Its presentation of the Holocaust in Hungary is deeply moving, from the denial of the rights of victims (Jews and Roma), to their extermination, by mea..

  • 3 Children's Train Interesting

    Industrial tourism and theme park

    Széchenyi-hegy et Huvösvolgy H - Budapest

    To get to the children's miniature train station (near the television tower), take the train from in front of the Budapest Hotel. This unique attraction is driven by an adult, but all other functions are performed by children aged 10-14, dressed in u..

  • 4 Budapest History Museum Interesting

    Museums and art

    Szent György Tér 2 H - Budapest 1014

    is a way to summarise the contents of this museum. Archaeological, Middle Ages, the modern period (the important monuments from the city's history), the building of the castle are traced back through a series of room exhibiting varied collections: it..

  • 5 Fishermen's Bastion Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Hunyadi János út H - Budapest 1014

    This set of ramparts and turrets (finished in 1906) calls to mind a castle right out of a fairytale. The seven turrets symbolise the seven Magyar tribes and each tribal leader is represented by a statue. The bastion offers the visitor beautiful views..

  • 6 Vienna Gate Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Bécsi kapu Tér H - Budapest 1014

    Once the second entrance gate to the city, it was rebuilt in 1936 to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the liberation of Buda. A plaque placed on the inside of the door honours the soldiers of different nationalities who gave their lives to free the..

  • 7 Military History Museum Interesting

    Museums and art

    Tóth Árpád Sétány 40 H - Budapest 1014

    A former barracks built in 1830, it is used to house this museum marked by two rows of cannons. Obviously this is where you will find arms, uniforms, decorations, etc. On the ground floor, you can however discover Hungary's role in the missions for g..

  • 8 Promenade of the Ramparts Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Tóth Árpád sétány H - Budapest 1014

    The promenade of the Ramparts (Tóth Árpád sétány) spreads from the bastion of Esztergom to the North up to Dísz tér, the square of the Parades, in the South of the quarter of the castle. It follows the walls built in the Middle Ages, overhanging the ..

  • 9 Saint Anne Church Interesting

    Religious buildings

    Batthyány Tér 7 H - Budapest 1011

    It is an elegant Church which dominates Batthyány square with its two identical bell towers. You will make out the allegorical statues of Faith, of Hope and Charity above the doorway and the statue of Saint Anne with Mary in the centre of the façade...

  • 10 Freedom Square Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Szabadság Tér H - Budapest 1054

    Built on the site of a former Austrian barracks, this vast square has a certain appeal despite its slightly ostentatious nature. It is fitted between two buildings with majestic façades, attributed to Ignác Alpár: the State Television, former Stock E..

  • 11 Gresham Palace Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Roosevelt Tér 5-6 H - Budapest 1051

    An example of the Art nouveau style in Budapest. Dating back to 1907, it has aged badly but it is still one of the largest buildings in the city. The name is that of a London Insurance Company which bore the name of the founder of the London Stock Ex..

  • 12 Redoubt in Pest Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Vigadó Tér 2 H - Budapest 1051

    It is considered to be a remarkable example of Hungarian romanticism. This palace was built between 1859 and 1864 following the plans of Frigyes Feszl and designed to house brilliants ceremonies, concerts, balls, performances. Its first vocation is s..

  • 13 Vörösmarty tér Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Vörösmarty Tér H - Budapest 1064

    Located right in the heart of the pedestrian quarter, it is the square where all the tourists pass through at least once. In the centre, a monument to Mihály Vörösmarty, around which, in the Summer, musicians, painters, portrait artists and charicatu..

  • 14 Váci Street Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Váci Utca H - Budapest 1052

    The exceptional shopping street but also the street for tourists, lined with bureaux of exchange and shops of all kinds with enticing displays. Look up to admire the façades Nos. 5, 11a, 13, 15 and 18! Don't miss the Hermes fountain and in the sector..

  • 15 Paris Thoroughfare Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Ferenciek tere 5 H - Budapest 1053

    The thoroughfare called Paris forms part the curiosities in Pest, not for its shops, but for its architecture. Byzantine, Moorish or both together or else Venetian or even Art nouveau, a really strange mixture in any case! The name which dates back t..

  • 16 Parish Church of the City Interesting

    Religious buildings

    Március Tér 15e. H - Budapest 1056

    Built on the site of a Roman fortress, it is the oldest Church in the capital of Hungary. It forms part of the sights of the city with its two symmetrical bell towers which rise upon either side of a porch covered by of a pediment. This building incl..

  • 17 Church of the Franciscans Interesting

    Religious buildings

    Ferenciek tere 2 H - Budapest 1053

    It opens out with a porch lined by columns and covered by the coat of arms for the order. On the façade, three niches contain the statues of Saint Peter of Alcantara, Saint Anthony of Padua and Saint Francis of Assisi. The inside is decorated in the ..

  • 18 The University Church Interesting

    Religious buildings

    Papnövelde Utca 7 H - Budapest 1053

    It is undoubtedly the best appreciated Baroque Church in the city. Originally it formed part of a convent of nuns from the order of Saint Paul, the only religious order founded in Hungary in the 13th Century and abolished in 1782. The outside is very..

  • 19 Liszt Ferenc Emlékmúzeum Interesting

    Museums and art

    Vörösmarty Utca 35 H - Budapest 1064

    Three rooms make up the apartment that Franz Liszt lived in for the last five years of his life, when he regularly came to spend the Winter in Budapest. The bedroom was also used as an office. On the desk and in the wardrobe, several personal objects..

  • 20 Ráth György Museum Interesting

    Museums and art

    Városligeti fasor 12 H - Budapest 1068

    A villa in the eclectic style houses this museum entirely dedicated to Indian art and art from the Far East: sculptures, statuettes, jewellery, tapestries. In the part devoted to Japanese art (room 6 and 1st floor), you can admire some beautiful coll..

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