The Best Things to Do in Budapest
From the must-seeing sights too incredible experiences, explore Budapest’s Hungarian capital and its most thrilling locations.
Take in the View From Fisherman’s Bastion
One of the best places in the town for a panoramic selfie is Fisherman’s Bastion and it’s quick to see why. Situated in Buda’s Castle Hill and overlooking the River and Hungarian Parliament, this neogothic viewpoint overlooks the capital. The best spot to take a picture or to just take a peek. Once the lines are small, come early morning.
Ride the Children’s Railway into the Buda Hills
Travel on a nostalgic train of school-age children in the Buda Hills (the exception being drivers and engineers). As a revolutionary program to enable children to study working principles, Children’s Railway today operates without Political philosophy but retains a nostalgic environment.
Explore Communist History in Memento Park
Do you want to learn when socialist monuments die? Then stroll across the suburban unreal Statute Park to see these ancient communist sculptures, from Lenin to the boots of Stalin and huge bits of bronze propaganda. From Újbuda-Központ (to enter by metro or tram 4) you can take the 150 bus to Memento City. Then, the Kelenföld train station can carry you 101B or 101E.
Drink Unicum at the Zwack Museum and Visitor’s Point
You may visit Zwack Unicum Factory Museum and Visitor’s Center if you would like to find out more about Hungary’S most popular bitter licor. You won’t even be acquainted with Unicum — you can also taste it straight from the fuse and have a look into a jar.
Eat a Cake at Gerbeaud
Hungarians are known for their tasty cakes. You can’t beat the Gerbeaud Café at Vörösmarty tér if you want to indulge a classic cake in a decadent setting. Nice shoes, marble tables, and tasty desserts are ready for you. Seek Dobos Torta, the rough caramel chocolate cake or the eponymous Gerbeaud slice, the ground walnut cake, the apricot jelly, the quick pie, the cookie, etc.
Drink a Coffee at the New York Café
Budapest has one of the most stunning cafés in the country with warped walls of granite, frescoes, and expansive gold-leaf clogs. The New York Café generally has a door line, and it’s a smart idea to book a table or come on a weekday early in the morning. It’s pricey, but instead of coffee, you pay for the opulent place. Nevertheless, you do not have the ability to eat every day in these surroundings.
Visit the Great Synagogue
Dohány utca’s Great Synagogue is the biggest and the most central synagogue in Europe. Take a ride to the interior and see the bright, large organ and rose glass. The facilities also include the Museum and Collections of the Hungarian Jewish Community. The Holocaust has a Graveyard and the inspiring Shrine of the Tree of Existence, in which thousands of names of casualties are engraved on the branches.