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Best things to do in Budapest

Synagogue
“Within a few minutes walk you can reach the Jewish Quarter and take a tour of Europe's largest synagogue. The synagogue offers guided tours in several languages and can be studied with the history of the place. The place combines both beauty and power. At evening/night you can stroll the nearby streets and enjoy the beauty. warmly recommended.”
413 locals recommend
History Museum
“Very special, shocking and a little sad historical exhibition. It is not just a museum where you can see pictures. Not recommended for little child.”
259 locals recommend
Museum
“The Hungarian National Museum collects, preserves and presents the historical relics of the Carpathian Basin and Hungary since 1802.”
205 locals recommend
Castle
“The once famous Medieval palace, built from the 13th to the 16th century, has a varied history. The original castle was destroyed during the liberation of Buda from the Turks and then it was replaced with a smaller Baroque palace in the 18th century. Today, the Royal Palace is home to the Hungarian National Gallery, the Budapest History Museum and the National Library.”
213 locals recommend
Castle
“Castle and moat next to the central park. A great and accessible relief from modern buildings and streets.”
140 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The Hungarian National Gallery. If you would like to understand our culture, history, you have to visit this museum.”
79 locals recommend
Museum
“Great concert venue offering very affordable prices for world class performances. An added bonus is that the Ludwig Museum is located in the same building and you can visit the museum for free with a concert ticket.”
99 locals recommend
Museum
“UPDATE: The museum closed in the fall of 2017 to start the full reconstruction and expansion and will possibly reopen in 2022. The building of the Museum of Applied Arts (Iparművészeti Múzeum) is one of the finest examples of Hungarian Art-Nouveau architecture. Its Zsolnay porcelain tiles are reminiscent of Islamic and Hindu architecture. Its interior on the other hand, is pure white, blending various architectural styles. In addition to the permanent exhibition of Hungarian craftsmanship and artwork, the building hosts numerous design events and temporary modern exhibitions as well. ”
78 locals recommend
Museum
“The Budapest Hall of Art or Palace of Art, is a contemporary art museum and a historic building.”
68 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Museum Ludwig, houses a collection of modern art. It includes works from Pop Art, Abstract and Surrealism.”
50 locals recommend
Concert Hall
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“From May to September, it will welcome you with concerts and an after party. Outdoor, with 3 venues to choose from in 3 styles of music to dance until dawn.”
30 locals recommend
Museum
“It looks at the culture, traditions and life of the Hungarian peasantry from the end of the 18th century to WWI. Beautiful building. ”
37 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Miniversum is a beautifully detailed and decorated train universe featuring the greatest sights and landmarks you can find in Budapest and the Hungarian countryside as well as parts of Austria and Germany - all scaled to 1:100 of its original size. Programs: - Playhouse, - Behind the scenes tours Open: Every day: 10.00-18.00 School holiday: 10.00-19.00 www.miniversum.hu”
24 locals recommend
Castle
“Buda Castle is the historical Baroque castle and palace complex of the Hungarian kings in Budapest built in the 13th century . It houses today the HUNGARIAN NATIONAL GALLERY.”
11 locals recommend
History Museum
“Time travel to the hell of the XX. century under the Buda Castle. Let's visit a II. world war hospital and a former secret nuclear bunker. Underground time travel. Open every day.”
28 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“It is a best contemporary theatre in the city and personally my favourite theatre :).”
35 locals recommend