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Sightseeing in Budapest

Capitol Building
“The Parliament building, a magnificent example of Neo-Gothic architecture (although displaying Renaissance and Baroque characters too), is just over 100 years old.”
508 locals recommend
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
Church
“A beautiful Basilica with a big square with restaurants and this is also the place of the Christmas market.”
376 locals recommend
Plaza
“●Heroes’ Square ○The city’s biggest square, and probably one of the most iconic landmarks of Budapest. ”
291 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Get the best sights on the city and visit another iconic place in the Castle District. See more under description Castle .”
203 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
Historic Site
“Stunning panorama over Budapest! Takes some effort to climb (no public transport goes up there), but it's totally worth it!”
231 locals recommend
Plaza
“i love hösok tere, even if there are always many people its very monumental and close to the beautiful park, also you can walk down famous andrassy utca but also take the very first metro of budapest, the number 1 its cute and small and very interesting”
174 locals recommend
Castle
“Castle and moat next to the central park. A great and accessible relief from modern buildings and streets.”
140 locals recommend
Church
“St Stephen’s Basilica of Budapest is one of the most beautiful and significant churches and touristic attractions of the country. This is partly due to its historical heritage, of being dedicated to the holy king St Stephen who was also the founder of the Hungarian state, and partly to the architectural and artistic value of the building itself. ”
97 locals recommend
Outdoor Sculpture
“Located in Pest, between Roosevelt tér and Kossuth tér, the Shoes of the Danube memorial commemorates the victims of the Holocaust. 60 pairs of iron shoes form a row along the river in memory of the people shot into the Danube during World War II.”
32 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“It was first erected in 1947 in remembrance of what was then referred to as the Soviet liberation of Hungary during World War II, which ended the occupation by Nazi Germany. Its location upon Gellért Hill makes it a prominent feature of Budapest's cityscape”
37 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Recently renovated Ottomangarden & shrine complex with a great view of Budapest. One of the last reminders of Ottoman presence in Budapest.”
43 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Historical building, beautiful view, events, outdoor cinema, exhibitions.”
14 locals recommend
Plaza
“Heroes’ Square is the largest and most impressive square of the city. The Millennium Monument standing in the middle of the square was erected in 1896 to commemorate the 1000-year-old history of Magyars. The Museum of Fine Arts is located at the north side of the square. The Kunsthalle (Hall of Art), an exhibition hall for the contemporary arts, is at the south side.”
20 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