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Capitol Building
“It is so iconic, you basically seen it before you even knew where Hungary was! Just walk around it, I don't think going inside worth it...”
  • 521 locals recommend
Pub
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“One of the most notorious ruin pubs in Budapest: excellent drinks, great music, vintage and unique atmosphere. The place often gives place to art exhibitions and live concerts to enhance the convivial ambience. ”
  • 592 locals recommend
Island
“If you want to have a great picnic or just a refreshing walk on the island of the Danube.”
  • 576 locals recommend
Synagogue
“The Dohány Street Synagogue (Hungarian: Dohány utcai zsinagóga / nagy zsinagóga; Hebrew: בית הכנסת הגדול של בודפשט, Bet ha-Knesset ha-Gadol shel Budapesht), also known as the Great Synagogue or Tabakgasse Synagogue, is a historical building in Erzsébetváros, the 7th district of Budapest, Hungary. It is the largest synagogue in Europe,[1] seating 3,000 people and is a centre of Neolog Judaism.”
  • 417 locals recommend
Spa
“If you want to spend a good time in a bath i recommend this one. This is the biggest and most beautiful spa in Budapest.”
  • 505 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Central Market Hall is a Neo-Romantic-Eclectic style building, although highly touristic, it is popular among inhabitants, too. Ground floor is for the tipical market, upstairs area is for souvenirs, and buffets (you can try Langos here, a bit overpriced, though).”
  • 483 locals recommend
Castle
“⁃Wawel Castle - mainly outside and the court of the castle. Visiting the chambers takes a lot of time, however, they are nice. Wawel is very famous for​ having a lot of arrases. I recommend going to the dragon’s cave (Wawel Dragon is a symbol of Cracow. When you go outside of the cave there is a dragon’s statue which blows fire every 5 minutes.”
  • 146 locals recommend
Church
“St. Stephen's Basilica (Hungarian: Szent István-bazilika) is a Roman Catholic basilica in Budapest, Hungary. It is named in honour of Stephen, the first King of Hungary (c 975–1038), whose right hand is housed in the reliquary. It was the sixth largest church building in Hungary before 1920. Since the renaming of the primatial see, it's the co-cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Esztergom-Budapest. Today, it is the third largest church building in present-day Hungary.”
  • 392 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“The shopping mall near by Nyugati Pályaudvar, it can provide luggage storage. Go to the ground floor to find it.”
  • 299 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“The most amazing city park in Budapest with lots of outdoor activity options (ice-skating in winter time, rent a boat, different kid playgrounds, Zoo Park, Fun-Park, Szechenyi Bath, Agricultural Museum, Festivals.”
  • 269 locals recommend
Opera House
“A magnificent building by the Hungarian architect Miklós Ybl on Budapest's impressive boulevard Andrássy. The oldest subway on the european continent runs under the street.”
  • 304 locals recommend
History Museum
“Museum documenting the effect of the Nazi and Soviet regimes in Hungary, and memorial to victims.”
  • 257 locals recommend
Plaza
“●Heroes’ Square ○The city’s biggest square, and probably one of the most iconic landmarks of Budapest. ”
  • 285 locals recommend
Capitol Building
“State of the art architecture dating since Nicolae Ceausescu dictatorship. Impressive building hosting Parliament”
  • 172 locals recommend
Museum
“The museum offers a chronological walk through Hungarian history, archaeological, historical and ethnic relics. The temporary exhibitions recently featured the controversial Seuso Treasure of silverware from the late Roman era. ”
  • 207 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Art Nouveau style hotel building with the famous spa. Both indoor / outdoor areas for the summer time.”
  • 337 locals recommend