List of main sights and historic places in Budapest

Visit the famous sights of Budapest. Where to go and what to see in the Hungarian capital. A concise guide for basic monuments. Find some tips and useful information about Budapest sights.

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Monuments, buildings of interest

If you want to see the whole town on the northern side of the Castle, you need to walk about 3 km around the Castle District between the two entrances - Bécsi kapu tér and Dísz tér. Major sights: Matthias Church Fishermen's Bastion, tower of Mary Magdalene Church....

budapest museums


The biggest gallery of Budapest and Hungary (1895). Temporary exhibitions of contemporary Hungarian and international arts, design, photography, and new artistic trends....

budapest cafes

Cafés, pastry shops

Budapest's most famous pastry shop and café. Founded by Henrik Kugler, a pioneer of Hungarian confectionery in 1858, it was taken over by Emil Gerbeaud, a Swiss confectioner....

budapest castles

Castles, fortresses

The first castle, which had been built for 300 years in Gothic style, was almost completely destroyed during the retaking of Buda from the Turks (1686), and a Baroque palace of modest dimensions was only begun in 1715. Large-scale extension began in 1749 and finished in 1790, however minor extensions and conversion were also....

budapest churches


A symbol of the Hungarian Reformed Church. Built in Classicist style in 1816-1830. The Calvin Room in the west wing features stained glass windows by Miksa Róth, depicting the key personalities of the church. 17-19th more

budapest bridges


The first permanent bridge over the Danube, a symbol of Budapest was built in 1839-1849 on the initiative of Count István Széchenyi. It was designed by an Englishman William Tierney Clark, and built by his namesake Adam Clark....

budapest theaters

Theatres, concert halls

The opening performance of the Opera House was held in the neo-Renaissance building, the jewel of the avenue, in 1884 after nine years of construction. The staircase and the auditorium of the palace, designed by one more

budapest caves


The stalactite-rich cave, the longest in the Buda Hills and the third longest in Hungary, was discovered in 1904 during quarrying....

budapest parks

Parks, natural attractions

The one sq. km area is Budapest's largest park, a favorite recreational and entertainment district....

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