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Sights in Budapest

Which sights in Budapest should not be missed? Discover the best attractions, famous monuments, incredible museums and unique sights of Budapest!

Top 5 sights in Budapest

If you enjoy art, culture & gastronomy you'll definitely find what they are looking for in Budapest. With several interesting museums, cultural monuments and breathtaking architecture there are plenty of fascinating places to visit. As in most European cities, the historical sights are the most popular attractions of the city. Unique places in Budapest are the Thermal Baths and the Parliament Building. Don't skip the Hungarian cuisine though, because Budapest is a top destination in terms of authentic cuisine. Here you can discover the top sights of Budapest.

Castle Hill and Buda Castle

From almost everywhere in Budapest you can see Castle Hill and Buda Castle which proudly overlooks the Danube. The Castle District is home to several museums. The Castle District is a very attractive part of Budapest that should not be missed when you visit Budapest.

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St. Stephen's Basilica

The largest church in Budapest (and the second largest in Hungary) is named after King Saint Stephen, who was later canonized. The church has a somewhat bizarre attraction: the right hand of Stephen (The Holy Dexter).

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The Bridges of Budapest, Chain Bridge

Budapest has no less than nine bridges. The most famous - and most beautiful - is the Chain Bridge, the first bridge that connected the districts of Buda and Pest. All the bridges were severely damaged at the end of the Second World War.

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Matthias Church and Fisherman's Bastion

Like so many other buildings in Budapest, the Matthias Church was severely damaged several times. Now the church has been restored to its former glory, with the characteristic coloured slates on the roof. The Fishermen's Bastion also contributes to the charm of this part of Budapest.

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Thermal Baths

Budapest is famous for its public thermal baths. There are dozens of them, including thermal baths that are centuries old. Imagine yourself back in time while enjoying a wonderful thermal bath.

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