Places to see in Budapest

Places to see

State Opera House

The State Opera House is a neo-Renaissance opera house located in central Budapest, on Andrássy út. Its beautiful facade has a rich history of arts and architecture.

Széchenyi Thermal Bath

Széchényi Thermal Bath is the largest medicinal bath in Europe. Its water is supplied by two thermal springs and contains a variety of healthy minerals.

Heroes' Square

One of Budapest's most major squares, noted for its iconic statues featuring the Seven Chieftains and other important national leaders, as well as the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

Synagogue

Also known as The Great Synagogue or Tabakgasse Synagogue, it is the largest synagogue in Europe and one of the largest in the world, seating 3000 people.

Castle of Buda

The castle was a turbulent history dating back to the 13th century. Today the Castle of Buda houses some of the city's finest museums.

Citadel

The citadel stands on top of Gellért Hill, overlooking the Danube. Most of Budapest can be observed from here, and it is commonly known to have the best view of the city.

Chain Bridge

The chain bridge was the first permanent bridge to span the Danube between Buda and Pest, regarded as one of the modern world's engineering wonders.

Parliament

The Hungarian Parliament is the seat of the National Assembly of Hungary, one of Europe's oldest legislative buildings. It is currently the largest building in Hungary.

National Theatre

The National Theatre is the main theatre of Budapest, opening originally in 1837. Its company used several locations since then, but their permanent, current home, the new National Theatre opened in 15 March 2002.

St. Stephen's Basilica

The Basilica is one of the most beautiful and significant churches and Co-Cathedral of the Archbishopric. It hosts many religious and musical events throughout the year.