Updated: September 5, 2021
This are top 10 things to do and attractions to see in beautiful Hungarian capital, Budapest.
10. Jewish Quarter
Besides synagogues and history Jewish quarter is one of the coolest neighbourhoods in Budapest. It is a magnet for visitors with its streets art quirky restaurants and bars and crazy nightlife. But the coolest are the ruin pubs or ruin bars that can be found all over Jewish Quarter.
9. Andrassy Avenue
Long, straight and prestigious avenue connects city centre and the city park. It is filled with designer stores, nice coffee shops and restaurants and offers a really nice walk. Here you can find interesting museums like House of Terror and the Opera House. Under the avenue is the first underground electrical metro system in continental Europe.
Langosh is affordable, simple and great tasting local street food. It is a fried dough with some sour cream and cheese.
7. Vaci Street
The main pedestrian street that became a fashionable shopping street at
the end of the 18th century. The northern part is busy shopping street while the southern part is lined with restaurants and souvenir shops. This is the place if you’re looking for souvenirs in Budapest. It ends at the great Market Hall, the largest indoor market in Budapest.
6. Chain Bridge
The most important, the most beautiful and the oldest bridge that connects Buda and Pest into Budapest.
5. Heroes’ Square
Build in 1895 to celebrate 1000 years of Hungarian state. Impressive statue of seven horsemen represent the founding fathers of Hungary. they
4. Gellert Hill
One of the most popular viewpoints that offers amazing panoramic views over entire Budapest.
3. Fisherman’s Bastion
Built at the same time as the Heroes’ square this place also celebrates 1000 years of Hungarian State. It’s seven towers represents seven Hungarian tribes. In the Middle Ages the guilt of fishermen was responsible for defending this stretch of city walls hence the name.
2. Castle District
A limestone plateau towering 170m above the Danube. It contains some of Budapest’s most important medieval monuments and museums and is a Unesco World Heritage Site.
1. Parliament Building
Parliament building is the signature landmark of Budapest. It has 691 rooms and it is the longest building in the country.
This is MY LIST of top attractions in Budapest.
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P.S.: Rok is a traveler, a filmmaker and a tourist guide. On this channel he is combining his 20 years of travelling experience, his 10 years of filmmaking experience and his 8 years of tourist guiding experience.