budapest
Country : Hungary
Currency : Hungarian Forint (HUF)
Language : Hungarian
Population
City: 1 721 556 (2011)
Metro: 2 529 231 (2011)
Time
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
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Budapest
closeBudapest, the capital of Hungary, was formed at the end of the nineteenth century when the three cities Pest, Buda and Óbuda merged but its history goes back more than one thousand years.
The city may be known for its thermal baths but there are also plenty of other attractions such as the vast Buda Castle, the majestic Chain Bridge and the romantic Fisherman's Bastion.
Random Budapest Highlights
Cave Church, Budapest
In the early 20th century a natural cave in the south slope of Gellért Hill was converted into a chapel. The interior is atmospheric, with dim lighting and some peculiar decorations.
Parliament House, Budapest
The Parliament House is a magnificent 19th century building situated at Pest's river bank. The neogothic building is clearly inspired by London's Houses of Parliament.
State Opera House, Budapest
The State Opera House was built between 1875 and 1884 as part of the commemoration of Hungary's millennial anniversary. It is one of the city's grandest buildings, decorated with plenty of statuary and frescoes.
Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest
The Museum of Fine arts is one of the most important museums in Budapest. It exhibits a large collection of art, including paintings from the old masters as well as objects from Ancient Egypt and the Antiquity.

Random Budapest Tours & Activities
Budapest Airport Private Departure Transfer, Budapest
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: Varies
From USD
$15.82
Budapest Sightseeing Tour with Parliament House Visit, Budapest
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$63.29
Budapest Parliament House Tour, Budapest
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$35.77



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