Things to do in Budapest

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Budapest is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe.

Even though the people have lived in Budapest since time immemorial, the city itself was born in 1872 with the amalgamation of three previously independent towns—Old Buda (Óbuda), Buda, and Pest.

The Hungarian capital has an illustrious history that has resulted in stunning historical sights, museums, and unqiue architectural styles.

With every tourist trying out at least one of its Thermal Spas, no wonder it is also known as the ‘City of Spas.’

Discover the top tourist attractions in this awe-inspiring city with our list of the things to do in Budapest.

Szechenyi Baths

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Szechenyi Baths in Budapest is a collection of 18 pools with medicinal natural hot spring water. These Baths are many things to many people – you can chill out, get to know the locals, fall in love, or close business deals.

Gellert Spa


Gellert Spa’s 12 thermal baths, three outdoor pools, Art Nouveau structure, and the beautiful tiles and mosaics surrounding the pools help thousands of visitors relax every day. Locals call it Gellert Gyogyfurdo.

Not sure where to go? Gellert Baths or Szechenyi Baths? We help you decide

Budapest Parliament

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Budapest Parliament Building is ranked among TripAdvisor’s top 15 landmarks in the world. It is inspired by the British House of Parliament, and is both a Museum and an office.

Buda Castle

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Buda Castle is the centerpiece of Budapest Castle District and has historical monuments, Museums, and stunning views all around. It is one of Hungary’s most magnificent symbols.

Danube River Cruise


Budapest is one of the four major cities on the banks of the Danube, and a Danube River Cruise is the favorite activity of most tourists.