Tourist Travel guide

Top Attractions in Budapest

This is a list of attractions not included in our Top sights, Museums and Galleries section.

Danube River Cruise

Boat

There are many type of cruises from simple sightseeing only – to others that include dinner and live entertainment. [more…]

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Budapest Zoo
(Fovarosi Allat-Es Novenykert)

Zoo

Over 2000 animals including primates; rhinoceros, giraffes, elephants, lions, tigers, polar bears. Has an animal petting area. Various animal displays representing the African savannah, the artic area, and the wetland habitats. [more…]

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Vidampark
(Amusement Park)

vidam park

Several old and new rides for both children and adults. One of its main attractions is the Hullámvasút, a railway coaster built in 1922; a 1906 merry-go-round and a 1912 cave railway, plus many modern rides! [more…]

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Hungarian Opera House
(Magyar Allami Operahaz)

opera house

Opened in 1884. Designed by Miklós Ybl in the neo-Renaissance style with elements of baroque. You can take a guided tour of this magnificent building and/or see a performance. [more…]

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Franz Liszt House
(Liszt Ferenc Emlekmuseum)

Franz liszt house

Reconstruction of Liszt’s last Budapest flat where he lived between 1881 and 1886. Includes his original instruments, furniture, books, scores and some personal objects and memorabilia. [more…]

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Memento Park
(inc Statue Park)

statue park

Contains Soviet-era statues that were removed from the streets of Budapest after the fall of the Communist regime. The statues of Lenin, Marx and Engels, Dimitrov and Ostapenko can be seen at the park, and memorials to The Soviet Soldier, the Communist Martyrs, and the Republic of Councils. [more…]

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Mausoleum of Gul Baba
(Gul baba Turbeje)

gul baba

Octagonal tomb was built by Ottoman authorities in Hungary between 1543 and 1548. Gül Baba was an Ottoman Bektashi dervish poet and took part in a number of campaigns in Europe. [more…]

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Aquincum

aquincum central heating

The ruins of the ancient Roman city of Aquincum. You will find remains of public baths, a central heating system, a basilica, and many more interesting remains. There arfe two Museums which displays objects from this and other Roman sites. [more…]

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Thermal Baths

szechenyi baths

Budapest is famed for its thermal ‘Turkish’ baths! There are plenty to be found, the most popular includes the Szechenyi baths & Gellert Baths. [more…]

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