Budapest is the perfect city for a weekend getaway. The capital of Hungary is considered one of the most beautiful in Europe and is famous for its spas, historical monuments and lively nightlife. From drinking in “ruin bars” to relaxing in the thermal baths, in addition to tasting delicious wines and swallowing goulash in industrial quantities. Let's see what you can do in Budapest.
Visit a spa
Budapest is considered the "world capital of Budapest"
So take your time and enjoy the thermal water with healing
Characteristics. Szechenyi baths have indoor and outdoor pools, treatment rooms,
Steam baths and saunas and is without a doubt one of the places where you can see something
Budapest, a swimsuit in hand. They also host summer parties where you can
Combine beauty and health rituals with fun. And all in a magnificent
neo-baroque building where you can even play chess in the water. If you are
looking for a slightly less demanding experience that you can always turn to
One of the Turkish spas that abound in the city. What is clear is that
Taking a bath in a spa is one of the most important things to do in Budapest.
Landmark of the city (and visible from almost everywhere), also known as the Royal Palace. The Budapest Deer Castle will surprise you with its majestic beauty, which makes it one of the places you should definitely see in Budapest. It was the residence of Hungarian rulers for over 700 years and now houses several museums and cultural institutions such as the National Gallery, the History Museum or the National Library, which houses the famous Corvinian codes and is one of the most recommended sights in Budapest. To get to the medieval quarter on the Buda Hill, climb the Sikló, a curious funicular railway from 1870. Walk as you like and enjoy the incomparable view.
The impressive Fisherman's Bastion is a paved terrace in Budapest
the Buda district, from which you can enjoy the best views of the city,
especially the fascinating Hungarian Parliament in the neo-Gothic style. It
is open all day and is free unless you want to climb some of the watchtowers.
The view from the open balconies alone is worth it. The area around the
The Fishermen's Bastion, known as the Castle District, is a world of stagmadness
Cultural heritage and is full of other places to see in Budapest such as museums,
Churches and palaces.
The most spectacular building on the Pest side of the Danube is the fascinating Hungarian Parliament. If there is no parliamentary session, you can take a tour of the rooms for just 2,000 HUF (just over € 6). The tours take place every half hour throughout the day and are offered in several languages. You can admire the large central staircase, the precious jewels of the crown, many frescoes and the beautiful hall of the cathedral. The Hungarian Parliament was built in 1900 and is one of the most beautiful sights in Budapest.
After visiting Parliament, it is a good idea to walk the Danube in search of thoughtful moments. The Memorial, better known as the "Shoe Monument", is an intelligent and original work of art that can be seen in Budapest. Do you remember an incident in World War II when a group of Jews were instructed to take off their shoes before they were shot and thrown into the river. Terrible story that deserves to be remembered.
Outside they look like abandoned buildings, but enter a bar-ruin and enter a retro world full of other original furniture, exposed brick walls, rare works of art and impressive lights. Look for all sorts of items hanging over your head, such as trumpets, bicycles, antique toys, and even plastic jellyfish. Szimpla Kertes is the largest and most popular bar ruin in the city, as well as a pioneer of its genre and a must in Budapest. For something, it's one of the 100 best bars in the world. Have a beer or other activities in Budapest and enjoy a movie or an alternative concert. You won't want to go.