5 Places You Should See in Budapest

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Budapest, the capital occurred by the merging of the neighboring cities of Buda and Pest, offers lots of great attractions and activities to be a part of.  Being one of the cheapest city when considering the other European capitals, and having amazing places to see, Budapest attracts tourists coming from every part of the world.

Hungarian Parliament Building

Hungarian Parliament Building, one of the most popular places to see in Budapest, is the third largest parliament building in the world. It’s an impressive edifice built in the Gothic Revival style and is worth visiting both for its stunning architecture and political significance. Seeing the building from outside during the night is highly recommended, you will be amazed by the mix of architecture and lighting.

Margaret Island

Margaret Island, also called Margitsziget,  is Budapest‘s main recreation and recuperative center for most locals. Thermal spring-fed medicinal baths carefully tended gardens and paths, as well as the ruins of many historic buildings all, serve to attract tourists. Either you ride a bike or sit a bank, you will definitely enjoy the view and refreshing smell.

Fisherman’s Bastion

Fisherman’s Bastion is one of the most popular places to see in Budapest for tourists, with its stunning panoramic view over the city and across the Danube. Constructed with neo-Gothic and neo-Romanesque styles, it’s an incredibly photogenic part of the city and is free to visit.

Széchenyi Thermal Baths

You should not leave Budapest without going thermal baths. Thanks to its abundance of thermal baths, Budapest has earned the nickname ‘City of Spas’. There is a high number of baths in the Budapest. However, Széchenyi is the best with its stunning architecture and open-air bathing. You can relax in two outdoor thermal pools, surrounded by neo-Baroque and neo-Renaissance architecture.

The Great Market Hall

The Great Market Hall is the oldest market in the city and is notable both for its size and its beautiful architecture. Spread over three floors, you can find meat&fish, spices, fresh fruit, vegetables, paprika, wines and many more. Do not forget to check upstairs, there are Hungarian crafts and food stalls selling traditional Hungarian dishes.

 

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