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Budapest, the capital of Hungary is a city rich in culture and history, it is also divided into two by the famous River Danube. Budapest is home to some of the most beautiful pieces of architecture you’ll see during a city break. The likes of Buda Castle are a sight to witness the sheer beauty of the abundance of influences that have graced this city over several years and periods. As well as historical sights, there is plenty in the city to suit the tastes of art and music lovers alike.
Budapest is also a great cheap holiday destination. Not only are flights and hotels affordably priced, but the low cost of food and drink once out there make this a destination for everyone to experience. The variety of hotels in this city make sure that every holidaymaker is satisfied with their selection and choice.
Your guide to Budapest holidays
Top 5 things to do in Budapest
The main attraction to Budapest for many tourists is of course the fascinating works of architecture and phenomenal pieces of art. The Buda Castle should be first on your list when it comes to exploring Budapest. There is even art collection inside of the castle which makes for an interesting visit. There are a number of Gothic style buildings in the city, for example the Hungarian Parliament Building and Matthias Church. Both of these landmarks are stunning pieces of architecture and allow visitors to go inside and explore.
Visit the Szechenyi thermal baths for a leisurely experience during your city break away in Budapest. This grand spa includes thermal baths built in the early 1900’s and huge outdoor swimming pools. It’s a great way to cool off during a visit in the summer months. Finally, cross over the Chain Bridge, this well-known structure connects the districts of Buda and Pest together, the western and eastern sides of the capital. It’s lovely to view at night, as it becomes illuminated with bright lights.
Nature in Budapest
If you’re looking for a bit more adventure during your city break to Budapest, hop onto a bicycle. It’s one of the best ways to explore the city. You can get around easy on a bike and still soak up the amazing sites and atmosphere. Head towards the Buda hills where you can pick up the bike trails and enjoy the lush greenery that surrounds you outside of the city life. If cycling isn’t your thing, you can try a walking tour or maybe even a Segway tour. Whichever way you choose to get around the city, there are plenty of options to add a pinch of action and adventure into your Budapest holiday.
Most popular Budapest hotels
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