Heroes’ Square and City Park
Heroes’ Square (Hősök tere), a location important historically because it pays homage to the chieftains who settled the area that would later become Hungary.
The renewed City Park will be home to many new attractions: The House of Music Hungary, Museum of Ethnography, House of Hungarian Millennium.
The House of Music Hungary, a unique and complex institution of musical initiation and the venue for the country’s first comprehensive exhibition presenting the history of music, opened in the City Park in 2022.
It is the largest spa complex in Budapest – one of the biggest baths in Europe, in fact.
The spa is located in the heart of City Park and is surrounded by many wonderful sights: you can visit nearby Heroes’ Square, Vajdahunyad Castle, the Museum of Fine Arts, or even the Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden.
Can choose from 18 medicinal water pools, and can also try the outdoor adventure pool, hot tub, swimming pool or drift pool.There are both indoor and outdoor pools.
Parliament building and the square around it are the center of the country. The building is impressive in itself, inside and out, while it also serves as the venue for much-beloved rituals, like the changing of the guard or appearances of the military band. The Parliament also hosts Hungarian coronation jewellery too.
Explore the Jewish quarter of Budapest and the area district VII for the Ruin bars
The Dohány Street Synagogue of Budapest is not only the largest Hebrew temple of Europe but its surroundings are like a small island with a fabulous atmosphere, full of exhibitions, synagogues, cemeteries and memorials. Today, the synagogue is not only a center of the Jewish religious life of Budapest, but, thanks to its excellent acoustics, it is also a popular concert venue.
Ruin bars without a doubt contribute the uniqueness to contemporary Budapest. Situated inside neglected pre-war buildings, these pubs are the ideal hanging out spots if you crave something different with a pinch of art.
Budapest’s Great Market Hall
The Great Markethall is not just a tourist attraction. It is the favourite market of the people of Budapest, where everyone from housewives to Michelin-starred chefs can find the best ingredients for the most delicious dishes. The market hall is an unique architectural masterpiece from the early 19th century, especially the iron-beam roof structure.
The Castle is home to some of the most iconic Budapest locations, such as the Fisherman’s Bastion and Matthias Church, and furthermore offers a magnificent view of the city in general. New attractions in the castle district: St. Stephens Hall, Guardhouse and the Riding Hall as part of the The National Hauszmann Program