Destination Travel Guide: Budapest

Destination Travel Guide: Budapest (7 things to do in Budapest)

Budapest lights

Budapest, the capital city of Hungary and the country’s largest city, is the home of extraordinary architecture, fascinating historical museums, a fun sports community, and a temperate year-round climate. Visitors love to explore the Museum of Applied Arts, St. Stephen’s Basilica, and the islands along the Danube River.Budapest is an essential stop to explorers who want to understand the history of the Western world, and it’s also an enjoyable place just for an escape.

Highlights and Features

Budapest museums

 1. The Museum of Applied Arts is a fascinating study in architecture with a vast collection of textiles

Budapest City Park

2. City Park includes an ice skating rink and lots of room for picnics

budapest churches

3. Saint Elizabeth Church and St. Stephen’s Basilica are classic studies in religious architecture and iconography

Danubius Hotel Gellért Budapest

4. The Budapest Hotel represents the life of luxury in Europe

The Fisherman's Bastion budapest

5. The Fisherman’s Bastion is an example of Romanesque architecture that contains a collection of historical artwork

Hungarian national museum

6. The Hungarian National Museum contains a vast collection of rotating exhibitions

Fashion Street in Budapest

7. Fashion Street, better known as Vaci Street, provides an array of shopping opportunities

Travel to Budapest for a wonderful immersion in Eastern European culture! Our travel club is going there in October of 2012 and we will continue to visit this great country for years to come…


5 Comments

  1. Awesome suggestions for things to do in Budapest! The photos are also amazing.

  2. I lived in Budapest for a year. I think this a great list. It’s a wonderful city ready to be discovered by more travelers.

    • yeah we are going with a woman who grew up there so it should be a real authentic experience!

  3. The Fisherman’s Bastion was my absolute favorite! The views are gorgeous and it’s very photogenic.

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