Romantic Things to Do in Budapest

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  • Kalkan2
    13 contributions
    Lovely by day but beautiful by night when it is lit up and viewed from the river or Margaret bridge.
    Written 24 June 2022
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  • David255057
    Canberra, Australia149 contributions
    We walked over from the Pest side of the river and came up to the castle via a funicular and eventually walked across to the church and the fishermen’s bastion. This is a special magical area over in Buda right on the Danube. Highly recommended.
    Written 17 June 2022
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  • Kalkan2
    13 contributions
    We went to a recital one evening which was lovely. The area around the basilica has lots of cafes and restaurants.
    Written 24 June 2022
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  • Jonathan T
    Hope, IN335 contributions
    Of all the cities we sailed past on our Danube River cruise Budapest is the most stunning. The way the city spreads across both banks and the incredible historic sites on both banks makes it unlike any other city in Europe. We sailed from Passau, Germany to here and now we are so enamored we are planning a trip from Budapest to the Black Sea and perhaps even a city stay.
    Written 18 June 2022
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  • jim
    Key West, FL3 contributions
    The palace grounds provides a panoramic view of the Danube River and the City of Pest. It’s worth the effort to get there. It’s easily accessible by the trams and by the funicular railroad. The views are spectacular. Some of the buildings are being restored. There is a bar on the grounds where you can get a couple glasses of wine, sit by the statue in front of the palace and watch the world go by. Best place for people watching.
    Written 19 June 2022
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  • 101Amanda
    United Kingdom115 contributions
    We walked past and there was a jewish ceremony going on, so didnt stop but moving non the less, thought provoking.
    Written 21 June 2022
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  • Micheala B
    9 contributions
    A lovely break from the hustle and bustle of the city; easily accessible by tram from the city centre. You can either walk through the park or hire a cart to cycle round; either are a great option. Beautifully maintained with lots of flowers, there is also a monastery at the end of the walk which is lovely. We spent about 2-3 hours here and it costs nothing for entry. There are food carts dotted around if you want to eat something as well as toilets, but these are usually 250 HUF per visit. Would recommend
    Written 23 June 2022
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  • raymondf80
    cork86 contributions
    To say reaching the top in 30 degrees of afternoon heat and humidity was a trek would be an understatement. To say I was more than delighted that I did, would also be an understatement. The views are spectacular. The views are spectacular. Panoramic. There is an energy about this place that is hard to explain. It almost feels like you become revitalised after every viewing point.
    Written 9 June 2022
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  • Harrison F. Carter
    Cologne, Germany10,426 contributions
    Was so looking forward to seeing it, having seen it feature in so many photos of Budapest... But it is currently closed and completely under cover for renovation.
    Written 26 April 2022
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  • AMTP
    Raleigh, NC98 contributions
    This was a very interesting church on the Buda side of the Danube. The porcelain tiles on the roof are enticing by themselves. Inside, the structure is heavily painted. (Read about Matthias, an important king for Hungary). The last emperor of the Austro-Hungarian Empire chose this church for his coronation. The area around the church is lovely and there is a great view of the Danube. This is close to the Palace area.
    Written 21 June 2022
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  • lucille_04
    Athens, Greece18 contributions
    It was excellent place with great view...a town inside a castle, like you were lost in the previous century...
    Written 11 June 2022
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  • FN
    Malmesbury, UK3 contributions
    Amazing- like a portal into the 80s. So many different machines! We thought it could get boring doing the same thing but they had so many other games aside from pinball (we spent 5 hours down there without even realising). Also great as they displayed information about the dates and creators of the machines.
    Written 22 June 2022
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  • David255057
    Canberra, Australia149 contributions
    We were taken here on a guided tour and given the history of the various key figures. This is an impressive place highlighting Hungary’s history. The horse is a major part of their national psyche. The monuments are rich in meaning and well worth a visit.
    Written 17 June 2022
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  • Светла
    1 contribution
    We had a great experience and so much fun with wonderful photos. The staff was kind, friendly and very helpful. I recommend it.
    Written 17 June 2022
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  • meinirann
    Carmarthen, UK2,933 contributions
    I came here last month having seen it on google maps whilst searching for things to do close to my hotel. There are guided tours every hour. There was a tour half an hour after I arrived, so I purchased a ticket (they take card payments, but I’m not sure if they take cash) and sat down and waited for the tour commence (there were seats you could sit on while you waited). The tour lasts an hour, and begins with a short video presentation on the history of the hospital and the background, which was very useful as I didn’t know much about the history of Hungary when it comes to conflicts. It can get a bit cool underground, as you go deeper into the rocks, so a light jacket or fleece or something is recommended, even on a hot day like the day I visited. If you don’t have one, they offer you a coat/cloak that would have been worn by staff at the hospital when it was active. The guided tour lasts an hour. The guide was very informative, and I found the tour very interesting. Scenes were set up using dummies so that we could see how the hospital would have looked when it was operational. There were a lot of tools that were used when the hospital was operational available to view in cabinets and drawers too. Definitely worth a visit if you have an hour to spare. Very close to the Mercure Castle Hill hotel (through the park opposite the hotel, and up the steps).
    Written 12 June 2022
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