City Sightseeing in Budapest - By Bus, Boat, or Walk, the Most Popular Sights, and Attractions
Browse our sightseeing tips to plan how to explore the city. A wide variety of tours are available, including bus tours, Danube excursions or thematic walking tours. Depending on the length of your visit pick the ones that
Budapest has a wide range of important sights. To make the most of your sightseeing it’s best to prepare a list about the major attractions so as not to miss anything important.
Budapest’s stirring and often tragic history left marks everywhere in the city.
These influences made Budapest a unique city with real character in the heart of Europe. Luckily modernisation after the fall of the communist regime failed to roll down the town and create faceless, squeaky-clean city.
The UNESCO realized this and included the most important sights on its World Heritage programme. Use our Budapest World Heritage Sites. page to assemble a simple Budapest sightseeing program.
One reason I love Budapest is that it has just the right size: not too big, not too small. Most of the important sights are situated close to each other and even the farthest attractions in Budapest are easily accessible by public transport.
“The second most beautiful public transport ride in Europe” according to Time Out Budapest and the 7th most scenic tram route in the world on a top 10 list according to the National Geographic magazine. It’s just perfect for a Budapest sightseeing tour. TIP: Tram 2 takes on a special Christmas decoration on weekends in December 2014. and on Xmas, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.
Budapest Sightseeing Guide - Explore the Sights By Bus, Walk or on a Cruise on the Danube
You can choose from a wide variety of tours. Explore the city from the comfort of an air-conditioned sightseeing bus, admire the stunning vista from a boat trip on the Danube, or stroll in the city and absorb the rich cultural and architectural heritage. TIP: You can even do running tours in Budapest.
TIP: If you want to discover Budapest on unique tours tailor made to your wishes, and pace of life, reserve a Unique Budapest Tour online.
You can pick from various tours (you can reserve more than one): whether your interested in local gastronomy, the city's stunning architecture, coffee house culture, or you are visiting with kids you'll find a tour that meet your needs.
More Sightseeing - Top Attractions, World Heritage Sites, Short City Break
See our favourite Budapest attractions; sights and landmarks that visitors to the city must see. Includes the Buda Castle with Matthias Church, Chain Bridge and Danube promenade, Budapest's Basilica, the Central Synagogue in Dohány Street, Andrássy Avenue and its sights, Váci utca, the New Main Street of Budapest, Gellért Hill and some more sights in Buda.
Discover the Unesco's World Heritage sites in Budapest. Valuable historic monuments, stunning vistas that make our city a must-visit tourist destination. Currently the Buda Castle, the Danube riverbanks, and Andrássy Avenue and its environs are included in the list.
Find out how you can see and experience Budapest in one day! Tips and advice from locals on what sights to include in your city break program to enjoy your stay and see all the important attractions at the same time.
More Budapest Discovery Tips - Museums, Cultural Programs, Day Trips
The city's many museums offer something to everyone: history, science, art and a lot more. Families with children will also find some interesting museums. Learn about addresses and ticket prices.
Guide to main cultural venues in Budapest with program tips: theatres with English-language performances, Palace of Art, concert halls, galleries and other cultural hot spots in Budapest.
Information on short day trips: attractions nearby the city including the picturesque Danube bend, and historic cities like Visegrad, Szentendre and Esztergom.