1. Visit Parliament Building

In all of Budapest, there’s no sight quite like Parliament Building. Beautiful by day and even more spectacular at night, the majestic neo-Gothic building is the highlight of the capital.

2. Széchenyi Baths

After exploring the city, there’s no better place to relax than the historic Széchenyi Baths. Opened in 1913, the baths are a popular place for both locals and tourists to unwind.

3. Danube Cruise

Your trip to Budapest isn’t complete without a cruise along the River Danube. From hour long trips to multi-day tours, there’s all kinds of options for exploring the city and beyond.

4. Chain Bridge

Visit one of the oldest bridges on the River Danube and take in views across Budapest. As you arrive at Chain Bridge, the first permanent crossing in the city, you’ll be welcomed by two lion statues.

5. Castle Hill Walking Tour

Discover the huge limestone platform high above the Danube with a walking tour of Castle Hill. Home to some of the most fascinating historic sights in Budapest.

With its Art Nouveau buildings, riverside views and abundance of delicious food, Budapest has become one of the most popular cities in Europe. From walking up Castle Hill to relaxing at Széchenyi Baths, here are our top things to do and places to see in Hungary’s capital city.