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TOP 1
Fisherman's Bastion
4.7/5
630 Reviews
Budapest
627m from downtown
Historical Architectures
Hi HK
"Fisherman's Castle/Fisherman's Castle Halászbástya Budapest, Hungary, preferred place to shoot wedding dresses pure milky white exterior walls. Plus unique New Gothic and New Roman architecture overlooking the entire Danube during the day. Golden Fisherman's Castle at night. Everything is so dreamy no matter what you do. I'm here to make a film of yours, and it's worth it!"

Reasons to Recommend: The Fisherman's Bastion is located on the Castle Hill on the Buda side. It is a fortress named in memory of the fishermen who defended the Danube in the past. It is known as the three most shocking buildings in Hungary together with the Hungarian Parliament Building and the National Opera House. It also overlooks the Danube and overlooks the Lookout point for views of the Perth district. Historical background The Fisherman's Bastion stands on the Danube River, adjacent to the Matthias Church. It was built in 1895 and took six years to complete. This double-storey gray-white building is centered on the white minaret of the neo-Roman style. Together with several surrounding round towers, it represents the ancestral tribes of Hungary. The towers are connected by cloisters, like a labyrinth, which looks like a Disney Logo from a distance. in the castle. Several bronze statues on the Fisherman's Bastion are also quite eye-catching. One of the more famous is a horse-riding bronze statue of a Hungarian king. It was built in 1906 and is located between Matthias Church and Fisherman's Castle. The relief on the pedestal shows The king's life story. The guided tour of the Fisherman's Bastion has many steps and walking paths, and you can enjoy the scenery along the way as you climb the steps. Fisherman's Bastion has many high tower viewing platforms. It doesn't matter if it encounters windy, rainy weather, etc. The arched cloister of the viewing platform is a good shelter from the rain and summer. Take a break on the bench. Overlooking the scenery Standing on the Fisherman's Bastion, you can see the magnificent views that you can't even see from the top of the castle: the Danube, Margaret Island, the Chain Bridge, the Hungarian Parliament Building and the Freedom Hill are all in sight. The Fisherman's Bastion at night is also full of unique charm, and everything around is particularly charming under the illumination of special lights. The performance of street performers on the platform adds to the mood. It is also very romantic to come here to watch the night view. You can see many couples dating here. It is said that most of the first kisses of local young people happened here. The restaurant with the same name of the Fisherman's Bastion has seats in the north and south corridors of the Fisherman's Bastion. The dining environment is very good. The restaurant has a terrace on the high tower. Drinking coffee there and looking at the beautiful surrounding scenery is a pleasure. enjoy.

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TOP 2
Hungarian Parliament Building
4.6/5
479 Reviews
Budapest
1.1km from downtown
Historical Architectures
Hi HK
"Hungary 🇭🇺 Budapest How beautiful is the beauty of Hungary! ❤️ Budapest Capitol during the day The color is warm The romantic feeling is the night The Budapest Capitol is magnificent The magnificent sunny day The great building of Budapest for a century is clearly presented There is a kind of inexplicable awe. The rainy day will put a gray curtain on Budapest There is Kind of cleaning of the soul ❤️🤍💚🇭🇺❤️🤍💚"

Reasons to Recommend: The Hungarian Parliament Building with a typical neo-Gothic style was built in the early 20th century and is one of the more magnificent and solemn buildings in Hungary. If you want to understand the history and culture of Hungary, the Hungarian Parliament Building is a must-visit place. The Hungarian Parliament Building is majestic, with two tall and beautiful towers hollowed out with white stones. Portraits of Hungarian historical celebrities and huge murals depicting Hungarian historical events can be seen everywhere inside. The Hungarian Parliament Building was designed and supervised by well-known Hungarian designers. The building has a total of 691 halls, a total of 27 doors leading to ten courtyards, and a total of more than 20 kilometers of stairs. The main halls are decorated with portraits and frescoes of celebrities in Hungarian history. The outer walls are decorated with 88 sculptures. The Mun-kacsy hall also displays large paintings by well-known Hungarian painters.

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TOP 3
Chain Bridge
4.6/5
477 Reviews
Budapest
287m from downtown
Bridges
Tmac
"The famous Széchenyi Chain Bridge stretching across the River Danube connecting Buda and Pest since 1849."

Reasons to Recommend: The Chain Bridge, also known as the Szechenyi Bridge or the Szechenyi Chain Bridge, was originally named after its patron, and was later commonly known as the Chain Bridge because of the construction method of iron chain traction. This is a bridge across the Danube, connecting Buda and Pest, and a symbol and landmark of the merged city. The construction of the Chain Bridge began in 1839 and was completed in 1849, with a total length of 380 meters. When it was built, it was the bridge with the largest span in the world at that time. The bridge body was made of chains as the skeleton. There were pedestrian walkways on both sides of the bridge deck, and vehicles could pass in the middle. The bridgeheads standing on both sides of the strait are two tall and majestic stone triumphal arches. Huge steel cables are drawn out from the bridgehead, and the stretched bridge deck is suspended, outlining a strong curve. There are two stone lions guarding the bridge near the Pace area. The lion is resolute and majestic. It guards the Chain Bridge day and night like a patron saint. Walking on the Bridge Walking on the Chain Bridge, you can enjoy the charming scenery on both sides of Buda and Pest, the tranquil Danube, the magnificent Hungarian Parliament Building, and the dreamy Fisherman's Bastion. When you are in it, it is like stepping into a frozen historical picture. Whether it is spring, summer, autumn or winter, the scenery here is unique. The Buda end of the Chain Bridge has a vertical cable car from which you can ascend the Castle Hill. On the Pest side of the Chain Bridge is Széchenyi Istvan Square, where you can admire the palace-like buildings of the Hungarian Academy of Social Sciences and the Four Seasons Hotel. The Chain Bridge, a romantic place, is full of romance and literature when the lights are on. Under the light and shadow, the Chain Bridge is more mottled and has a hazy beauty. You can see many couples dating here. No wonder it has always been known as Budapest. One of the more romantic places, the famous "Love in Budapest" has also been filmed here many times. The Buda Palace on the Buda side is a great place to look over the Chain Bridge, from where you can enjoy a stunning view of the Reichstag, the Chain Bridge and the Danube. Every year on the Hungarian National Day, the Chain Bridge is only for pedestrians, and fireworks will bloom on the Danube River.

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TOP 4
Matthias Church
4.6/5
367 Reviews
Budapest
640m from downtown
Churches and Cathedrals
yangtingkun
"The margash church is the most famous church in budapest and even hungary, where the coronation of princess sissy took place, and where many of the collections of sissy and her busts are kept. There is a small museum on the second floor of the church to visit, and there is an extra charge for the climb."

Reasons to Recommend: Matthias Church is located on Castle Hill in Budapest and is a neo-Gothic church. The artistic minaret and bell tower on the south side and the magnificent church vault are worth savoring. Historical background In the 13th century, the king ordered the construction of this church at the same time as the construction of the palace. In the 15th century, King Matthias I rebuilt the iconic minaret and bell tower on the south side, and the church was called Matthias Church after that. Since the kings of all dynasties were crowned here, the church is also known as the "Coronation Church". After the Turkish invasion, the church was converted into a mosque, and after several reconstructions, it has formed a multi-faceted style. Architectural pattern The architectural pattern of the Matthias Church is asymmetrically distributed and very consistent. The west façade of the church is decorated with the iconic Gothic rose window, and the south façade is the main entrance of the Matthias Church, with two large gates. The gate of Mary near the tower is carved with the sleeping Virgin Mary. The image of Leah, which is also the relatively complete part of the medieval building preserved in the Matthias Church. There are towering spires on both sides of the Minaret and Bell Tower. The more striking one is the Minaret and Bell Tower on the south side. This highly artistic tower has five floors, and the bottom two floors retain the square style when it was built in the early 13th century. The upper three floors are octagonal, and the towering top of the tower is like a sharp sword straight into the sky. The shield of King Matthias is stored on the third floor of the tower, and the three surviving ancient bells of the church are also stored here, the larger one weighing 3.2 tons. The vaults of the vaulted churches are also very impressive. The vaults are all inlaid with mosaics, and the beautiful patterns formed are particularly dazzling in the sun. There is also a crow statue on the top of the church. According to legend, during the reign of King Matthias, someone tried to plot against him with a poison ring, but the poison ring was taken away by the flying crow. Since then, the crow has become a symbol of auspiciousness in Hungary. The interior of the church is decorated with exquisite frescoes, and the light inside the church through the stained glass is beautiful. Several flags hang from the pillars in the main hall of the church. The main hall is spacious and bright. This huge project was completed in the 14th century and contains the tombs of the Hungarian emperor and his wife. There is a main altar on the west side of the church, which is richly decorated with exquisite details. The paintings on both sides of the golden cross depict the story of the Virgin Mary. There is a museum in the basement on the north side of the Matthias Church, which displays the items that were used by the kings and bishops of the past dynasties and the treasures inherited by the church. You can go and see it. Enjoying music In addition, Matthias Church is also famous for its acoustics, and the music played by its pipe organ is elegant and solemn. Now the church often hosts concerts. At Mass on Sunday, there will also be a wonderful performance by the choir, if you come across it, be sure to listen to it. After visiting the Matthias Church, you can go to the adjacent Fisherman's Bastion to overlook the beauty of the Buda District.

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TOP 5
Castle Hill
4.5/5
144 Reviews
Budapest
645m from downtown
Mountains
sculptor
"Located on the Danube River bank of the Hungarian capital Budapest, the hilltop has a castle district that is the site of the Buda Castle, which was first built in 1265 and is the palace of the Hungarian King's castle."

Reasons to Recommend: Castle Hill is a place where tourists come to Budapest to visit more and more concentrated places. Its history can be traced back to the 13th century AD. Most of Buda's attractions are gathered here, and it is the place where many tourists choose to start their visit to Budapest. Walking on the Castle Hill Road, you will soon find that the streets and the squares and houses along the way have a strong medieval architectural style. There are attractions on the Buda Castle Hill, including the Royal Palace and its National Gallery and History Museum, Matthias Church, Fisherman's Bastion and other attractions. Standing on the top of the castle, you can have a panoramic view of the Danube River and the city of Pest on the opposite bank, and have a panoramic view of the Chain Bridge, the Parliament Building, and St. Stephen's Cathedral.

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TOP 6
Heroes' Square
4.5/5
347 Reviews
Budapest
3.4km from downtown
Monuments
有态度的拍拍
"Budapest is considered one of the most beautiful cities in Europe and is known as the "pearl on the Danube". From the Fisherman's Castle to the Chain Bridge, from Heroes Square to the Parliament Building, the bells of the old church floated by, slowly down the Danube, through the vicissitudes of Hungarian romance and unique feelings. I happened to meet the Budapest Marathon during my visit, starting at Heroes Square, via the Chain Bridge, the Capitol Summer, the Grand Theatre, and the end of the Secheni Hot Springs."

Reasons to Recommend: Heroes' Square is one of the magnificent buildings in Budapest, with high historical and artistic value. Located at the end of Andrássy Street in the northeast, it was built to celebrate the 1000th anniversary of the founding of Hungary, to commemorate the Hungarian people and national heroes who have suffered through the war. Every major festival square will have a grand celebration ceremony. Strolling the Square Strolling through the Heroes Square, you can stop and admire the exquisite buildings on the square. In the center of the square stands the Millennium Monument with a height of 35 meters. At the top is the statue of the Angel Gabriel. Gabriel holds the coronation crown and drives forward, majestic. At the base of the monument there are seven statues of tribal leaders of the ancestral Hungarian Magyars. The back of the monument is surrounded by symmetrical columns, with 14 bronze statues juxtaposed between the columns. Among them are the kings of Hungary and the princes and generals who made great contributions to the War of Independence. The west side of the square is the Museum of Fine Arts, and the east side is the Budapest Palace of Arts. The two neoclassical buildings are simple and atmospheric, echoing each other from a distance. The Koslin column on the porch has the feeling of a Greek temple. The ground of the square is paved with blue and white terrazzo, which is wide enough to accommodate 200,000 people. Travel Tips To take a panoramic view of the square, stand at the exit of the Hősöktere subway station, preferably with a wide-angle lens. Under the illumination of lights at night, the scenery of Heroes Square is even more spectacular. Friends who like photography must not miss the gorgeous night view of Heroes Square. After visiting Heroes Square, you can go to András Street opposite the square to see this famous avenue that is listed as a world cultural heritage; Feed the teal and have a good time at Széchenyi Spa.

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TOP 7
Szechenyi Thermal Bath
4.5/5
94 Reviews
Budapest
3.9km from downtown
Hot Spring Resorts
Hot Springs
yangtingkun
"Szechenyi Hot Springs is located in the city park on the Pest side of Budapest, Hungary. There are many hot springs in Budapest. Szechenyi is one of the most famous. It seems that the Fantasia Group visited this attraction before. The hot springs are basically locals. , Asian tourists are rarely seen."

Reasons to Recommend: In addition to its medieval buildings, Budapest is also a rare hot spring city in Europe. Although the city is only a hundred years old after the merger of the two sides of the strait, the large and small hot spring baths in the city have been vigorously developed by the ancient Romans who love bathing more than 2,000 years ago. has huge appeal. The Széchenyi Hot Spring located in the city park is the best among the many Budapest hot springs. This hot spring bath has a delicate structure. The hot spring pool surrounded by the courtyard is full of classical temperament. Countless people enjoyed it. Széchenyi Spa has various levels of fares, and depending on the time and the package you choose, the services you can enjoy are also different.

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TOP 8
City Park
4.3/5
86 Reviews
Budapest
3.7km from downtown
City Parks
Hot Springs
有态度的拍拍
"City Park (Város liget) was built in 1817. It is a forest park behind Heroes Square. It covers an area of about 1 square kilometer. It has hot springs, zoos, playgrounds, and botanical gardens. It is a compound park suitable for all ages. There is an agricultural museum in the park, which is a mixture of Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque styles. Generally, tourists with the group will not move to Heroes' Square, so it is very quiet."

Reasons to Recommend: The city park is adjacent to Heroes Square and covers an area of more than 900,000 square meters. It was built in 1817 and is the world's first artificially planned city center park. Historically, this place has been used for a variety of purposes. In the Middle Ages, it was used as a hunting ground for the kings of Margash and as a place for parliamentary meetings. The tour guide park is divided into two parts, north and south, and an artificial lake spans the center. The active building in the south is the Castle of Wojdao Huniodi on the island in the middle of the lake. There are hot springs, zoos, playgrounds, and botanical gardens, which are complex parks suitable for all ages. There is an agricultural museum in the park, which is a mixture of Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque. In addition to the lush greenery and the mirror-like lake, there is also a Szechenyi Hot Spring and many other leisure facilities, which is an ideal place for tourists to enjoy the cool and rest.

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TOP 9
Gellért Hill
4.5/5
68 Reviews
Budapest
1.3km from downtown
Observation Decks
UNESCO World Heritage - Cultural Sites
yangtingkun
"Liberty Mountain is located on the Buda side of Budapest, Hungary. It is named after the sculpture of the Statue of Liberty on the top of the mountain. In addition to the sculpture on the top of the mountain, there is a castle on the mountain. Unfortunately, it seems that it has not been opened to the public for a long time. The Liberty Mountain is also a good place to overlook the Danube and the city of Pest. In addition, there is a viewpoint on the side facing the Buda Palace, where the symbol of the city's World Heritage List is located here."

Reasons to Recommend: Liberty Mountain, also known as Garrett Mountain, is named after the Hungarian Statue of Liberty on the top of the mountain. In 1987, it was included in the World Cultural Heritage List and is the commanding height of the city center of Budapest. Because Freedom Hill overlooks the whole city of Budapest, it is a very popular choice to come here at sunset to enjoy the sunset or to see the night view at night. From the Elizabeth Bridge to the Buda side, you can see that there are steps winding directly up the mountain, and there is a sculpture of Bishop Regate on the way. The whole journey takes about 30 minutes. If you are in a hurry, you can also take the bus to the middle of the mountain and walk for about 10 minutes to the top of the mountain.

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TOP 10
Vaci Street
4.3/5
67 Reviews
Budapest
1.2km from downtown
Featured Neighborhoods
yangtingkun
"Vaz Street is located on the east side of Budapest’s city center. It is quite different from pedestrian streets in other cities. Vaz Street is neither very long nor very wide. The only similarity is that it is full of shops on both sides and there are many tourists. Opposite the terminus of the south exit of Vaz Street is the Budapest Central Market."

Reasons to Recommend: Vaci Street is an old commercial pedestrian street in Budapest, located in Pest, and one of the main pedestrian streets in Budapest. There are many cafes, restaurants and shops on this street. Most of the buildings were built in the 18th and 19th centuries. The style is elegant and luxurious. It is a good place for leisure shopping and experience the customs and customs.

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