Top 7 kid friendly activities in Budapest

Top 7 kid friendly activities in Budapest

If you have decided to visit Budapest with your family and you have already chosen the appropriate accommodation, it is high time to think of the programs that you can you enjoy together with your kids. The Hungarian capital is a world-class tourist destination that many stars visit as well, but is also a perfect place for families with children. You can choose from several types of programs, but we would like to give you a little help by presenting a list of the top 7 kid friendly activi... [ read more ]

Top 2 restaurants in Budapest

Top 2 restaurants in Budapest

The French Michelin Guide is a famous restaurant and hotel guide. The Michelin star became an international symbol of perfection in cookery. Hungary has been allocated two Michelin stars. In March 2010, the Costes Restaurant in Budapest received the first Michelin award. In March 2011 the Onyx Restaurant also earned the recognition of one star, and the Costes was able to preserve the star. According to this we can claim that the Costes and the Onyx are the top 2 restaurants in Budapest... [ read more ]

The House of Terror Museum in Budapest

The House of Terror Museum in Budapest

Forty six years had to pass until this Neo Renaissance building of the Andrássy street 60 could truly reborn. It was used by the Nazi and the Soviet forces as well and became one of the most feared places in Budapest. The authority that protected the communist state at the cost of the suffering and the violent death of thousands of innocent people left the splendid palace on the most beautiful avenue heart of Budapest only in the year 1956.   The building during the Nazi ... [ read more ]

The Vígadó Concert Hall in Budapest

The Vígadó Concert Hall in Budapest

The Vígadó Concert Hall is a famous building in the center of Budapest, a classical music institution, a cultural and entertainment center. Feszl Frederick started to deal with the plans of a new Vigadó in the year 1858. The Romantic building mixed with eastern elements caused a stir and soon became one of the most important cultural and educational institutions of the capital of those days. The Vígadó Concert Hall in Budapest was inaugurated at the occasion of a formal ball in... [ read more ]

The Eastern Railway Station of Budapest

The Eastern Railway Station of Budapest

The Eastern Railway Station is the busiest railway station in Budapest. The name is not given because of the location, but because of its connection with the Eastern regions, such as Transylvania and the Balkans. The station is the starting point of four main railway lines: Budapest-Gyor-Vienna, Budapest-Hatvan-Miskolc, Budapest-Szolnok-Békéscsaba-Arad and Budapest-Kelebia-Belgrade. It is the terminal of most of the internal Intercity lines, and the main international railway junctio... [ read more ]

The Palace of Arts in Budapest

The Palace of Arts in Budapest

The Palace of Arts is the youngest multicultural facility of Budapest that is fully adequate for the demand of the beginning of the 21st century. The building gives place to three different forms of art in the same time. It is a permanent home at the highest standards for music, visual art and theater lovers and artists. Its exhibition spaces, concert hall, and theater function independently they develop their programs individually. The construction of the Palace of Arts The P... [ read more ]

The largest synagogue of Europe: the Great Synagogue in Budapest

The largest synagogue of Europe: the Great Synagogue in Budapest

The largest synagogue in Europe and the second largest in the world is located in Budapest. It was built in Romantic style between the years 1854 and 1859 with the cooperation of Frederick Feszl and based on the plans of Ludwig Förster. The building has more than three thousand seats. The Great Synagogue was revolutionary in several ways: tries to conform to the eastern styles, it is made by multicolored brick, the cast iron structure is showed in the interior.   ... [ read more ]

The Saint Stephen Basilica in Budapest

The Saint Stephen Basilica in Budapest

The Saint Stephen Basilica in Budapest, also known as the Parish Church of Lipótváros is located in the district 5 in Pest. It is one of the most visited attractions of the city, one of the most important Hungarian relic and the place of the Holy Right. The history of the church begins in the early 1817, when John Zittelbach raised a small church in Lipótváros. The idea of the present imposing neoclassical parish church already existed and was finally started to become a reality... [ read more ]

The Hungarian Opera in Budapest

The Hungarian Opera in Budapest

The Hungarian Opera in Budapest is the only place where music, literature, dance, theater, art, choreography and architecture is in perfect harmony. The beautiful Hungarian State Opera House lies along the beautiful Andrássy Street.  When Pest and Buda merged in 1873, the city has known a huge development in the area of tourism. Many hotels, restaurants and theaters and other important places were built at that time including the Opera House that was completed in 1884. The Hungarian Ope... [ read more ]

The famous Gellert Hill with the Citadel of Budapest

The famous Gellert Hill with the Citadel of Budapest

The Citadel on the Gellert Hilll is one of the most emblematic locations of Budapest and it is also a popular lookout. From its tarraces you have one of the best views of the city with the Buda Castle, the Parliament, the Danube bridges, the whole Pest side and the hills of Buda. The tourist attractions of the Gellert Hill include the Statue of Bishop Saint Gellert, the Saint Gellert Rock Temple and the Statue of Liberty. Furthermore, the Citadel has a 500 seated restaurant, a lounge w... [ read more ]