The most beautiful tourist attractions of Budapest in Pest

The State Opera House in Budapest

The State Opera House in Budapest ©Elin B/Flick

Budapest is one of the most famous capital cities in the world, a preferred tourist destination of celebrities and ordinary people.

It has so many things to offer that will never be boring for anybody of us.

We already presented the tourist attractions of the city on the left side of the Danube, in Pest area and in Downtown Budapest, today we will briefly present the most beautiful tourist attractions of Budapest in Pest, on the right side of the Danube.

 

If you go from Buda to Pest, on the left bank of the Danube you will find city areas with historic atmosphere, relaxing places and famous tourist attractions that await the visitors of the capital city. To cross the Danube choose the probably most beautiful bridge of the nine, the first one of the city built in 1849, the Széchenyi Chain Bridge.

The Andrássy Avenue

It is worth to take a walk from Downtown Budapest on the straight Andrássy Avenue. You will se on both sides of the avenue eclectic palaces from the 19th-20th century designed with artisctical demand. The boulevard islocated in the VI. district of Budapest and it is 2310 m long. The street connects the downtown area with the Budapest City Park (Városliget). The Andrássy Avenue with the Millennium Underground Railway underneath in 2002 became part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Andrassy Avenue at the beginning of the 20th century

Andrassy Avenue at the beginning of the 20th century ©Michiel2005/Flick

The Heroes’ Square

The Heroes’ Square (H?sök tere) is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Budapest. It is the largest square of the city located in the XIV. district Budapest and in stricter sense referrs to the Millennium Monument. It is located in the middle of the Andrássy Avenue, next to the City Park. The construction was started at the Jubilee of the Hungarian Conquest in 1896. The three main elements of the Heroes’ Square are the Art Gallery (M?csarnok), the Museum of Fine Arts that is the last piece of architecture built in eclectic style and inaugurated in 1896, and the Millennium Monument that is visually connecting the two buildings. All of these three are designed by Albert Schickedanz. The museums are designed together with Fülöp Ferenc Herzog  Ferenc together and the bronze statues of the Millennium Monument are the works of György Zala.

Heroes' Square in Budapest

Heroes’ Square in Budapest ©beta.robot/Flick

The Hungarian State Opera House

The Hungarian State Opera House (Andrássy Avenue 22nd) is a beautiful tourist attraction and is the magnificent work of the most famous Hungarian architect Miklós Ybl and it is the center of Hungarian musical life since 1864. Its inside decorated with frescoes, the auditorium with 1,200 places and the stage equipment can be seen by general public by group visit.

The State Opera House in Budapest

The State Opera House in Budapest ©Elin B/Flick

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