Budapest Thermal Baths

Top 5 most amazing experiences in Budapest

It is so easy to fall madly in love with Hungary’s capital. It is made up of two cities, Buda and Pest and divided by the gorgeous River Danube. Both sides are now joined by various fascinating bridges. Each city has its own unique character, and each offer plenty to keep you busy. However, if you are looking for something more unique, take a look at these top 5 most amazing experiences in Budapest:

Top 5 most amazing experiences in Budapest

Thermal Baths

This is definitely in the top five most amazing experiences in Budapest – bathing is a serious pastime for locals as well as visitors. The superb thermal water is warm all year-round and that means even a winter visit to Budapest enables you to enjoy this fantastic experience. The most famous one of all, which incidentally is Europe’s largest medicinal bath, is Széchenyi. This unique Neo-baroque building houses indoor and outdoor pools as well as a sauna and steam rooms. Another very popular bath in Budapest is Gellert, slightly smaller but just as impressive.

View the Fisherman’s Bastion

Just across from the Chain Bridge from Pest you will find a funicular that ascends to the famous Buda Castle. If you are feeling fit, you can climb the stairs that wind all the way up the steep hill for free. The reward with be great views which are absolutely breath-taking.

You will then see the unique Houses of Parliament, Chain Bridge, and the buzzing city of Pest from above. Don’t forget to check out the multi-coloured Matthias Church.

Szimpla Kert Ruin Pub

A somewhat different but still an amazing experience in Budapest is the Szimpla Kert Ruin Pub. The buildings have been renovated and turned into various pubs and bars all around the city. Many of these are in the fashionable Jewish Quarter, with Szimpla Kert one of the most popular. This is great place for a night out in Budapest, where you can enjoy mixing with both locals and fellow travellers.

Budapest Night Cruise on the Danube

Satisfy your taste buds and appetite on another top five experience in Budapest with a magnificent Danube River dinner cruise in Budapest, accompanied by amazing live Hungarian music. While it may be dark outside, there are still some wonderful views along the way. All while enjoy gorgeous cuisine with meals prepared by Chef Molnárka Péter.

Sightseeing Cruise

Another top five holiday experience in Budapest – is seeing the sights of Budapest from the River Danube on a relaxing one hour sightseeing cruise (with Wi-Fi) and enjoy a seasonal cocktail or soft drink as you drift along. You will sail past iconic landmark monuments such as Buda Castle and the Vigado Concert Hall.