In the centre of Heroes Sq (Hősök tere) is a 36m-high pillar backed by colonnades to the right and left. Topping the pillar is the Angel...
This public space holds a sprawling monument constructed to honour the millennial anniversary (in 1896) of the Magyar conquest of the...
This huge zoo, which opened with 500 animals in 1866, has an excellent collection of big cats, hippopotamuses, polar bears and giraffes,...
Gundel, next to the zoo and directly behind the Museum of Fine Arts, is the city’s fanciest (and most famous) restaurant, with a...
XIV Gundel Károly út 4 · interesting places nearby
With reworked Hungarian classics that make it a winner, the ‘Owl’s Castle’ attracts the Budapest cognoscenti, who leave its sister restaurant, Gundel, next door, to the expense-account brigade. There are three-course set menus for 4700Ft (3100Ft for vegetarians), and 2500Ft mains at lunch on weekends, all served in a pleasantly old-fashioned dining room.