Attractions

Top Choice Historic Site in Budapest

Memento Park

Home to more than 40 statues, busts and plaques of Lenin, Marx, Béla Kun and others whose likenesses have ended up on trash heaps elsewhere, Memento Park, 10km southwest of the city centre, is truly a mind-blowing p…
Top Choice Historic Building in Parliament & Around

Parliament

The Eclectic-style Parliament, designed by Imre Steindl and completed in 1902, has 691 sumptuously decorated rooms, but you’ll only get to see several of these and other features on a guided tour of the North Wing: …
Top Choice Palace in Castle District

Royal Palace

The former Royal Palace has been razed and rebuilt at least half a dozen times over the past seven centuries. Béla IV established a royal residence here in the mid-13th century, and subsequent kings added to the str…
Top Choice Archaeological Site in Óbuda & Buda Hills

Aquincum

The most complete Roman civilian town in Hungary was built around 100 AD and became the seat of the Roman province of Pannonia Inferior in AD 106. Visitors can explore its houses, baths, courtyards, fountains and so…
Top Choice Palace in Keszthely

Festetics Palace

The glimmering white, 100-room Festetics Palace was begun in 1745; the two wings were extended out from the original building 150 years later. Some 18 splendid rooms in the baroque south wing are now part of the Hel…
Top Choice Fort in Gellért Hill & Tabán

Citadella

The Citadella is a fortress that never saw a battle. Built by the Habsburgs after the 1848–49 War of Independence to defend the city from further insurrection, the structure was obsolete by the time it was ready in …
Palace in Around Budapest

Gödöllő Royal Palace

Gödöllő Royal Palace, the largest baroque manor house in Hungary, was designed by Antal Mayerhoffer for Count Antal Grassalkovich (1694–1771), confidante of Empress Maria Theresa, and completed in the 1760s. It was …
Castle in Hollókő

Hollókő Castle

Hollókő Castle commands a striking view of the surrounding hills from 365m-high Stalk Hill (Szár-hegy). Climb to the top of the pentagonal keep to look out across fields and forested hills without a trace of human o…
Historic Building in Eger

Eger Archbishop’s Palace

This splendid 18th-century structure contains two very rich collections. On the ground floor is the Ecclesiastical Collection, with priceless vestments, church plate and liturgical objects. Don't miss the scale mode…
Historic Site in Gellért Hill & Tabán

Castle Garden Bazaar

The reopening of this renovated pleasure park (dating from 1893) has added a whole new dimension to Tabán district. The complex comprises over a dozen neo-Gothic and neo-Renaissance structures, including a theatre, …