Attractions

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 Museum in Óbuda & Buda Hills

Kiscell Museum

Housed in an 18th-century monastery, this museum contains three excellent sections. Downstairs you’ll find a complete 19th-century apothecary brought from Kálvin tér; a wonderful assembly of ancient signboards adver…
Top Choice Cave in Óbuda & Buda Hills

Pálvölgy Cave

The second-largest in Hungary, this 29km-long cave discovered in 1904 is noted for both its spectacular stalactites and rock formations. Tours last 45 minutes and depart from 10.15am (last tour at 4.15pm) from the l…
Top Choice Viewpoint in Óbuda & Buda Hills

Elizabeth Lookout

High up on Buda's highest hill, János-hegy (527m), is this tower. Take the 134 steps up to the top for remarkable views of Budapest in the distance and the surrounding countryside. On a clear day, you can see the Ta…
Top Choice Gallery in Óbuda & Buda Hills

Vasarely Museum

Installed in the imposing Zichy Mansion (Zichy kastély), built in 1757, this museum contains the works of Victor Vasarely (or Vásárhelyi Győző, as he was known before he emigrated to Paris in 1930), the late ‘father…
Top Choice Museum in Óbuda & Buda Hills

Hungarian Museum of Trade & Tourism

This excellent little museum traces Budapest's catering and hospitality trade through the ages, including the dramatic changes post-WWII, with restaurant items, tableware, advertising posters, packaging and original…
Gallery in Óbuda & Buda Hills

Imre Varga Collection

This collection includes sculptures, statues, medals and drawings by Imre Varga (b 1923), one of Hungary’s foremost sculptors. Like others before him, notably Zsigmond Kisfaludi Strobl, Varga seems to have sat on bo…
Cave in Óbuda & Buda Hills

Mátyáshegy Cave

Of Budapest's 200 caves, several are accessible to the public and can be visited on walk-through guided tours; prices depend on group size. This one, left in its natural state, throws down a gauntlet to would-be spe…
Museum in Óbuda & Buda Hills

Goldberger Textile Museum

Housed in the former home of the Goldberger family, this excellent museum tells the story of Hungary's textile industry, and that of the textile factory founded by Jewish entrepreneur Ferenc Goldberger in 1784, whic…
Cemetery in Óbuda & Buda Hills

Farkasréti Cemetery

'Wolf's Meadow' Cemetery in the green Buda Hills is the place where Hungary's beloved composer, Béla Bartók, is seeing out eternity, along with conductor Georg Solti, who avoided the fate of much of Hungary's Jewish…