Óbuda & Buda Hills 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 Gallery in Óbuda & Buda Hills

Vasarely Museum

Installed in the imposing Zichy Mansion (Zichy kastély), built in 1757, this renovated and rehung gallery contains some 150 works of Victor Vasarely (or Vásárhelyi Győző, as he was known before he emigrated to Paris…
Top Choice Museum in Óbuda & Buda Hills

Hungarian Museum of Trade & Tourism

This superb museum traces Budapest's catering and hospitality trade through the ages, including the dramatic changes after WWII, with restaurant items, tableware, advertising posters, packaging, original shop signs …
Top Choice Cave in Óbuda & Buda Hills

Pálvölgy Cave

This 29km-long cave – the second-largest in Hungary – was discovered in 1904 and is noted for both its spectacular stalactites and rock formations. Tours last an hour and depart from 10.15am (last tour at 4.15pm) fr…
Islamic Tomb in Óbuda & Buda Hills

Gül Baba’s Tomb

This renovated tomb contains the mortal remains of one Gül Baba, an Ottoman dervish who took part in the capture of Buda in 1541 and is known in Hungary as the ‘Father of Roses’. The tomb/mosque (1548) is a pilgrima…
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…
Gallery in Óbuda & Buda Hills

Imre Varga Collection

This branch of the Budapest Gallery 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 see…
Museum in Óbuda & Buda Hills

Óbuda Museum

Anchor tenant of the Zichy Mansion, where you’ll also find the Vasarely Museum, but with its own entrance on Fő tér, this wonderfully revamped museum contains a motley assortment of exhibits related to Óbuda’s past …
Cemetery in Óbuda & Buda Hills

Farkasrét Cemetery

'Wolf's Meadow' Cemetery in the Buda Hills is the place where composer Béla Bartók is seeing out eternity, along with conductor Georg Solti, who avoided the fate of much of Hungary's Jewish community by finding refu…
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. This one, left in its natural state, throws down a gauntlet to would-be speleologists, keen on crawling …