Attractions

Top Choice Museum in City Park & Beyond

Museum of Fine Arts

Housed in a grand neoclassical building, the Museum of Fine Arts is home to the city’s most outstanding collection of foreign works of art, ranging from articles from ancient Egypt and ancient Mediterranean cultures…
Top Choice Square in City Park & Beyond

Heroes' Square

Heroes’ Sq is the largest and most symbolic square in Budapest, and contains the Millenary Monument (Ezeréves emlékmű), a 36m-high pillar topped by a golden Archangel Gabriel. Legend has it that he offered Stephen t…
Top Choice Museum in City Park & Beyond

Palace of Art

The Palace of Art, reminiscent of a Greek temple, is among the city’s largest exhibition spaces. It focuses on contemporary visual arts, with some three to four major exhibitions staged annually; recent exhibitions …
Museum in City Park & Beyond

Miksa Róth Memorial House

This fabulous museum exhibits the work of the eponymous art nouveau stained-glass maker Róth (1865–1944) over two floors of the house and workshop where he lived and worked from 1911 until his death. Róth’s dark-bro…
Zoo in City Park & Beyond

Budapest Zoo

This zoo, which opened with 500 animals in 1866, has an excellent collection of big cats, hippopotamuses, bears and giraffes, and some of the themed houses (eg Madagascar, wetlands, nocturnal Australia) are well-exe…
Park in City Park & Beyond

City Park

City Park is Pest’s green lung, an open space measuring almost a square kilometre that hosted most of the events during Hungary’s 1000th anniversary celebrations in 1896. In general, museums lie to the south of XIV …
Museum in City Park & Beyond

Hungarian Agricultural Museum

This rather esoteric island museum is housed in the stunning baroque wing of Vajdahunyad Castle. Scattered across several grand halls, the museum showcases Europe’s largest collection of things agricultural, from ce…
Tower in City Park & Beyond

Apostles' Tower

Accessed via the Hungarian Agricultural Museum, the Apostles' Tower stands 30m tall and looks down on the beautiful Jak Chapel below, as well as giving you a bird's-eye view of the Széchenyi Baths. The 150 steps to …
Monument in City Park & Beyond

Anonymous Statue

The statue of the hooded figure opposite Vajdahunyad Castle is that of Anonymous, the unknown chronicler at the court of King Béla III who wrote a history of the early Magyars. Note the pen with the shiny tip in his…
Museum in City Park & Beyond

Postal Museum

The exhibits at the Postal Museum – original 19th-century post-office counters, old uniforms and coaches, some big brass horns – probably won't do much for you. But the museum is housed in Egyed Palace (now Benczúr …