Top things to do

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 Japanese in Óbuda & Buda Hills

Fuji Japán

It's well worth travelling into the hills of posh district II for the most authentic Japanese food in town. Apart from super fresh sashimi sets and imaginative sushi rolls, repeat clients come for hotpots, yakitori …
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…
Top Choice Fusion in Óbuda & Buda Hills

Tanti

If you come to 'Auntie' expecting solid, home-style cooking, you won't find it. Instead, you'll find an atrium-like dining room, brightened by dozens of hanging lamps, and beautifully presented, innovative dishes th…
Top Choice Japanese in Óbuda & Buda Hills

Sushi Sei

This stylish restaurant is one of the best spots in Budapest for a wide spectrum of authentic Japanese cuisine. Apart from beautifully presented nigiri, sushi and tempura sets, you can feast on cold soba noodles, ya…
Food in Óbuda & Buda Hills

Daubner Cukrászda

People come to this esteemed patisserie, dating from 1901, primarily to shop. It's famous for its macarons, traditional Hungarian cakes made to order or by the slice, and pogácsa (savoury scone). You can also enjoy …