AJOURNEY THROUGH BUDAPEST’S HISTORY

AJOURNEY THROUGH BUDAPEST’S HISTORY

Often referred to as the Pearl of Danube, or The Heart of Europe, these warm and rich reputations sit at the core of Budapest. The land is rich in history and heritage, yet full of a youthful energy and vibrancy, with a diversity of activities that takes you from relaxing river cruises, thermal baths to a spectacular exploration of stunning architectures.

Budapest won’t hain Bridge be completed without Chain Bridge.

Chain Bridge

Budapest won’t be completed without Chain Bridge. Széchenyi (Say-chain-ee) Chain Bridge has beenthe landmark of Budapest since it was opened in 1849 because it connects Clark Ádám Square in Buda and Széchenyi Square in Pest on the opposite side of Danube River together. At the time of its completion, Chain Bridge is considered one of the modern world’s engineering wonders and went on the record as the longest suspension bridge in Europe.

Locally known as SzEpmUvEszeti MUzeum

The Museum of Fine Arts

Budapest won’t be completed without Chain Bridge. Széchenyi (Say-chain-ee) Chain Bridge has beenthe landmark of Budapest since it was opened in 1849 because it connects Clark Ádám Square in Buda and Széchenyi Square in Pest on the opposite side of Danube River together. At the time of its completion, Chain Bridge is considered one of the modern world’s engineering wonders and went on the record as the longest suspension bridge in Europe.

Walking around the cobblestone streets in Budapest

Parliament Building

you will be stunned by the magnificent Neo-Gothic architecture of the Parliament. Inaugurated in 1886 to celebrate Hungary’s 1000th anniversary and fully completed in 1902, Budapest Parliament has 691 rooms and an incredible 19 kilometers of stairs, making it the third largest parliament in the world. When the National Assembly is not in session, the parliament is opened for guided tours. Explore the fascinating architecture of the main hall, the old House of Lords, get a glimpse of the impressive Hungarian Crown Jewels, and learn the history of Hungary politic.

Tips Parliament guided tour admission fee is HUF 4,000 for non-EU citizens.


Margaret Island
Romantic walkways, medieval ruins, landscaped gardens, water park, musical fountains, and open-air theater, if these attractions spark your interest, then Margaret Island is your piece of heaven. Guarded by the majestic Danube River, the peaceful hideaway is located just a few minutes from the heart of Budapest and it is popular among locals and tourists alike, especially during weekend and holidays. Margaret Island gets extra lively during summer and spring as people flocks to Palatinus Baths to enjoy outdoor pools, some with medicinal benefits, amidst beautiful garden setting.

Budapest’s Busiest Avenue

Andrássy út stretches 2.4 kilometers from the city center to the City Park. Andrássy út is easily Budapest’s busiest avenue with eclectic Neo-Renaissance palaces and houses of aristocrats, bankers, and noble families built by the most distinguished architects of the time. The avenue is the best spot for a stroll alongside the beautiful turn-of-the-century buildings which are now turned into restaurants, cafés and upscale boutiques, including Louis Vuitton, Ermenegildo Zegna, Burberry and Gucci. It is also home to impressive cultural buildings like the State Opera and the Academy of Music, the Ferenc Hopp Museum of East Asian Art, and the Zoltán Kodály Memorial Museum.