Today we are going to give you a list of famous places which are a must visit on your visit to the beautiful city of Budapest. Budapest, the capital city of Hungary has got a lot to offer to its visitors, such as the Buda hills close to the river or shopping in Pest.
Castle: The Castle is situated on the hill, providing a panoramic view of the river and is probably an ideal location to begin the tour with. The National Museum, which is free, exhibits artwork from popular artists of Hungary. At a short distance you can find the famous cathedral with its colorful tiles of Hungary. Seven towers that overlook the river are a reminiscence of the 7 tribes that created the Hungarian Empire.
Parliament: The Parliament Building is located across the river and was chosen among the three other designs that are situated nearby.
Turkish Baths: Gellert is a very famous location in Budapest for Turkish Baths. It is beautifully designed with tiles and has a huge sauna and pool selection. You may wish to go for the mineral baths or an open-air wave pool or relax outside under the sun. You can also indulge in the pleasure of a Swedish steam room and saunas.
Statue Park: It is located outside the centre and contains huge stone statues of the Communist Era. You can purchase replica statues, photos and pictures from its gift shop.
Margit Island: This garden island lies among the banks of Pest and Buda. It has lots of parks and playgrounds. You can even rent a cycle or have a seat on the river banks for an amazing view.
Gerbaud: This is the most popular café in Budapest having a variety of pastries, cakes and delectable tea and coffee. You can also shop in the Gerbaud Plaza. There is an indoor market nearby as well that sells local meat and vegetables. You will also find stands selling handicrafts, local dishes and clothing. Goulash and the local sausages are worth a try.
Millennium Park: This park is in Pest and has a huge lake, theater and many museums. There is a thermal bathhouse too.
Plaza of Heroes: Plaza of Heroes contains statues of the former Presidents and the main tribal chiefs.
Terror House: This is a museum that gives you the experience of the Cold War and WWII.
These are some of the famous tourist attractions in Budapest. You should definitely visit these places when you visit Budapest to get a sense of history and entertainment.