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City break in Budapest. Active leisure ideas for Budapest - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Habsburg Royal Palace on Castle Hill, and the Chain Bridge on the Danube. Budapest is a great city for families, who will find here really large selection of high quality entertainment complexes. Do not forget to make a ride on a funicular, which connects Széchenyi Hill section, and a picturesque valley that surrounds it. The length of the cable road is 3730 meters. While making a raise to the top of the hill, you will admire stunning panoramic views of the city. Fans of beach holidays will be glad to visit the island named Magritte, which is also the location of most popular Palatinus beach and a water park that has the same name.
Discovering the architecture of Budapest from bird's eye view! Hungarian Parliament, Matthias Church, St. Stephen Basilica, Vajdahunyad Castle, National Theatre, Ethnographic Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, all those monuments are defining the image of Budapest … Open
Here you will find huge number of pools, slides and attractions – this is a true paradise for lovers of water sports. Those people, who travel to Budapest in winter, should not forget to make a visit to an outdoor ice rink, which is organized in Varosliget Park. No matter on what day of a week you visit this place, you will find here classical music, and elegant pairs that dance gracefully on sparkling ice.
If winter turns the lake located in the park into a huge ice rink, summer prepares another amazing entertainment for travelers. This is boating. It is so popular here that this lake is often called Boating Lake. When night falls to the city, here start operating numerous clubs and discos. Among the most popular night clubs of the city we should definitely mention Angel Club, as well as Alcatraz Restaurant & Club – this is a restaurant and a club. Those, who like dancing, will prefer Capella club the most. Here guests are free to select one from several dance floors and colorful bars. E-Klub was finally opened in 2005 after a long reconstruction. Today, the club has two large dance floors, which play different music, 4 beautifully decorated bars and several rooms for VIP-guests. During the warm season parties are held directly on the terrace. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Budapest, the capital of Hungary, is often called 'the pearl of the Danube'. The Danube flows through the city and divides it into two parts. The bridge, which connects Buda and Pest, … Open
Club Alcatraz has become very popular among young people not only due to its excellent music and exciting entertainment program, but also thanks to excellent bar. It is believed that this is the place where you can taste best cocktails in the city. In addition to classic drinks, the bartender of this club never ceases to surprise visitors by his own copyright cocktails. A38 Ship entertainment center is very popular among tourists. On the territory of the center are located three stylish nightclubs and bars. Those visitors, who want to relax in calm environment, can relax on a beautiful terrace.
The Millennium Monument in Heroes Square, Budapest, Hungary The unique experience offers you SkyWard. Here you will be able to experience what a person feels while flying with a speed of 180-200 km/h. The SkyWard provides the services of the indoor skydiving. The vertical wind tunnel in which air moves vertically up. It allows imitating a free fall, the same as during parachute jump. Pipes are used in the entertaining purposes, for a training of athletes-parachutists and training of military. A pipe is often advertised as excellent means for those who want to try parachute jump but feels the fear of height. The program begins with theoretical training where you learn some important signals. It is important to come in the closed boots, it is necessary to put on special overalls, goggles and a helmet. Soaring in a vertical wind tunnel for one person will cost you €62, for 2 people the price will be €98, and for the trio - €146. Also, the given services are provided to kids, and the price is €42.
Fans of gastronomic tourism will find some very fine restaurants in Budapest, each of which offers to its customers a unique selection of author dishes and delicacies. Karpatia restaurant is … Open
Budapest is the European city with the greatest number of thermal springs. This place in which pools, saunas, steam baths and massage are a part of everyday life. Here some of the most known thermal springs of Budapest. Gellert Thermal Bath considers the most prestigious in the city. The fabulous building was built in the art deco style. This thermal bath enters all international tops and is considered as the most luxury in all Europe. Here also you will find two Turkish baths, one for men, another for women work. The temperature of the water is 26-38 degrees Celsius. The cost of the ticket for one day costs €12. The second one is the Kiraly Gyogyfurdo. It is located in one of the oldest buildings in Budapest. Construction has begun in the sixteenth century, during the Turkish domination. The services here include various types of massage, a sauna and a Spa procedure. The temperature of the water is 26-40 degrees Celsius. The cost of the ticket makes €4. Rudas Baths - are constructed during an era of the Turkish dominion, restored with preservation of original style. These eight bathrooms impress with the high columns which support a dome with a diameter of 10 meters. Here the big octagonal pool and six reservoirs of thermal energy are located. The temperature of the water is 16 - 42 degrees Celsius. The cost of the ticket is €6 a day.
University of Economics, Budapest Many come to Hungary for the sake of its most valuable healing waters. But very few people know that in Budapest it is possible not only to adopt medical procedures or to swim in pools but also to practice diving. So, for example, it is possible to swim for a while on the flooded cellars of the Kőbánya mine from which extracted limestone for construction of Parliament, Buda Castle and the Citadel. At the end of the 19th century, the cave was closed. But on it, history didn't end. During World War II it served as the shelter for refugees from aggressors. Then in 1944, it was engaged in the confidential production of details for planes. After the partial flooding of branches of the mine on its base opened the brewery, it was promoted by the excellent quality of drinking water. Now the brewery doesn't function and the cave of "Kyobanya" turned into a tourist place of interest – the place for diving. If you are the beginner, then you can practice in more shallow sites of a cave and the advanced divers, who know the features and technique of cave diving.
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Recommended places for active recreation and leisure in Budapest

Leroy
Where: Liszt Ferenc Tér 10, Budapest;
Gundel
Where: Állatkerti u. 2, Budapest;
Spoon
Where: Vigadó tér 3, Budapest;
A38
Where: Petöfi Híd, Budapest; More info: (petöfi bridge) on the buda side;
Reference information
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Budapest
♥   National Park 'Kiskunsági' , 74.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Budapest
♥   Water park 'Aquaworld' Budapest, 11.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquaréna' Mogyoród, 16 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Budapest
♥   Restaurant 'Fausto’s' Pest. Type - Italian. 1.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Pesti Disznó Bistro' Pest. Type - Meats and grills|Hungarian. 1.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Costes' Pest. Type - Modern cuisine. 2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Petrus' Pest. Type - Classic French|Traditional cuisine|Classic cuisine. 2.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Nobu Budapest' Budapest. Type - Japanese|Sushi. 2.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Guide to your best city break in Budapest - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Budapest - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Budapest?' disappears immediately.
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