OrangeSmile Tours Best destinations around the world - Travel Guide
Budapest

How to spend top weekend in Budapest - ideas on extraordinary attractions and sites

A walk to secret places of Budapest promises to be very interesting as this ancient European city has much to offer. Gellért-hegy Mount remains one of the most visited landmarks of Budapest. Tourists come to see the ancient citadel located on the mount, as well as numerous interesting memorials and the legendary baths. However, not all travelers know about one secluded and unbelievably beautiful place on Gellert-hegy - Philosophical garden. Don’t forget to find that place and you will be rewarded with the view of the magnificent garden with eight bronze sculptures of Akhenaten, Abraham, Buddha, Jesus, Mahatma Gandhi, Laozi, Francisco Díaz, and Daruma. It’s hard to find a better place for relaxation and meditation in the city.
Boscolo New York Palace is located in a former palace that was renewed by architects M. Papiri and A. Tihany in 1894 and was carefully preserved in its original look. The pompous style of … Open
When you want to pamper yourself with something sweet, head to Paulay Ede Street and find building 48. Inside you will find one of the most wonderful and unusual shops in Budapest, Sugar . As it is not hard to guess from its name, the shop sells a great choice of lollipops of different shape and size. Here you will find traditional sugar canes, giant lollipops or can order candies made in accordance with your own design, for example, a lollipop shaped as Eiffel Tower or your favorite cartoon character.
Photogallery of Sugar:
Sweet tooth travelers have more places to visit in Budapest. Don’t skip Szamos Gourmet, a famous historic confectionary that is loved and frequently visited by locals. Here it’s possible to try dozens of signature candy types and traditional Austro-Hungarian desserts that were popular hundreds of years ago. However, the chocolatier school remains the calling card of this place. Everyone is welcome to attend master classes, where they will learn to make candies and popular national desserts. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Petnehazy Hotel Club is a great destination for a family travel or a romantic vacation. The hotel complex consists of the main building and 45 cottages made in Swedish style. The hotel club … Open
If walking in secluded places sounds like the best pastime for you, don’t forget to find one of the least famous and at the same time one of the most unusual fountains in Budapest - Fountain Open book. This fountain truly looks like a big open book that is made of marble. Water stream comes out of the bookbinding, creating an illusion of an invisible hand that slowly turns pages. It’s very interesting to observe this unusual fountain, and curious travelers will not face any troubles finding it – the fountain is located at the end of Henszlemann Imre Street.
Do you think of an interesting place to spend an evening in? Then think no more and head to the Keret secret club that is located on Somogyi Béla building 16. The club was founded by a local couple – Roli and Andy. Together they managed to turn their former apartment into an absolutely charming and cozy place. You won’t find noisy parties at this club as close friends and mates of the founders remain its main visitors. However, all newcomers, who manage to find out about the secret place, are welcome at Keret. Here you will be able to relax near the fireplace, drink a glass of wonderful Hungarian wine and get acquainted with pleasant people who also prefer exclusive pastime.
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
In case you’d like to spend an evening in a more active way, visit one of “bath parties”. This type of entertainment has become popular in Budapest quite recently. In the heat of the tourist season, many historic baths in the city are turned into real spa night clubs. Visit such a venue to find modern music, baths with thermal water that are skillfully illuminated with lasers, bars that work all night long and amazing entertaining programs. Such bath parties take place in Széchenyi fürdő from June to September, and in Lukacs Gyogyfurdo from March to May.
Budapest - guide chapters 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
Reference information
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Budapest
♥   Restaurant 'Borkonyha Winekitchen' Pest. Type - Modern cuisine. 2.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Aszú' Pest. Type - Hungarian. 2.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'St. Andrea Wine & Gourmet Bar' Pest. Type - Modern cuisine. 2.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Babel' Budapest. Type - Modern cuisine. 2.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Tigris' Pest. Type - Hungarian|Traditional. 2.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Budapest
♥   Castle 'Visegrád Castle' , 32.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Esztergom Castle' , 40.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Drégely Castle' , 57.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Budapest and around
♥   Art museum 'Museum of Fine Arts' Budapest, 1.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Museum of Applied Arts' Budapest, 1.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Hungarian National Gallery' Budapest, 3.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all palaces
Public palaces near Budapest
♥   Palace 'Sándor Palace' , 3.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Royal Castle of Gödöllő' , 22.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo

City tours, excursions and tickets in Budapest and surroundings

Car rental on OrangeSmile.com Rentals in Budapest

Budapest by photo artists

Search for interesting places on Budapest map

Address/Sight name City/Region Country Within radius, km
 Types of touristic objects to search for
Hotels & Car rental
Carhire locations
0 star
1 star
2 stars
3 stars
4 stars
5 stars
Touristic places
Art galleries
Churches/Temples
Museums
Castles/Palaces
Monuments
Touristic areas
Sightseeings
Attractions
Attraction parks
Casino
Theaters/Cinema
Disco/Clubs
Parks
Zoo
Aqua parks
Transport
Airports
Train stations
Bus stations
Metro
Parkings
Fuel stations
Ports/Ferries
Open the list of object types
Health/Sport
Open the list of object types
Food/Money
Open the list of object types
Shopping
Open the list of object types
Beauty/Medicine
Open the list of object types
City services
Open the list of object types
Useful services

Visiting neighbours of Budapest for exclusive entertainment

Walk through hidden local streets, sneak to a small cafe, breathe and enjoy Budapest from inside. Stay out from the beaten track during your city weekend, discover the soul of Budapest as a real travel gourment. Follow our guide, take one of the exclusive services and spend your time in Budapest unforgettably and with a full passion!
OrangeSmile.com - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
Secure Server
Head office
ESP 401, Eindhoven
5633 AJ, The Netherlands
+31 40 40 150 44


Copyright © 2002 - OrangeSmile Tours B.V. | OrangeSmile.com | Under the direction and management of IVRA Holding B.V. - Registered at Kamer van Koophandel (KvK), The Netherlands No. 17237018