Top Off the Beaten Path in Budapest – Pearl of the Danube


Whether you are a first time visitor or just looking for new things to see and do in Budapest, you have lots of remarkable sites to visit. This city is called as the “Pearl of the Danube” that appeals too many interesting spots as you can step out of a thermal baths and right into nightclubs. You can also spend your valuable time to savor Budapest’s culture, history, and natural beauty. Here are some of the most beloved Budapest attractions and sights that are visited in the most often during the tourists wanders in the city.


Halászbástya is the Fisherman’s Bastion that is located in the historic district of Castle Hill. The Halászbástya is composed of seven towers, representing the 7 Magyar tribes that founded the nation. The Fisherman’s Bastion is a neo-Gothic gorgeous terrace that looks like structure taken straight out of a fairytale located on the Buda side of the Danube.

If you explore over the top of the Halászbástya, where you can find the gleaming white structure offers the panoramic views of the Danube, the Pest side and landscapes of the country.  You may choose to take some time to explore the bastion’s seven ornate turrets and you can also explore the Bastion’s upper level lookout terraces and turrets that will cost you about $3 USD but the lower levels along with its beautiful vistas are always free to the visitors all the time.

Az Országház

Az Országház is the house of the nation or a Hungarian Parliament building which the third largest parliament is building in the world. The House of the Nation is the remarkable landmark for tourists where you could find lots of tourist all together from all over the world. This is undoubtedly among the finest cityscapes in Europe, and the Parliament building is its crowning glory.
The House of the Nation is composed of 691 rooms and it is built exclusively with the world famous Hungarian materials and the tallest built in built with the glittering Gothic Revival style that has a symmetrical façade and a central dome. The House of the Nation also offers home to the gorgeous Hungarian Crown Jewels. One of the famous parts of the building is the hexa decagonal central hall, with huge chambers adjoining it that is comprised of the Lower House and the Upper House that has been used as a conference and a meeting room. Overall, Az Országház is the largest building in the country that you can’t miss it as you emerge from the metro or tram stop.

Budapest Baths

Budapest Baths are one of the top reasons Budapest is visited by hundreds of thousands of travelers.   There are so many natural warm spring waters under the city that Budapest has had several great thermal baths for many centuries. Szechenyi Baths is one of the famous thing is Budapest which visited by over a million bathers per year. Turkish baths along the river Danube are still functional and much favored. Each bath in Budapest gives a special experience, unlike the others, so if you can make a visit to more than one of the Budapest Baths.

No matter how many times to explore the Budapest, you will be surprised each and every time of your visit. Enjoy!


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