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The best places to see in Budapest during summer

The enchanting city of Budapest only gets better during the summer. The Hungarian capital is famous for its vibrant summer life: the streets come alive, the popular tourist destinations get filled with cheerful people and there are festivals almost every week. Where are the best places to see in Budapest? We’ll show you!

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Surely there are plenty of places to see in Budapest: the iconic sights, architectural treasures and stunning parks. There are way more places you want to see, than time that you have in Budapest.

Explore every corner of Budapest while saving time and energy, hop on to our Hop On Hop Off buses! Our sightseeing tour allows you to conveniently discover the top attractions at your own pace.

Let’s see some of the most captivating places to visit in Budapest during the summer season!

Places to see in Budapest

Take a stroll through Buda Castle District’s picturesque streets, visit the Royal Palace, and marvel at the breathtaking panoramic views of the Danube River and Pest side. 

Margaret Island is the perfect place for a summer afternoon. You’ll find lush gardens, charming pathways and lots of fun activities here. Also the famous Palatinus beach is located here, that might be the most refreshing program of your summer adventure.

Széchenyi Thermal Bath is definitely among the places to see in Budapest. Its huge outdoor pool offers the coolest way to bear the heat, while you also get the benefits of the thermal bath. 

On the other hand, if you prefer the buzzing Downtown vibes, Erzsébet square is the place you want to be. During the summertime the whole neighborhood turns into a spontaneous festival with outdoor bars and youngsters having picnics in the park. As a tourist looking for the true Hungarian vibes, the Party district and Deák Ferenc square are definitely the places to see in Budapest.

Luckily the Hop On Hop Off tour will get you to each and every must see places. You can hop off from the bus at any stop to explore the neighborhood on your own, then hop back on to the bus at the nearest stop.


 

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  • Red and Green route
  • 21 stops at the major sights
  • Audio Guide on 16 languages
  • Free Boat ride of Danube
  • Free walking tour
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from 38 € 36 €

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  • Explore the Buda Castle District
  • Eco-friendly buses
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