Since you’re here in Budapest, you surely want to see the majestic Parliament and all the must see places in the city. But trust us when we say that you also want to go beyond them and unveil the hidden treasures as well. So here’s the list of the top 10 things to do in Budapest beyond the ordinary.
There’re so many beauties around the city, one can spend weeks exploring the stunning architecture, rich history, and vibrant culture. So what to do if you only got a couple of days to see all the famous landmarks?
Hop On Hop Off buses are here for you to take you around the whole city reaching all the major sights. During your sightseeing tour you’ll get to see the Buda Castle, Heroes’ square, the Basilica, Széchenyi square, Andrássy Avenue and so on. Check out the whole route of the Hop On Hop Off Budapest tour!
Gül Baba's Tomb
Tucked away in the Buda hills, Gül Baba's Tomb is a stunning example of Ottoman architecture. The tomb, dedicated to a Turkish dervish who lived in Budapest in the 16th century, offers splendid views of the city and a magical neighborhood to walk.
Károlyi Kert invites all who would like to unwind amidst its lush greenery, elegant pathways, and historic elements. As one of Budapest's oldest public parks, it carries a sense of timelessness that is palpable as you stroll through its well-maintained grounds.
When leaving Károlyi Kert, you’re within reach of Ráday street, one of the most vibrant streets of Pest. It is probably the best place to feel the unique Budapest vibes created by the mixture of Károli University, the Ervin Szabó library, cozy pubs, fancy restaurants and atmospheric streets reminiscent of old centuries.
Füvészkert Botanical Garden
Escape the city bustle at the Füvészkert Botanical Garden, one of the oldest botanical gardens in the world. Wander through themed gardens, greenhouses, and peaceful pathways.
Far from the typical tourist itinerary, Kerepesi Cemetery is a hidden gem rich in art, history, and culture. This atmospheric graveyard is the final resting place of many notable Hungarians, with elaborate sculptures and mausoleums that reflect the changing artistic styles over the years. The cemetery is also a beautiful place to walk in regardless of the season.
An intriguing site related to Hungary’s communist past, Memento Park is home to a collection of monumental statues that were removed from the city streets after the fall of communism. It’s a thought-provoking outdoor museum that helps you to dive into the Hungarian history.
Zwack Unicum Museum
Discover the story behind Hungary’s national herbal liqueur, Unicum, at the Zwack Museum. The guided tour includes a look at the production process and a tasting session.
Japanese Garden in Zugló
The Japanese Garden in Zugló is a hidden treasure that will enchant you with its tranquility, meticulous design, and deep cultural significance. The calming oasis in the middle of the city offers a mesmerizing glimpse into Japanese culture and wonderful plants, trees, flowers.
Jókai-kert, named after the esteemed Hungarian writer Mór Jókai, is a captivating retreat that offers a serene escape from the urban bustle. On your way up to Jókai-kert you’ll also get to admire alluring villas and houses on the Buda Hills.
Fő square in Óbuda
It’s definitely worth to discover the Fő square and Kolosy square in Óbuda. The beautifully renovated area is filled with old town vibes, far from the typical tourist places and crowd. You may also walk down to the Danube bank to admire the view of Margit island on the other side.
So, as you explore the well-trodden paths, remember to wander off course and embrace the magic of Budapest’s hidden wonders. Follow along our list of the 10 things to do in Budapest and enjoy the not so busy wonders of the city.back
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