What to do in Budapest? Explore Roman ruins, gaze at neo-Renaissance opulence, and soak up the atmosphere. The cuisine is unique, the nightlife is buzzing, and the thermal baths are an absolute must.
Ever since the Romans were here in the 2nd century, Budapest’s thermal waters have been drawing crowds. But things really got going when the Turks hit the town in the 16th century.
As you’d expect from a city that’s really two cities in one, there are so many different sides of Budapest. A rich Jewish history; Neo-Renaissance architecture; Cutting-edge classical composers.
From beautifully manicured gardens to Baroque architecture, and relaxing thermal spas to invigorating nightlife, there are plenty of things to do in Budapest. With two cities in one you get double the sights and experiences in Budapest.
Whatever time of year you’re visiting, you’re bound to come across a Budapest festival where everyone will be celebrating something special. From spring to wine, films to Christmas and dance, here in Budapest if it exists, they’ll hold a festival for it.