What Do You Have to Do in Budapest as a First-Time Visitor

Hungary, Budapest Guide (B): What Do You Have to Do in Budapest as a First-Time Visitor

I’ve visited Budapest three times. Twice in wintertime and once for a couple of hours on a hot September day on my way to Bratislava. So basically my experience of Budapest is a Budapest decorated with Christmas lights and smelling of mulled wine and sweets. I loved exploring the Christmas markets in Budapest and eating cake in one of the city’s oldest cake shop Gerbeaud. On my first visit back in 2004 (for New Year’s ) I travelled with a boyfriend and we did most of the usual tourist attractions. We admired the grandiose Heroes’ square and the nearby castle and felt romantic at Fishermen’s Bastion and crossed many bridges. I compared Hungary’s parliament with the Houses of Parliament in London and we used the oldest underground in the continental Europe. We also took a night boat ride on the Danube river and ate in a traditional but very touristic restaurant. However, my most precious memory of that Budapest visit was winding down in the famous Gellért Baths. It was indeed a special experience! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: What Do You Have to Do in Budapest as a First-Time Visitor
Guide Location: Hungary » Budapest
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Castle Hill   Buda Castle   Matthias Church   Fishermen’s Bastion   St. Stephen’s Basilica   Parliament Building   Chain Bridge   Gellért Hill   Heroes’ Square   Vajdahunyad Castle   Central Market Hall   Rudas Baths   Gellért Baths   Széchenyi Baths   Vörösmarty square   Danube Bank memorial  
Author: Tanja Domijan Blasich
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