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

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

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))
Author: Tanja Domijan Blasich
Read it on Author's Website: https://theredphoneboxtravels.com/2016/11/18/what-do-you-have-to-do-in-budapest-as-a-first-time-visitor/
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

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