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Sightseeing in Pest County

Capitol Building
“Very impressive building, worth visiting. Both day and night, it looks as stunning from the outside as well as from the inside. Stunning architecture and beautiful location just on the Danube river.”
616 locals recommend
Synagogue
“The Dohány Street Synagogue also known as the Great Synagogue or Tabakgasse Synagogue, is a historical building in the 7th district of Budapest. It is the largest synagogue in Europe, seating 3,000 people and is a centre of Neolog Judaism.”
495 locals recommend
Church
“A huge Cathedral on a beautiful square with restaurants, bars and coffees. It is truly an outstanding architectural masterpiece.”
423 locals recommend
Plaza
“●Heroes’ Square ○The city’s biggest square, and probably one of the most iconic landmarks of Budapest. ”
322 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“Most romantic view of Budapest, near Mathia's Church (that should be visited)”
232 locals recommend
Castle
“It is a huge palace with beautifully landscaped gardens and statues. Various viewpoints provide lots of photo opportunities of this amazing city, the Danube and its busy waterway, the Chain Bridge and other nearby and equally beautiful bridges. It's very touristy obviously yet doesn't feel overwhelmed and everyone gets to have a good view one time or another”
239 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The Citadella is a beautiful fortress located at the highest point of Budapest. It offers the best views over the city and is considered one of the best visits.”
259 locals recommend
Plaza
“The heroes square is very close to the apartment. About 10 minutes on foot from Andrássy street.”
196 locals recommend
Castle
“Castle and moat next to the central park. A great and accessible relief from modern buildings and streets.”
163 locals recommend
Church
“St Stephen’s Basilica of Budapest is one of the most beautiful and significant churches and touristic attractions of the country. This is partly due to its historical heritage, of being dedicated to the holy king St Stephen who was also the founder of the Hungarian state, and partly to the architectural and artistic value of the building itself. ”
116 locals recommend
Outdoor Sculpture
“The Shoes on the Danube Bank is a memorial statue by film director Can Togay and sculptor Gyula Pauer, created to honour the people killed by Fascist militiamen in Budapest during World War II. The installation is made up of 60 pairs of period-appropriate iron shoes, representing the victims who had to take their shoes off before execution, leaving them behind on the riverbank. On cast iron plaques alongside, the following text is written in Hungarian, English and Hebrew: “To the memory of the victims shot into the Danube by Arrow Cross militiamen in 1944–45. Erected 16 April 2005”. In 2017 the statue was ranked second among the world’s most fascinating public sculptures by America’s prestigious Architectural Digest magazine.”
34 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“It was first erected in 1947 in remembrance of what was then referred to as the Soviet liberation of Hungary during World War II, which ended the occupation by Nazi Germany. Its location upon Gellért Hill makes it a prominent feature of Budapest's cityscape”
41 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Recently renovated Ottomangarden & shrine complex with a great view of Budapest. One of the last reminders of Ottoman presence in Budapest.”
49 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Historical building, beautiful view, events, outdoor cinema, exhibitions.”
16 locals recommend
Castle
“Buda Castle is the historical Baroque castle and palace complex of the Hungarian kings in Budapest built in the 13th century . It houses today the HUNGARIAN NATIONAL GALLERY.”
9 locals recommend
Plaza
“This beautiful square is ideal for a stroll and it's also worth checking at night!”
7 locals recommend