Cave Hospital

Name: Cave Hospital
Category: Museums & Art
Location: 1012 Budapest, Lovas út 4/c
Phone: +36 70 7 01 01 01



Good to know about the Cave Hospital

  • Cave Hospital is an underground complex beneath Buda Castle
  • The place served as a military hospital in WWII and as a nuclear shelter during the Cold War Originally it used to be a wine cellar; later, in the Turkish times, it became a hiding place for treasures and women from the harem
  • The complex occupies 2000 sq m (6,560 sq ft); it was designed for 300 patients and 40 doctors and nurses worked here in shifts
  • In the last days of the WWII Budapest siege, more than 600 patients were squeezed in these windowless rooms filled with smell of blood, sweat and urine
  • The museum opened in 2008; it contains the original medical instruments and close to 70 wax figures
  • The guided tours are rich with anectodes and stories that make visiting the museum a great experience

Tip: The museum can only be visisted on guided tours, which depart on the hour.… Read the rest here →

Palace of Miracles

Name: Palace of Miracles
Category: Museums and art
Location: 1222 Budapest Nagytétényi út 37-43.



There’s no age restriction at Csodák Palotája (Palace of Miracles). Those who like to be impressed, are hooked on natural sciences or simply enjoy being shown novel things of the world they live in just like when they were children, should go to the Palace of Miracles, and specifically Öveges hall inside that.… Read the rest here →

Imre Varga Museum

Name: Imre Varga Museum
Category: Museums and art
Location: 1033 Budapest, Laktanya utca 7.


This museum holds in several rooms and in the garden, some works or models by this contemporary prolix sculptor. He made a large number of monumental sculptures or groups visible in all four corners of the capital or even all over Hungary.… Read the rest here →