Main streets & squares Pest


Pest, on the left bank of the Danube, also has many historic districts, resorts and famous sights. There are nine bridges spanning the Danube, the oldest being the Széchenyi Chain Bridge built in 1849.

Pest is as flat as a palacsinta (pancake), spread over a number of districts, taking in two-thirds of the city.… Read the rest here →

The best day trips outside Budapest

Discover the beauty beyond Budapest with enchanting day trips that offer everything from serene Danube cruises to the lush vineyards of Etyek and the historical grandeur of towns like Gödöllő and Szentendre. Whether you’re exploring majestic castles, delving into the rich cultural heritage, or simply enjoying the breathtaking landscapes, these excursions promise unforgettable adventures just a stone’s throw from Hungary’s capital.… Read the rest here →

The Best Photographic Viewpoints in Budapest


If you want to start at the highest point, you will have to go to János-Hegy (John Hill) where the tower is 529m (1,736 ft) high. On a clear day, you might just see the Tátra Mountains. The best way to get there is the chairlift.… Read the rest here →