The Buda Triangle

Are you ready to head for the hills? No matter your age, you can enjoy the triple-transport triangular trip on the slopes of the Buda Hills. From Széll Kálmán tér, hop on tram No. 61 for two stops to the Cogwheel Railway (Fogaskerekű), which clicks its way up a steep grade to the Children’s Train on Széchenyi-hegy (hill).… Read the rest here →

Taking a Walk in the Buda Hills

It’s hard to believe that such a large expanse of hilly forest is right here within the capital city. There are hiking trails aplenty; every Budapest native has a favorite – do not hesitate to ask around.


On a tour to Sváb Hill (Svábhegy) you can set a new record for the use of most types of means of transport in the shortest period of time.… 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 →