Budapest has a lot to offer. Museums and galleries, churches, palaces and historic buildings, baths and pools and ruined pubs. But above all the wonderful views of the bridges with the Danube. Transport is easy, metro, trams, busses, boats, trains or taxi. There is only one taxi company allowed in town so taking taxis is save! We enjoyed trying them all! There are a lot of great, very reasonable priced restaurants. I enjoyed learning about the local drink Palenka.

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Inside the Ultimate Panorama Central Luxury

We stayed in the Ultimate Panorama Central Luxury! What an amazing apartment inside and of course the views over the Danube. The Hungary's first Democratic Party was founded in the living room in 1989.

Rudas Thermal Baths at night

Full moon from our living room

There are a lot of fun and interesting things you can do in Budapest. Here are a view of our highlights.

Visit a Thermal Baths and Swimming Pools

We visited two bath. Reaaly really nice after a day in town

Rudas Thermal Baths - opposite the apartment and in the picture above. The thermal baths are in a column supported dome with beautiful lighting and not so many tourist

Széchenyi Spa and Swimming Pool is one of the largest spa complexes in Europe, with serveral large outdoor swimmingpools over 10 Thermal baths. Lovely achitecture but a lot of toursits as well

Enjoy the views from Buda castle 

The Buda castle is one of the best for the panarama of the Pest side of Budapest! You can walk up through the Park but you can also take a funiculaire from the roundabout of the Chain Bridge. 

Visit a Ruin Bar

We visited Szimpla Kert. I mostly was thinking what a lot of junk and wondering if the building was not falling down but it certainly is worth visiting and interesting. The picture speaks for itself

Ruin Pub Budapest

Inside the ruin pub

The Citadella upon the top of Gellért Hill with the Liberation Monument.

From the panorama terraces one can have a stunning view of the city. By a short walk one can reach the Liberation Monument. The statue was erected in 1947 after the second world war. The main figure is a woman, holding an olive branch, the symbol of peace in her hands.

We walked down through a beautiful park back to the Danube.

View from the castle

View from Citadella

Daytrip to Szentendre

We took the boat to the next village and enjoyed the scenery from the boat and took the train back. Szentendre is a beautifully restored, riverside town in Pest county, Hungary, near the capital city Budapest. It is known for its museums, galleries, and artists.

Szentendre

Wondering around the streets in Sentendre

Visiting Budapest gave us a wonderful taste of Hungary. One day we would like to return.

Marijke Wilhelmus