Join as we travel to Budapest, Hungary on a quest to visit as many attractions and discover as many things to do in Budapest as we possibly can. Our Budapest travel guide offers visitors a glimpse at some of the top baths in the city along with fascinating things to do along the Danube river, architectural gems worth marveling over and museums to check out. We also hit up the local food scene slurping on Goulash and catapulting into legendary Budapest nightlife by visiting ruin bars.
From the iconic Parliament Building to Castles to Baths we’ve got you covered in a destination where you get two cities for the price of one – Buda and Pest. Divided by the Danube (Duna) you’ll want to spend ample time on both sides and if you’re like a lot of our friends you’ll never actually want to leave Budapest.
Let’s explore Budapest and find out what is so alluring about the capital of Hungary.
25 Things to do in Budapest City Tour | Hungary Travel Guide:
Intro – 00:01
1) Budapest Castle Hill Funicular (Budavári Sikló) – 00:30
2) Buda Castle (Budavári Palota – Burgpalast – Budin Kalesi) – 01:02
3) Museums in Budapest (Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest History Museum, the House of Houdini) – 01:17
4) Changing of the Guard in front of the Hungarian Presidential Palace – 01:28
5) Lunch at the Castle – 01:41
6) Labyrinth of Buda Castle (Labyrintus – Dracula PANOPTIKUM) – 03:37
7) Matthias Church (Mátyás-templom) – 04:58
8) Fisherman’s Bastion Terrace (Halászbástya) – 05:15
9) Széchenyi Chain Bridge (Széchenyi lánchíd) – 05:22
10) Danube River Cruise in Budapest – 05:27
11) Széchenyi thermal bath (Széchenyi Medicinal Bath – Széchenyi-gyógyfürdő) – 05:34
12) Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyad Vára) – 07:08
13) Heroes’ Square with the Seven Chieftains of the Magyars (Hősök tere) – 07:23
14) Nightlife in Budapest at a Ruin Bar – 07:53
15) New York Café in Budapest – 09:14
16) St. Stephen’s Basilica (Szent István-Bazilika) – 11:43
17) Hungarian Parliament Building (Országház) – 13:04
18) Shoes on the Danube – 13:19
19) Eating Goulash (gulyás) and Hungarian food in Budapest – 13:31
20) Street Art in Budapest – 15:20
21) Great Central Market or Great Market Hall in Budapest (Nagyvásárcsarnok) – 15:30
22) Gellért Baths (Gellért Thermal Baths and Swimming Pool – Gellért Fürdő) – 15:43
23) Gellért Hill Cave (Gellérthegyi-Barlang) – 16:24
24) Citadella (Citadel on top of Gellért Hill in Budapest, Hungary – 16:40
25) Day trip Szentendre riverside town in Pest county from Budapest – 17:00
*Transportation – bus, trolley-bus, tram, metro & train lines* – 17:16
Outro – 17:35
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Our visit Budapest travel guide documentary covers some of the top attractions including a food guide (Goulash), top sightseeing tourist attractions and the city by day including visiting castles, churches and museums and Budapest by night. We also cover off-the-beaten-path outdoor activities you won’t find in a typical Budapest tourism brochure, Budapest itinerary or Budapest, Hungary city tour.
25 Things to do in Budapest, Hungary travel guide video transcript:
Today we’re taking you around a city we’ve been wanting to visit for a while: Budapest! With beautiful architecture and stunning vistas all around, it’s easy to see why it’s nicknamed the Pearl of the Danube, but Budapest is more than just than just good looks. This is a city with youthful vibes, vibrant street art, alternative nightlife, delicious food and so much more! In this travel guide we’re going to try and highlight just that along with the main attractions, so let’s dive right in, and let us show you a few things to do in Budapest on your next visit!
And that’s a wrap in Budapest! We hope you enjoyed this video guide and that it gave you a few ideas of things to do around the city. If you have any other suggestions of things to do in Budapest feel free to share those in the comments below.
This is part of our Travel in Hungary video series showcasing Hungarian food, Hungarian culture and Hungarian cuisine.
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