Profident Dental Center is located in the heart of the city
The capital is the political, cultural, commercial, industrial and transportation center of Hungary-hiding lots of adventures for the tourists. The population of Budapest is approximately 1.774 million-with this figure our capital is the 9th biggest among the capitals of the EU. The Hungarian capital is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, where the bank of the Danube, Castle District, Andrássy Avenue, Heroes Square and the Millennium Underground Railway (which is the second oldest metro line in the world) are all part of the World Heritage. The city has almost 80 geothermal springs and the world's biggest thermal water cave system can also be found in Budapest. Here is the world's second largest synagogue and the third biggest parliament. Our capital attracts approximately 4.4 million tourists yearly, which lifts Budapest to be the 25th most popular city in the world and to be the 6th in Europe, according to the Euromonitor research.
In Hungarian (Halászbástya) is a balcony at the Buda side of the Danube built in neo-gothic and neo-renesssaince style. There is a wonderful view to the Danube, to Margaret Island, to the eastern side of Pest and to Gellért Hill opening from the terrace and from the towers.
Matthias Church ( in Hungarian; Mátyás Templom) is a Roman style catholic church opposite Fishermen’s Bastion. In the middle ages it was the second biggest church in Buda and the seventh biggest in the Hungarian Kingdom.
Budapest Castle Hill Funicular
The Castle Hill Funicular (in Hungarian: Budavári sikló) is a railway in Budapest that has its down final station at Clark Ádám Square at the Buda side of Chain Bridge and its upper final station is at the Castle of Buda. The line was opened in 02.03.1870. which sadly was destroyed in the Second World War. The reconstruction happened only much later and the line was reopened in 1986 04 June-since when it has been a high tourist attraction.
St. Stephen's Basilica
St. Stephen's Basilica ( in Hungarian Szent István Bazilika) is a catholic cathedral built in Roman style which was named after the first Hungarian king, István (975-1038). It is a curiosity that the right hand of King István is kept at the cathedral as a saint relic in the Right Hand Chapel. Before 1920 St. Stephen Cathedral was the 6th biggest church in Hungary.
The Hungarian Parliament
The Hungarian Parliament (in Hungarian: Országház) that we call in Hungarian the house of the nation is located at the Pest side of the river Danube. The Parliament is one of the most famous symbol of the country and also is a popular tourist attraction. In 1873 Budapest was united from three smaller cities and on the 7th anniversary of the union was the Parliament built as a sign of national sovereignty.
Margaret Island (in Hungarian: Margit-sziget) is a 2.5 km long and 500 meter wide island within Budapest in the middle of the Danube. On the island we can find picturesque parks, a Japanese garden, chiming fountain, pools inside a huge lido, rose garden and some hotels as well. Consequently besides tourists, lots of local people also happily spend their free time on the island.
Andrássy Avenue (in Hungarian: Andrássy út) has been one of the biggest and nicest boulvards of Budapest since 1872. It runs from Elisabeth Square-that is right beside Deák Square) to the City Park. On both Sidney of Andrássy we can find several neo-reneissamce villas-many of which function today as embassies-and beautiful civilian mansions, that is why in 2002 Andrássy Avenue became part of the World Heritage. The upper part of the avenue between Elisabeth Square and Oktogon is one of the most famous shopping streets of Budapest with lots of luxurious boutiques, coffee-shops and theaters.
Budapest - the City of Spas
Uniquey in the world there are 123 springs carrying 70 million liters of 21-78 Celsius degrees thermal water every day, from which the spas of Budapest also gain their water and with which we can proudly call Budapest the City of Spas. The biggest spa of Europe can also be found in Budapest, that is the Széchenyi Bath.
Budapest Card is a city card with the purchase of which certain touristic services are free or can be used with a bargain. Budapest Card can ensure such an experience through which the visitors can get to know Budapest, its hidden treasures, its buzzing cultural life s that they can return home full of experiences and with precious memories. The Card is available in 24, 48 and 72 hours version. With the Budapest Card the public transportation is absolutely free. Entrance to most of the museums are fully free or is available with 10-50% discount. Certain spas can be entered with 10-30% discount as well. For further information please visit www.budapest-card.com website.