What to visit in Budapest

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Budapest is wonderful in any season, thus you can schedule your trip there in the summer for the trips with the ferry on the Danube and for the island parks such as Varosmajor, Varosliget or Vermezo; While in the winter you can enjoy the warmth of the thermal baths of Széchenyi Baths which are the biggest thermal bath from Europe also located in City Park close to Budapest center.

The House of Terror is one of the tourist attractions of Budapest that draws the most tourists to the city. It represents a historical document referring to the repression against Hungary and the suffering that Hungarians endured in the political fights between the Nazi Germany and Soviet Union.

Hungarian State Opera House can be found in the center of Pesta and it was opened to the public in 1884. It can be admired because of the style that was used in its creation. The architectural style used for this building was the neo-Renaissance and is something that tourists are really affectionate about. The Opera House of Budapest has 1200 seats and its acoustics are cherished by its spectators.

The Hungarian Parliament Building situated in Budapest it was finished in 1904 carefully following the Gothic Revival style characteristics which led to the birth of one of the most appreciated structures by tourists. The statues and paintings hosted by its walls also contributed to its success.

If you want to develop the taste of history and art of your children you can embark on a trip to one of the museums or art galleries that Budapest hosts. Museum of Fine Arts (Szépmuvészeti Múzeum) is situated next to Heroes’ Square thus making it an easy to access place by foot. Being a neoclassical building it is the perfect place to host art galleries and that is exactly why collections of international art are hosted here.

Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galéria) comes like a complementary museum to the Museum of Fine Arts which hosts international works of arts while this one hosts works of arts from the middle age till today of the Hungarian country. Since it is situated in the Buda Castle on the Castle hill, the entrance fee is around 4$ which is a small price to pay for what this place has to offer.