Top Five Places To Visit In Budapest

Budapest is a wonderful European city, and one of the oldest. There are many things to see and do here, too many to include in just one place. Here are five top places to see while visiting here.

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Easter in Budapest

Sightseeing Tips for the Easter Weekend in Budapest

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Margaret Island Budapest – Margitsziget Budapest

Margaret Island is 2.5 Km long and at its broadest part there is a huge park 500 m wide. The island is one of Budapest’s most popular places for walking, bathing, amusement and sports. it is likely the once the Romans occupies the island, for remains of villas and watchtowers dating back to Roman times have been found here. during the Middle Ages the Templars of St. John built the castle-monastery in the southern part of the island. The Dominican order was also established here, in which King Bela IV’s daughter, (St.) Margaret lived and died. it was from her that the Margaret Island at one time called Rabbit Island, received its present name. The medieval buildings were destroyed during the Turkish occupation and only since the end of the 18th century has the island become a well-cared-for park. The owner of the island at that time Palatine Joseph planted here flowers, trees and plants and had summer homes built here. At the end of the 19th century deep-drilling operations brought medicinal thermal water to the surface and Margaret Island subsequently developed into an internationally-known bathing (SPA) and recreational area.

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Budapest, Hungary – The Castle District

Towering a couple hundred feet above the Danube River, the Castle District in Budapest is a special place. Surrounded by gothic churches with stain glass, a visit to the Castle District is like stepping back into the renaissance.

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Budapest Travel Guide

Budapest
Considered as the Spa City, Budapest is the capital of Hungary. it is located on the two banks of the Danube River. although it is a part of the former Eastern Bloc, it is a city that boasts of freedom that it has been a favorite tourist destination for many years. Budapest is ideally located to base yourself for further exploration of Hungary, and for Eurail travelers there train services the destinations across Europe.

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