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World Heritage Sites in Budapest, Hungary!

created by MyBudapest on 2012-09-13

World Heritage Sites in Budapest, Hungary!

The Hungarian Capital is your destination, if you are looking to have some really nice time enjoying very vibrant nightlife, scenic beauty, mesmeric islands, charming churches, magnificent museums, sizzling spas, etc. Often known as "Paris of the East" and "Pearl of the Danube," Budapest is one of the most beautiful and coveted destinations of the central Europe.

Churches - Budapest is home to beautiful and magnificent churches. Some of the best-known churches are Calvinist Church, Hungarian Orthodox Church, Inner City Parish Church, Lutheran Church, Matthias Church, Pest Franciscan Church, Pest Serbian church, St. Gellert Cave Chapel Church, St. Stephen's Basilica Church, and Synagogue Church.

Restaurants - You will find every type of accommodation facilities from 2 star to 7 star hotels and restaurants in Budapest. The restaurants offer you everything from Hungarian traditional foods to wine. Some of the best restaurants in Budapest are Gundel, Cafe Kor, Nancsi Neni Vendegi Je, Szep llons Vendeglo, Fatal, Amstel River Cafe, Cyrano, Pierrot Cafe, Szent Jupat, Rivalda, Arany Szarvas, Irish Cat, Lord-Major Etterem and Kacsa Vendeglo.

Art lovers will also find much to enjoy in this city full of cultural splendour. There are the Trafó House of Contemporary Arts and the Palace of Arts among other attractive options. Holders of student cards get discounted entry to both of these fantastic buildings.

Islands - Budapest is city of seven islands that can be found on the Danube River. The islands are Hajógyári sziget, Margit-sziget, Csepel sziget, Palotai-sziget, Népsziget, Háros-sziget and Molnár-sziget.

Gellert Hill - It is one of the major local attractions of the city. Gellert hill provides you the loveliest panoramic views of Budapest. The Hill was named for Bishop Gellert. The Northern slope of the hill is termed as Taban. The major attractions of the hill are the citadel and Liberation Monument. The other local attractions of the city include The Buda part, The Castle District, Obuda, The Pest part, Margaret Island, French Institute, Former White Cross Inn, Funicular, Gresham Palace, Heroes Square, The Hilton Hotel, and many more.

More Budapest World Heritage Sites added in 2002

Andrassy Avenue and its environs
Andrassy avenue and its environs are the most beautiful parts of Budapest.

The elegant mansions and villas along its sides display architectural styles from the second half of the 19th century. The avenue received its name after Count Gyula Andrassy, Hungary's prime minister between 1867-1971, who cared about Budapest and done much to develop it into a true metropolis.

Numerous important cultural and historic buildings stand along the road, like the Budapest Opera House or the Millennium Monument on its other end on Heroes' Square. Two great museums flank the squrare on its sides

- The Museum of Fine Arts-both its permanent and temporary exhibitions worth a visit

- Hall of Art (Mucsarnok)-home to Hungarian and international contemporary exhibitions.

Continental Europe's first underground line (M1 or yellow metro line) runs underneath the wide avenue, connecting the bustling downtown Budapest with the City Park behind Heroes' Square. The park is a place for entertainment and relaxation with the Amusement Park, Budapest Zoo and Botanical Gardens and the Szecheny Baths. The lake entices you to rowing in summer or ice skating in winter.

Budapest is a popular tourist destination, with millions of tourist’s visiting the city every year and this city plays host to a large number of festivals, events and conferences. If you are planning to visit Budapest, Enjoy Your Holidays in Budapest. Please visit

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