Sightseeing in Budapest

by : Vivek Kuriyal



The sheer beauty of Budapest city is sure to overwhelm any visitor. The Danube River divides the city in two. Budapest never fails to surprise and enthrall in equal measure. Budapest retains its unique character with the hospitality just exactly the same whether it is the locals or the Budapest hotels. A Budapest tour has many tourist attractions, museums and art galleries which can be interspersed with day trips to a few small, picturesque towns.

Getting around to viewing the sights of Budapest is best done on the metro. Not only is it fast and efficient but also relatively inexpensiveComputer Technology Articles, more so if one purchases a one or three day travel card. One can make use of an interactive map to be familiar with the layout and orientation of Budapest’s main thoroughfares and individual streets so as to easily reach the places of interest.

On a sight seeing trip one can start off by going around the Belvaros (Pest Inner City). Follow this up with a longer walking trip to explore the historic sights in Buda’s Castle District. Another area to view on a sightseeing trip to the city is moving along the Pest embankment from Parliament before crossing the Margit Bridge into Buda’a Vizivaros district. One can then walk along part of the Nagykorut before finally heading towards the Varosliget (City Park).