Tours & Sights
Dating from the 9th century, continuously developed and modified for 11 centuries, is the subject of much national pride. A large complex of buildings originally used as the residence for Bohemian rulers, and since 1918 the official seat of the Czech President.
The oldest and most beautiful bridge in Prague and central Europe was built in 1357 and holds 30 sculptures. It is a real open-air art gallery, day and night. Simply beautiful.
The neo-gothic Parliament on the Pest side bank of the Danube is not only a highlight of the Hungarian capital, but is also one of the largest buildings in the world used as a parliament. Built between 1885-1904, the Parliament boasts beautiful interior halls, staircases and the cupola with a height of 96 meters, dating back to the founding of the Hungarian State in 896. In 2000, the Coronation Regalia were moved to the Parliament and are now exhibited here.
The bastion is located right behind the Church of Matthias in the Castle District on the Buda side. It is one of the city's biggest tourist draws and functions as an ornate viewing platform. The Fisherman's Bastion was built on the site of an old rampart that was defended by the guild of fishermen who lived nearby in Water town at the foot of the hill during the Middle Ages.
Enjoy a relaxing half day in a Spa at the marvelous Széchenyi Spa in Budapest. The springs supplying the baths have been there for almost two thousand years. The Széchenyi Thermal Bath is one of the largest spa complexes in Europe.
Heroes Square is located on the Pest side adjacent to the City Park with Vajda Hunyad Castle and the open-air Ice-Skating Rink. It is just minutes away from the famous Gundel Restaurant and the beautiful century old Zoo. On the side of the square you will find Budapest's most important art gallery - the Museum of Fine Arts. The monument was built for the 1896 Millennium celebrations, and so that's why it's called Millennium Monument.