Reviewed on 25 Mar 2020
Budapest, the capital city of Hungary, is an impressive city that boasts some of the finest architecture in Europe, with the star being the stunning Buda Castle that overlooks this busy city. The city is split into two with the areas of Buda and Pest separated by the Danube River which is the second longest in Europe. The Danube is a popular destination for tourists, and it’s here where you will find another popular destination for both tourists and locals: Margaret Island (Margitsziget).
Budapest is popular for its many spas and breaks with the Gellert Thermal Baths the most famous. This is an outdoor thermal bath that is used by Budapest locals and flocked to by tourists throughout the year. With 80 geothermal springs in Budapest, it is the perfect city for a hotel and spa break.
Budapest is also part of the Formula One calendar with the Hungaroring welcoming the glitz and the glam of F1 every year for the Hungarian Grand Prix. Other must see attractions on your visit to Budapest include Heroes Square and the ancient historic Aquincum site. For those of you looking for the perfect shopping city break, then Budapest has it all and more, with Vaci Utca packed with some of the trendiest shops, cafes, restaurants and hotels in Central Europe.