Explore these Attractions in Hungary
Hungarian National Gallery
The Hungarian National Gallery has Hungarian art on display that dates from the Middle Ages right through to the 20th century. The yawning journeyman (1868), by the great Mihaly Munkacsy, is among the highlights of the collection.
St. Anne's Church
St. Anne's church is built in the mid-18th century, this is one of the most beautiful Baroque churches in the city. The joined figures of St Anne and Mary decorate the centre of it façade.
The Great Synagogue
Two Moorish-style minarets, each topped by an onion-shaped dome, dominate the exterior of the largest synagogue in Europe.
The Royal Palace
This palace has a turbulent history dating back to the 13th century. Its present form, however, reflects the opulence of the 19th century. Today the palace houses some of the city's finest museums.
The Rudas Baths are the most famous of the Turkish baths, they were constructed during the 16th century. They still have an original Ottoman cupola and octagonal pool.
These baths date back to 1566, they were built by the Turks and have many authentic Ottoman features, definitely worth a visit.
Hajos Olympic Pool
This pool was designed by Alfred Hajos, who won Hungary's first Olympic gold medal for swimming in 1869, and on the walls of the swimming hall hung gold-engraved marble plaques citing Hungary's numerous Olympic champions.
Half a century ago, it was discovered that the water in a pond on this site was beneficial to health. Now a huge open-air complex of swimming pools, children's pools and a hydrotherapy and fitness centre is located here.
This spa has the warmest thermal baths in Budapest and the added attraction of the magnificent Neo-Baroque architecture, makes this place a must see. The warmth of the water is such that these baths are popular even during the winter season.