Knight’s Tournaments in Visegrad

This medieval programme is organized all year long, and performed by the Saint George Knightly Order in the open air theatre of the Lower Castle in Visegrád, next to the Solomon Tower. Visegrad is less, then one hour drive from Budapest, and you can enjoy this fantastic show on our tour ‘Danube Bend – Day Trip […]

Museum of Music History in Buda Castle

The  small, but utterly captivating Museum of Music History (the Institute for Musicology) tells the story of music in Hungary from the 18th century to the present days in several exhibition rooms through recitals, sheet musics and original scores. This museum ilocates in a magnificent courtyard of Buda Castle, near the Fisherman’s Bastion and the Matthias […]

Dandar Bath Budapest

The architectural plan for the public bath in Dandar street Budapest was prepared by Ferenc K. Császár. The Bath was commissioned in 1930, then transformed in 1936. During World War II the Bath was o­nly slightly damaged so it could be opened as soon as 1945. Originally, the Bath operated as a sanitary bath. In […]

The fabulous Danube Bend

Danube Bend Danube Bend – listed on the tentative list on UNESCO World Heritage – is full of history and natural beauty.  Cities of the Danube Bend, as Esztergom and Visegrad, the once upon a time capitals of the medieval Hungarian Kingdom offers plenty to see, – like the Primate Church of Hungary, the castle […]

The oldest open-air bath of Budapest, Csillaghegy

Csillaghegyi Open-air Baths is the oldest open-air bath in Budapest surrounded by a beautiful park. It started operation as early as the second half of the 19th century and has been operating in its present form since 2000. It is open even in winter, under a canvas tent roof. The open-air bath is built into […]

The youngest bath of Budapest – Paskal Bath

Paskal Bath is the youngest open-air bath of Budapest. The establishment of an open-air bath at this site was made available by the well-borings to a depth of 1,735 m performed in 1965, from which water of a temperature of 70°C and with a yield of 1,000 litre/min spouted up at that time. The bath itself […]

Pünkösdfürdő Bath Budapest

Pünkösdfürdő Bath was built in 1935 by the plans of Alfred Hajós, the first Olympic champion of Hungary in the history of modern time’s Olympic Games.  No other swimmer ever won such a high fraction of all Olympic events at a single Games. In 1896 the swimming events were held in the Mediterranean Sea next to Athen, battling the elements. […]

Castle Bazaar and Royal Gardens, Budapest

The Castle Bazaar and Baroque gardens are likely to be one of the iconic sights of the capital city Budapest. The Neo-renessaince building complex  was designed by Miklós Ybl,  and it was built between 1875 and 1883. The building complex, which was built to please Elisabeth, Queen of Hungary, is a high priority monument and has […]

Changing guards in Budapest

When we think of the changing of the guards, we automatically think of London but in Budapest you experience a completely different atmosphere. In the Hungarian capital you can see the parade of changing guards at two placces: at the Sándor Palace in Buda Castle, where the residency of the Hungarian president locates, and in […]

Historical Museum of Budapest, Buda Castle

Budapest History Museum

The exhibitions in the Budapest History Museum in the Royal Palace of Buda Castle focus on the turbulent history of the 2000 years of the city now known as Budapest: what the once separate towns of Buda, Pest and Obuda were like. Much of the exhibits were lost in WWII, but you will still see […]

Military Museum Budapest

Built as an army barrack in the 1830s for the Austrian Army staying in Buda, the Military History Museum in Buda Castle displays an abundant collection of weapons, uniforms, flags and all kind of military documents and relics. . There are some cannons by the entrance along with a few cannonballs in the wall, which […]

Transport Museum, Budapest

The site of today’s museum was built in 1896 as the “Transportation Hall” for the Milleneum Exhibition. Three years later the Royal Hungarian Transport Museum was opened in the same building. Unfortunately in WWII the museum suffered serious damages, – only about one third of the exhibits were spared. The building was restored in a […]