Budapest is the capital of Hungary. You can fly directly to Budapest from Heathrow airport London through Wizz Air airline. Budapest’s famous Gellert hotel has thermal bath. Corinthia Hotel is also a good option for the stay. Modern tram system in used for transportation in Budapest.
One of the biggest attractions of Budapest is the Danube river, which is the second largest river in Europe. It passes through 10 countries. West side of the river touches Buda and east side has cities of Pest. Budapest emerged in 1873, when these two cities joined together.
Budapest Castle Hill Funicular train is a funicular train that travels between Chain Bridge and castle. Its track is 312 feet long, 167 feet high and it moves at an angle of approximately 32 degrees. Some temporary shops are also found outside the castle.
Budapest Statue of Liberty was made to pay respect to the martyrdoms of independence. It was made open to the public in 1947. You can see Liberty Bridge from here. Activities like circus and street magic take place at the Liberty Bridge.
The development of Fisherman’s Bastion started in 1895 and was completed in 1902. Fisherman’s Bastion is a terrace which is not affected by Gothic or Roman architectural style. It is located at that side of the river which touches Buda. Fisherman’s Bastion is located near the Matthias Church.
The Hungarian Parliament Building is also known as Parliament of Budapest. The building of the parliament house grabs attention of the tourists. It is located on the Pest side of the river Danube. Its construction is based on Gothic Revival architecture and was completed in 1902.
Chain Bridge is the first bridge to be made on River Danube between Buda and Pest. Its development started in 1840. The statues of two lions have been recognised as it’s landmark. Tourists take a tour of the river in cruise ships.
In the evening, people enjoy tour in the evening cruise which moves in Danube River. It gives a mesmerizing view of the city all lit up. The cruise goes under the Chain Bridge. Sparkling lights of the parliament house grabs special attention of the travellers.