What to do in Budapest in 3 days
Travel | Europe | 06/08/17
Over 1,000 years of history awaits you in Budapest, the exciting capital of Hungary. A visit to this city rich in cultural history is a great experience, but it’s worthwhile preparing your trip before you go to make the best of this fantastic city. Roomlala has lined up a 3 day itinerary which will help you to get the most out of your trip to Budapest. We’ve also got a few suggestions for finding somewhere to stay.
Day 1: Discover the castle
Buda Castle Hill is an absolute must-see to learn about the history of the city; it was built by the first settlers in what was then Buda, now Budapest. You will love a visit to the magnificent castle, as well as Matthias Church and Fishermen’s Bastion. The views from the summit overlooking the Danube are superb, providing an unparalleled view of the entire city. Take a stroll around along Úri utca and Kapisztrán Square to get a feel for the old city.
Day 2: Sightseeing and relaxation
The other symbol of Budapest is the Parliament, located on the banks of the Danube. You will be gripped by the stunning architecture on display. There are tours available several days a week in 8 languages – these must be booked in advance due to limited places. You can also check out the Great Market Hall for an amazing experience, before heading to the mythical baths of Budapest. Nearby you can also see Vajdahunyad Castle, which will transport you to a fairy tale world. Take a break after all this sightseeing and sample some of the famous goulash in one of the many restaurants in the city centre.
Day 3: Shopping and a stroll
To round off your stay in Budapest, take a long walk along the banks of the Danube. The many bridges which cross the river are magnificent. You should also take the opportunity to visit some of the city’s shopping districts, such as Váci utca, the main pedestrian shopping street of the Hungarian capital. Find out what delights are awaiting you!
Finding the perfect place to stay in Budapest
Budapest is a city with a very low prices, which means that it is a very popular destination for students! Spare rooms in Budapest can offer a lower price coupled with the fun of living with a local, while B&B style accommodation and holiday rentals can offer a more independent, exciting opportunity.
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