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Insider's Guide to Cool Places in Budapest ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ


Curated guide for restaurants and bars to see in Budapest

โ€œWith a unique youthful atmosphere, world-class classical music scene, a pulsating nightlife, and an exceptional offer of natural thermal baths, Budapest is one of Europe's most delightful and enjoyable cities.โ€

Budapest view

Curated places to see

Margaret Island โ€” Calm getaway within the city with jogging tracks and pop-up bars in the summer
Citadella โ€” UNESCO World Heritage Fortress filled with statues and a panoramic city view
Hungarian Parliament Building โ€” Notable landmark of Budapest with Gothic revival architecture
Shoes on the Danube Bank โ€” Unique memorial to the victims of WWII by fascist militiamen
Szรฉchenyi Chain Bride โ€” Historic stone suspension bridge from 1800s regarded as an engineering wonder
Fishermanโ€™s Bastion โ€” Turreted castle-like structure with a large terrace offering a viewing platform to the city
Szรฉchenyi Thermal Bath โ€” Beautiful building with public pools and a large choice of baths and saunas
Rudas Baths โ€” Historic Turkish bath offering a rooftop jacuzzi, warm/hot/cold pools and sauna/steam rooms
Budapest Flipper Museum โ€” An entire museum dedicated to mainly pinball and arcade games set in a dungeon
Aquincum Museum โ€” Large excavated Roman town with many sculptural remains, buildings and a museum
Celeritas Shooting Club โ€” Shooting range offering a selection of guns and a great experience suitable for first timers

Bars, Nightlife and Parties!

Gozsdu Udvar โ€” Local courtyard featuring a range of bars, restaurants and street stores 
High Note Sky Bar โ€” Upscale laid-back spot with light background music and views over the city at night
Intermezzo Roof Terrace โ€” Restaurant and bar serving creative dishes and cocktails with a view
Trombitรกs Sรถrรถzo โ€” Hungarian pub serving goulash
Instant โ€” Huge nightclub converted from old houses
Blaha Sรถrรถzo โ€” Local Hungarian bar offering great prices for the beer
Szimpla Kert โ€” Series of vintage bars located in the ruins of Budapest with great atmosphere