Long way all across the Europe and we arrived in Budapest. In next 2 day we are gonna stay in capital of Hungary and after that “Hit the road Jack” to Belgrade, Serbia.
What is Budapest famous for?
Budapest is famous for its rich culture, underground caves, the mighty Danube River, and for being the Spa Capital of the World. Budapest is also known for its world-famous Ruin Bars, the drop-dead gorgeous Parliament Building, and its delectable local temptations.
What should we see in Budapest?
- Szimpla Kert. What is it? …
- Fisherman’s Bastion. What is it? …
- Jewish Quarter. What is it? …
- Szechenyi Spa Baths. What is it? …
- Great Market Hall. What is it? …
- Buda Castle. Things to do. …
- Margaret Island. What is it? …
- The Chain Bridge. What is it?
Great Market Hall
What is it? The Great Market Hall is a restored neo-Gothic tunnel where you can pick up the best local produce and handicrafts.
Why go? For the superb architecture and a total sensory overload, or to source some one-of-a-kind souvenirs and sample unfamiliar Hungarian delicacies. From pickles and fresh veg to meat, seafood and more, we’re feeling hungry just thinking about it.
What is it? A spectacular 13th-century palace that sits atop Castle Hill.
Why go? Buda Castle is a Unesco world heritage site and also contains the Hungarian National Gallery, the Castle Museum, and the National Széchenyi Library. There’s no better place to get your culture fix.
St Stephen’s Basilica
What is it? The largest church in Budapest, it can hold up to 8,500 people and is one of Hungary’s most iconic structures.
Why go? The mummified right hand of the patron saint of the church and first king of Hungary, St Stephen, is kept in a glass case to the left of the main altar. And if that doesn’t turn you on, just check out all that monumental neoclassical architecture. The Basilica’s star feature is the 96-metre-high dome, lined on the inside with ornate religious reliefs. Once you’ve had a little wander, why not take in the impressive views from the cupola?
Is Budapest expensive to visit?
Why is Budapest so amazing?
And after we had such a good time in Budapest it’s time to hit the road and go for Belgrade…
How long is the drive from Budapest to Belgrade?
The direct drive from Budapest to Belgrade is 234 mi (377 km), and should have a drive time of 3 hrs 17 mins in normal traffic.
Check part two about road to Belgrade and what you should (what we saw) in this great city of Serbia.