Sightseeing in Budapest

Exploring Budapest

Visit the Heroes Square, millennium monument and gallery of the Hungarian kings: short stop, proceed via the City Park: Gundel restaurant, Zoo and Széchenyi spa, Vajdahunyad castle.

Next we are driving alongside the elegant Andrássy Avenue (part of the world heritage) passing numerous great palaces and museums. The tour continues towards the beautiful art noveau style Gresham Palace (now Fours Season hotel), Acadamy of Science on the Széchenyi Square and we are crossing the river Danube via the first stone bridge, Chain bridge to the Buda side and arriving at the medieval Castle district.

Walking tour in „the old town” to the Holy Trinity square, Mátyás church (visit), Fishermen’s bastion. Afterwards drive to the top of the Gellért hill stop at the Citadella and enjoying the panoramic view of the entire city.


Religious diversity in Budapest

Short introduction to the history of the Hungarian protestant churches, ”Lutheran island” (it fits with the first underground line on the continent) exterior view of the church, museum, and the secondary school, the Reformed church on Calvin square, interior visit.

Jewish heritage: visit the largest reformed synagogue in Central Europe „the Dohány temple”: interior of the synagogue, old cemetery, Holocaust memorial. Drive through the Jewish district, to see other synagogues, memorials, kosher shops and so called „ruined pubs”.

St. Stephens Basilica is the largest and the highest Roman Catholic Church in Budapest. We are visiting this imposing holy place including the chapel of the „holy right” holding the relic of the first Hungarian catholic king St. Stephen, the founder of the Hungarian state (1000 a.c.)