Budapest Photos

(Budapest, Hungary)

Picture of the Budapest Chain Bridge
The River Danube plays an important part in the cityscape and is crossed by a series of bridges, separating the Buda and Pest regions. Particularly famous is the Széchenyi Chain Bridge, which dates from the middle of the 19th century.

Photo of the Citadel in Budapest
The city's Citadella (Citadel) was completed in 1854 and today simply operates as a tourist attraction, boasting exceptional views of the cityscape.

Photograph showing cruise boats in Budapest, on the River Danube
River cruises along the River Danube provide an enjoyable and easy way to sightsee in the very heart of the city, passing countless landmarks along the way.

Picture of Budapest restaurant tables in the summer
During the summer months, restaurants and cafes often take advantage of the fine weather and move their tables outside.

Image showing Budapest's Heroes Square
Heroes' Square (Hosok Tere) is one of the city's most prominent public squares and is located to one side of Andrássy Avenue, alongside the City Park.

Further view of Budapest's Heroes Square
The Millennium Monument is a particular highlight at the Heroes' Square and this huge stone cenotaph is dedicated to those who gave their lives in order for Hungary to gain its independence.

Picture of the National Theatre in Budapest
The National Theatre is an especially striking and quirky landmark, since from one angle, the building resembles a floating ship. Inside, you will find a large auditorium with a circular ground plan.

Budapest picture of the Saint Stephen's Basilica
St. Stephen's Basilica is amongst the city's most famous buildings and features a dramatic Neoclassical exterior, with both lifts and stairs providing access to its central dome.

Image of the Budapest Keleti Palyaudvar train station
The Budapest Keleti Pályaudvar (Eastern) train station is an especially ornate building and is sited on Baross Square, within the 8th district (Józsefváros).

Budapest city view
One of the most striking buildings on the Pest banks of the River Danube, the Hungarian Parliament Building serves as the seat of the National Assembly of Hungary.

Budapest Hungarian Parliament Building photograph
The Hungarian Parliament Building is located on the Kossuth Lajos Square and is actually the largest building in the whole of Hungary, as well as being Europe's second-biggest parliament building.

Image of the Royal Palace (Buda Castle) in Budapest
The Royal Palace (Buda Castle) has been the residence of many Hungarian kings since it was first completed in 1265. Today, the oldest part of the castle dates from the 14th century.

Further photo of the Royal Palace (Buda Castle)
Standing alongside the Castle District of Buda, the Royal Palace (Buda Castle) is home to numerous leading attractions, including the city's History Museum and the stunning Matthias Fountain.