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Kerepesi Cemetery (Hungary)

Kerepesi Cemetery (Hungary)

Kerepesi Cemetery is the most famous cemetery in Budapest. It is one of the oldest cemeteries in Hungary which has been almost completely preserved as an entity.

Tropicarium Budapest (Hungary)

Tropicarium Budapest (Hungary)

Something between an aquarium and a ZOO – you can explore a tropical rainforest as well as huge tanks with sharks (including an underwater tunnel) and exotic fish. If you or your children want to know how it feels to pet a stingray, this is 

Festetics Palace (Hungary)

Festetics Palace (Hungary)

The Festetics Palace is a Baroque palace located in the town of Keszthely, Zala, Hungary. The building now houses the Helikon Palace Museum. The palace’s construction, started by Kristóf Festetics in 1745, lasted more than a century. During this time, the palace, built at first 

Museum of Applied Arts (Hungary)

Museum of Applied Arts (Hungary)

The Museum of Applied Arts is a museum in Budapest, Hungary. It is the third-oldest applied arts museum in the world.

Palace of Arts (Hungary)

Palace of Arts (Hungary)

Müpa Budapest is a building in Ferencváros, Budapest, Hungary, officially opened in March 2005. It is located near Rákóczi Bridge and was designed by Zoboky, Demeter and Partners Architectural Office. The National Theatre, which opened in 2002, is located next to it. Both Müpa Budapest 

Hungarian National Museum (Hungary)

Hungarian National Museum (Hungary)

This historical museum is the oldest of its kind in the entire country. A must-see for every history buff, it documents the history of Hungary from the prehistoric age till the modern era. The museum has a number of permanent exhibitions on display, which explain 

Szabadság Bridge (Hungary)

Szabadság Bridge (Hungary)

This pedestrian-only bridge may be the shortest in the city, but at least it is the busiest. Exactly 333 meters long, it was officially opened in 1896 by Emperor Franz Joseph himself. It even used to carry the emperor’s name. Like many other major attractions 

Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden (Hungary)

Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden (Hungary)

This ZOO with its botanical garden has a really impressive history dating back to the 19th century. It is one of the oldest zoos in the world, as well as the oldest zoopark in Hungary. Its history is not all that is impressive about it. 

House of Terror (Hungary)

House of Terror (Hungary)

This museum may not be the right place to visit for the faint of heart. It documents the grim legacy of the fascist and communist regimes, which have plundered the country in the past. It also serves as a memorial to the victims of these 

Hortobágy National Park (Hungary)

Hortobágy National Park (Hungary)

Hortobágy is an 800 km2 national park in eastern Hungary, rich with folklore and cultural history. The park, a part of the Alföld, was designated as a national park in 1973, and elected among the World Heritage sites in 1999. The Hortobágy is Hungary’s largest