Flanked by the Buda hills on the western bank, the Great Plains in the east and straddling a curve in the Danube River, Budapest enjoys the distinction of being one of the most beautiful cities in Hungary. This capital city, richly endowed in fine art and architecture and its surfeit of baroque, neoclassical, Eclectic and Art-Nouveau buildings, gives an interesting insight into history and culture of the country.
Home to one of Europe's largest synagogue, Budapest is the only capital city in the world where there are more than one hundred hot thermal springs. Feel the excitement of exploring dripstone (stalactite) caves in the middle of the residential districts. Take in the breathtaking views of the Danube River atop the Castle Hill, soak away the afternoon in a thermal bath, or spend an enlightening day discovering the Jewish landmarks and monuments in the city.
The famous Buda hills with their comprehensive system of trails are the city’s playgrounds and have the perfect points to enjoy the spectacular views of the scenic surroundings. Discover the medieval ruins and palaces or explore the 1200 metre long cave system constituting the Buda Castle Labyrinth in the Castle District.
The rich vibrant culture of Budapest combined with the the historical towns and beautiful countryside that lie just outside the capital, attract tourists to visit the country time and
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