A Long Weekend in Budapest - 3 Day Itinerary Story

By Agne Civilyte

Introduction

A Long Weekend in Budapest - 3 Day Itinerary Story

A weekend in Budapest is the perfect place for a relaxing break away from a chaotic city like London or... Read more

Day 1

Finding Buda in Budapest

The Buda side of Budapest is very hilly and seen as the traditional part of the city. Sometimes it is... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 1

Chain Bridge

The Chain Bridge is one of the most iconic bridges in Europe. It connects Buda and Pest and is the... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 2

Fisherman’s Bastion - Halaszbastya

Fisherman’s Bastion, also known as Halaszbastya, is one of the most popular attractions in Budapest. It offers a magnificent view... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 3

The Great Market Hall

The Market Hall in Budapest is located in a 19th century neo-Gothic building that spans over 3 floors. It is... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 4

Buda Castle

The Buda Castle is a castle and palace complex that was made for Hungarian kings. It was originally built in... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 5

Citadel (Citadella)

Citadel, or Citadella, is best known for its magnificent nighttime views as you can see Budapest's city lights from above.... Read more

Day 2

Fascinating Past of Pest

The Pest side of Budapest is less traditional and not as luxurious as the Buda side. It is, in fact,... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 1

Parliament Building

Parliament Building sits on the bank of the Danube River and is a popular tourist destination. It is built in... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 2

St. Stephen's Basilica

St. Stephen's Basilica is the main and largest Catholic church in Budapest. It was built between 1851 and 1905 and... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 3

House of Terror

The House of Terror is a museum that is dedicated to the victims of the Communist and Nazi regimes in... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 4

Heroes' Square - Hősök tere

Hősök tere, or Heroes' Square, is one of the main squares in Budapest. It pays tribute to Hungary's most important... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 5

Széchenyi Thermal Baths

I included the Széchenyi Thermal Baths in this itinerary because it is the one I visited when I was in... Read more

Day 3

Explore the Old Jewish Quarter

On your last day in Budapest, you are going to visit places that are usually overlooked by tourists. You will... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 1

Rumbach Street Synagogue

This small synagogue is located in between Belvaros (the inner city) and the Old Jewish Quarter districts on the Pest... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 2

Hungarian Jewish Museum and Archives

The Hungarian Jewish Museum and Archives is just a couple of minutes walk from the Rumbach Street Synagogue. This Museum... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 3

Dohány Street Synagogue

Dohany Street Synagogue is in the same building as the Hungarian Jewish Museum and Archives. This Synagogue is usually called... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 4

Szimpla Kert - Local Ruin Bar

Szimpla Kert is the perfect place to end your day and trip. This local pub is a ruin bar –... Read more