Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Budapest

Budapest is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Budapest one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Budapest is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Budapest or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Budapest. Explore the historical monuments of Budapest with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Budapest guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Budapest page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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  1. Fishermans Bastion

    #1 of 59 Historical Places in Budapest
    Fishermans Bastion

    Tags: Historical Site, Tower, Architecture

    Address: 1014 Budapest, Szentharomsag ter 5, Hungary

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Buda Bank on the Danube is prettily dotted with a construction that looks somewhat like a terrace. This place is called the Fisherman’s Bastion. This structure is built close to the Matthias...Read more

  2. Shoes On The Danube Bank

    #2 of 59 Historical Places in Budapest
    Shoes On The Danube Bank

    Tags: Historical Site, Memorial, War Memorial

    Address: Budapest, Id. Antall József rkp., 1052, Hungary

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Shoes on the Danube Bank is one of the most heart-breaking and touching memorials in Budapest. Danube as a delta is present in a lot of other cities, but in Budapest it has an even higher historic sig...Read more

  3. Buda Castle

    #3 of 59 Historical Places in Budapest
    Buda Castle

    Tags: Castle, Historical Site, Architecture , Fountain

    Address: 1014 Budapest, Szent György tér 2, Hungary

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Hungarian lords in Budapest were housed by the iconic Buda Castle. This beautiful building was built in 1265. The place initially was called Royal Palace or the Royal Castle. Constructed at the so...Read more

  4. Gellert Hill

    #4 of 59 Historical Places in Budapest
    Gellert Hill

    Tags: Garden, View Point, Walking Area, Historical Site

    Address: Gellert-hegy, Budapest, Buda, District 1

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Gellert Hill overlooks the city of Budapest. This hill is a wonderful place to spend a Sunday. If you climb to the top you will be able to see an amazing sight. The Danube in all its glory can be seen...Read more

  5. Heroes Square

    #5 of 59 Historical Places in Budapest
    Heroes Square

    Tags: Walking Area, Monument, Square

    Address: Budapest, Hungary

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Hosok Tere or Heroes’ square in Budapest is a beautiful monument that attracts a lot of tourists in Budapest. The square commemorates the arrival of the first people who formed the nation of Hun...Read more

  6. Margaret Island

    #6 of 59 Historical Places in Budapest
    Margaret Island

    Tags: Island, Ancient Ruin, Monument, Statue

    Address: Budapest, 1138 Hungary

    Timings: 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm Details

    Margaret Island is a great place to spend an entire day. The island was an important place in the middle ages when it was a religious hub. Even today you can see some of the medieval ruins in this are...Read more

  7. Vajdahunyad Castle

    #7 of 59 Historical Places in Budapest
    Vajdahunyad Castle

    Tags: Castle, Architecture

    Address: 1146 Budapest, Városliget, Vajdahunyadvár, Hungary

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Vajdahunyad Castle situated inside City Park in Budapest. Constructed for the millennium Exhibition which put Budapest on the world map, the castle was initially made of cardboard.  It was on...Read more

  8. Dohany Street Synagogue

    #8 of 59 Historical Places in Budapest
    Dohany Street Synagogue

    Tags: Architecture , Specialty Museum, Synagogue

    Address: Budapest, Dohány u. 2, 1074 Hungary

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    The Great Central Synagogue and the National Jewish Museum are both housed in the same building. Initially the Synagogue was housed here and later in 1931, the museum was added. The building is in the...Read more

  9. Statue Of Imre Nagy

    #9 of 59 Historical Places in Budapest
    Statue Of Imre Nagy

    Tags: Statue

    Address: Statue of Imre Nagy, Budapest, 1054 Hungary

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    There is politics in the air of Budapest since time immemorial. This statue of Imre Nagy is just a reminder of the influence that the government had on Hungary. In his time, Imre Nagy acted as the pri...Read more

  10. Kerepesi Cemetery

    #10 of 59 Historical Places in Budapest
    Kerepesi Cemetery

    Tags: Park, Cemetery, Sculpture

    Address: Budapest, Fiumei ut 16, 1086 Hungary

    Timings: 07:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    If you are looking for a conventional cemetery, then you are in for a surprise. This cemetery is the oldest in Budapest and has been preserved almost as a heritage site since time immemorial. It is sp...Read more

  11. Budapest Congress And World Trade Center

    #11 of 59 Historical Places in Budapest
    Budapest Congress And World Trade Center

    Tags: Heritage Building

    Address: Budapest, Jagelló út 1-3, 1123, Hungary

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Hungary has always taken its government pretty seriously. The art of politics has been practiced here since time immemorial and Budapest Congress Center is an example of this. It is the best and most ...Read more

  12. Little Princess Statue

    #12 of 59 Historical Places in Budapest
    Little Princess Statue

    Tags: Statue

    Address: Budapest, Belgrád rkp., 1051 Hungary

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Just like the Danube Promenade, the Little Princess Statue is also of utmost importance to Budapest. It is in a way the representation of the artistic Budapest. What is important about this statue is ...Read more

  13. Holy Trinity Statue

    #13 of 59 Historical Places in Budapest
    Holy Trinity Statue

    Tags: Statue

    Address: Budapest, Szentháromság u., 1014 Hungary

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Holy Trinity Column, although is a very pleasant sight to see but even then, it is a reminder of something very unfortunate that Budapest had to go through. The column was built in the memory of 6...Read more

  14. Girl With Her Dog Statue

    #14 of 59 Historical Places in Budapest
    Girl With Her Dog Statue

    Tags: Statue, Square, Sculpture

    Address: Vigado Square, Budapest, Hungary

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Located in Vigado Square, this statue is very hard to miss as it is one of the highlight of the promenade. The sculpture also shines because it is actually made up on Bronze. It is a very relatable st...Read more

  15. Paul Street Boys Monument

    #15 of 59 Historical Places in Budapest
    Paul Street Boys Monument

    Tags: Monument

    Address: Práter u. 11, Budapest1083, Hungary

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Avid readers are aware of the famous novel by Ferenc Molnar, known as Paul Street Boys which released in the year 1906. It was a very famous novel written in Hungarian outside Hungary. The story of th...Read more

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