Budapest Itinerary 6 Days

Attractions to Visit in Budapest in 6 Days

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6 Days in Budapest Vacation Guide

The capital of Hungary, Budapest is the tenth most populous city in Europe. Known for its medieval architectures, Budapest is a real heaven for explorers. Home to the 19th-century Chain Bridge, majestic Castle Hill, Matthias Church, and Fisherman’s Bastion, the city of Budapest offers a visual treat to the tourists. If you are willing to soak in the lively atmosphere of this city, spend 6 days in Budapest. This Budapest itinerary of 6 days will help you get into the soul of the city.

What to see in Budapest in 6 days?

Day 1 and 2 In Budapest

Budapest’s medieval atmosphere is what people come here for. Therefore. It would be a good idea if you begin exploring the Hungarian Capital by visiting the Buda Castle. This historical palace complex had been home to many Hungarian rulers. Spend the morning hanging around the fountains, gardens, and statues of this castle. Take a tour of the Hungarian National Gallery that will make you familiar with the history of Hungary. Your next stop can be Budapest History Museum where you will know the Hungarian heritage closely. At evening, spend some time near the Danube River, go for a boat ride and watch the setting sun.

Start afresh the next morning by visiting other popular attractions in the area. You can start off with the Roman Catholic Church of Budapest called Matthias Church. Named after King Matthias, this church is known for its beautiful interiors. It also houses an art museum. Right in front of the church, there is Fisherman’s Bastion. Located on the Castle Hill, this beautiful terrace is a blend of neo-Gothic and Romanesque styles of architecture. Head to Hospital in the Rock that will give you some facts about the World War II. The Museum of Military History located nearby will also be a worth -visiting. Spend a relaxing time at Millenáris at evening.

Day 3 and 4 In Budapest

Your 6 days/ 5 nights in Budapest are incomplete if you haven’t seen the Hungarian Parliament Building. A popular landmark of Budapest, this building represents a mixture of Gothic and Renaissance structure. The Danube River that flows in front of the building makes it even more spectacular. Close to this building is the Ethnographic Museum where you will understand the life in Hungary quite well. The monument of Shoes on the Danube Bank by Gyula Pauer should not be missed. Stop at St. Stephen's Basilica and the stunning museum of Miniversum Budapest and finally go to the Chain Bridge at night. Watching this 19th-century suspension bridge illuminated at night is the best thing to capture.

Enjoy a serene walk on the Danube Promenade next morning. The scenic walk will let you gaze at some of the picturesque architectures located by the river. The historical buildings of Dohány Street Synagogue and Hungarian Jewish Museum can be your next stop. Know more about the art, history, and architecture of Hungary at Hungary National Museum. Shop at Great Market Hall and an evening walks through the Váci Street and taste the best of Hungarian cuisine at the world-famous restaurants here.

Day 5 and 6 In Budapest

Enjoy a ride over Liberty Bridge. You can make your day 5 in Budapest can be a little relaxing by experiencing a thermal spa at Gellért Baths. Located in Hotel Gellert, this thermal bath is the best way to forget all your weariness. Next, you can head to the Gellert Hill and explore the attractions perched on it. This includes the famous monument of Liberty Statue and the fortress of Citadella. From here, move ahead to the open-air museum of Memento Park and explore the marine life by walking through the tunnel of Tropicarium-Oceanarium.

As your 6 days trip to Budapest comes to an end, spend some time at the City Park of Budapest. This area houses some beautiful and historical attractions like Vajdahunyad Castle, Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden, Museum of Fine Arts, Hall of Art, and Széchenyi thermal bath.

The city of Budapest has so much to offer in 6 days that you will never feel bored. The medieval grandeur of the city will enchant you forever.

Tours and Activities in Budapest for 6 days

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Best Hotels in Budapest for 6 Day Trip

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With Less Days in Hand

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With More Days in Hand

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