Continue our journey to discover the wonderful city of Budapest. Large and welcoming, it offers attractions for all ages and tastes and in addition to those already illustrated in the first part of the guide you cannot miss:
- The promenade on the Danube. A fundamental stop for every tourist, it allows you to enjoy the city from a different point of view than usual, and also makes it easier to move from one part of the city to another. The advice is to follow it at sunset, when the setting sun is reflected on the water and the promenade is filled with life. Here, especially in summer, many young people gather to drink and chill. Along the promenade you can also reach the "Shoes on the Danube bank", an iconic memorial conceived by the film director Can Togay.
- ELTE Botanical Garden. For nature lovers, even in the heart of the city, Budapest is dotted with parks and botanical gardens. ELTE's, near one of the university centers, is particular and unmissable. Inside it houses numerous greenhouses and a fascinating statue surrounded by water lilies and exotic plants. An unmissable visit also for those who love to take photographs in out of the ordinary locations.
- The Szent István Basilica. A cathedral located in the center of Pest, has a neoclassical architectural style and dominates, with its grandeur, the entire square that surrounds it. Wonderful, both inside and out, it may seem like a superfluous step but it is not: if you can enter and admire its luxurious interior, you will not be disappointed by its colors and its elegance.
- The thermal baths of Budapest. In this case there is no better stage than the others, but it is certainly inevitable to visit at least one of these baths during your exploration. The thermal water has made Budapest famous and its baths are a well-known and popular tourist destination.
- Ruin bars. Here too there is no better location than the others, but in the Jewish quarter of the city it is possible to come across numerous ruin bars. These are places inspired, at least in part, by the Metelkova artists' quarter, in Slovenia, where some abandoned buildings have been revived, modernized and made creative and fascinating meeting points. The most famous is certainly the Szimpla Kert, full of trinkets and oddities, drags every visitor into a perfectly studied chaos.
- The Synagogue. Located in the heart of the Jewish quarter, the Great Synagogue has a unique and unmistakable architecture, which will capture the attention and hearts of many. Destroyed but then rebuilt after the war, it still represents a wonderful example of architecture and magnificence today.
The city of Budapest has much more to offer, all attractions and activities that will allow you to enjoy the beauty, outside but not only, of this capital. Whether you decide to focus on modern Pest, or get lost in the ancient alleys of Buda, I hope you enjoy this city as much as I did.