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#1 Fisherman's Bastion (Halaszbastya) Located in the historic district of Castle Hill, Fisherman's Bastion is a neo-Gothic terrace that looks like a structure taken straight out of a fairy tale. Designed and built ... Read more » tupungato / iStock / Getty Images

#2 Danube River Dividing the city's Buda and Pest sides is the impressive Danube River. Flowing roughly 1,770 miles from west Germany through Austria, Slovakia, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania, Moldova and ... Read more » Peter Zelei Images / Getty Images

#3 Castle Hill (Varhegy) Located on the west side of the Danube River, Castle Hill is a must-see district for any Budapest visitor. Recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1987, the area ... Read more » Westend61 / Getty Images

#4 Szechenyi Chain Bridge (Szechenyi Lanchid) It's hard to miss the nearly 1,250-foot-long Széchenyi Chain Bridge. Originally built in the 1800s by English engineer William Tierney Clark, this stunning suspension bridge was mostly destroyed ... Read more » Peter_Horvath / iStock / Getty Images

#5 Heroes' Square (Hosok tere) Heroes' Square is one of Budapest's grandest landmarks. In fact, it's the largest public square in the city. Swing by this area to take a picture of the ... Read more » balti007 / iStock / Getty Images

#6 Hungarian Parliament (Orszaghaz) Completed in 1902, the Hungarian Parliament is one of Budapest's most famous landmarks. The Hungarian National Assembly still meets here, but visitors come mainly to take in the building ... Read more » vasiliki / iStock / Getty Images

#7 St. Stephen's Basilica (Svent Istvan Bazilika) One of downtown Budapest's most popular sights is St. Stephen's Basilica. Featuring two clock towers and an impressive cupola, this historical church, which was dedicated to Stephen I ... Read more » vadimgouida / iStock / Getty Images

#8 Buda Castle (Budai var) As its name implies, Castle Hill's main attraction is its medieval castle. Built in the 14th century to accommodate various kings, the structure now features Baroque and neo-Baroque details ... Read more » emicristea / iStock / Getty Images

#9 Matthias Church (Matyas-templom) The neo-Gothic Matthias Church in Castle Hill has been around for centuries and, in many ways, its history corresponds to that of Budapest itself. Built in the 13th century, Matthias ... Read more » bpperry / iStock / Getty Images

#10 Dohany Street Synagogue (Dohany utcai Zsinagoga) Also referred to as the Great Synagogue, this place of worship is the largest synagogue in Europe and the second-largest in the world (only Temple Emanu-El in New York City ... Read more » Czgur / iStock / Getty Images

#11 Thermal Baths A soak in a thermal bath is a quintessential Budapest experience. (It hasn't cultivated a reputation as the "City of Spas" for nothing.) These baths, or fürdok in Hungarian ... Read more » Dance60 / Getty Images

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#13 Hungarian State Opera House (Magyar Allami Operahaz) Central Pest's Hungarian State Opera House has been an institution in Budapest since its opening in 1884. Featuring a neo-Renaissance style, the opera house holds more than 1,200 ... Read more » klug-photo / iStock / Getty Images

#14 House of Terror Museum (Terror Haza Muzeum) Located in the Terézváros neighborhood in Pest's District VI, the House of Terror Museum is a jarring but important museum that documents the dictatorial oppression Hungary faced during its fascist and ... Read more » Adam Szuly / iStock / Getty Images

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Fisherman's Bastion picture in Budapest
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Széchenyi Chain Bridge picture in Budapest
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Buda Castle picture in Budapest
Matthias Church picture in Budapest
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House of Terror Museum picture in Budapest
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Fisherman's Bastion picture in Budapest
Danube River picture in Budapest
Castle Hill picture in Budapest
Széchenyi Chain Bridge picture in Budapest
Heroes' Square picture in Budapest
Hungarian Parliament picture in Budapest
St. Stephen's Basilica picture in Budapest
Buda Castle picture in Budapest
Matthias Church picture in Budapest
Dohány Street Synagogue picture in Budapest
Thermal Baths picture in Budapest
Gellért Hill picture in Budapest
Hungarian State Opera House Budapest picture in Budapest
House of Terror Museum picture in Budapest
Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum picture in Budapest
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Designed by Frigyes Schulek in the late 19th century, Fisherman's Bastion offers panoramic views of the Danube River, Margaret Island and the Pest side of the city. tupungato / iStock / Getty Images

The Danube River is Europe's second-longest river. It travels through Hungary, Germany and eight other countries. Peter Zelei Images / Getty Images

The Castle Hill district sits just a couple of blocks away from the Danube River's west bank. Westend61 / Getty Images

Two stone lions flank each entrance of the Széchenyi Chain Bridge. Peter_Horvath / iStock / Getty Images

Budapest's Heroes' Square was built in 1896 in honor of Hungary's 1000th anniversary. balti007 / iStock / Getty Images

The neo-Gothic Hungarian Parliament is the largest building of its kind in Hungary. vasiliki / iStock / Getty Images

Walk east through the aptly named St. Stephen's Square and you'll reach St. Stephen's Basilica, named after the king who founded Hungary in 1000. vadimgouida / iStock / Getty Images

Originally built in the 13th century as a royal palace for Béla IV, Buda Castle now houses a history museum, a library and an impressive art collection. emicristea / iStock / Getty Images

Matthias Church sits adjacent to Fisherman's Bastion in the city's Castle Hill neighborhood. bpperry / iStock / Getty Images

The Moorish Revival-style Dohány Street Synagogue is the largest synagogue in Europe. Czgur / iStock / Getty Images

Budapest's thermal baths, which are remnants of the Ottoman influence in Hungary, are heated by natural thermal springs. Dance60 / Getty Images

Gellért Hill's biggest draws are its citadel, the Liberty Statue and breathtaking city panoramas. Zsolt Hlinka / Getty Images

Even if you're not a fan of the opera, you should still make plans to stop by the Hungarian State Opera House to see its architecture.  klug-photo / iStock / Getty Images

The aptly named House of Terror Museum sits within the former State Protection Authority headquarters, where political dissidents were tortured between the 1920s and '40s. Adam Szuly / iStock / Getty Images

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