Where is Budapest?
Budapest, which is nestled in the heart of Hungary, is the nation's capital and home to more than 1,700,000 residents. This city, whose historical center was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the most beautiful spots in Europe. The Danube River, which carves through the city, is the unifying force among the city's two sides that comprise its name: Buda and Pest. The temperate climate, with hot summers and mild, short winters, make Budapest a top European tourist destination.
What do Budapest vacations have to offer?
City of Spas. In 1934, Budapest was nicknamed the City of Spas as a result of being the national capital with the most thermal baths and medicinal springs in the world. These thermal waters gush 118 natural springs ranging from 70 to 172 degrees Fahrenheit and exceed 18.5 million gallons daily. Budapest also features a multitude of baths where you can relax in special rooms and savor tasty mineral-rich waters.
The Danube and Its Islands. Take a leisurely stroll down the Danube and you will view seven islands along its banks. A star among these isles is Margaret Island, which showcases recreational areas, nightclubs, pools, sports facilities, and terraces that fill with Budapest's lively nightlife during the summer.
Culture, Tradition, Heritage. Budapest is famous for its cultural and historic legacies. The city takes much care in preserving its past and is a proud member of the Organization of World Heritage Cities. The capital possesses many historical, art, and cultural museums and iconic buildings and basilicas such as Parliament, the Fisherman's Bastion, the Chain Bridge, and Saint Stephen's Basilica.
Routes through Budapest. Carving through Budapest is an intricate matrix of streets, and around each corner is an area of the city worth seeing. Visitors can discover the country's historical and cultural secrets tucked away within this maze of routes.
Are you considering Iberostar Hotels & Resorts for your next trip to Budapest?
Iberostar Hotels & Resorts features a 5-star hotel in Budapest: the Iberostar Grand Budapest. The Iberostar Grand Budapest is situated in a privileged zone surrounded by significant buildings, embassies, and commercial districts. Constructed in 2011, its guestrooms are a perfect combination of modern luxury. The hotel also offers a full-service spa for maximum relaxation and business facilities for conventions, group trips, or other professional functions in Budapest.