A. Strengths and Weaknesses of Budapest
Modern Budapest is the result of a historic amalgamation of the separate cities of Buda and Pest (as well as the smaller and more distant Óbuda).
The Hungarian Capital is known as the city of spas offering an astounding array of baths.
As for the sights, especially worth visiting are the Hungarian Parliament (also very impressing from inside) and the National Opera House.
The famous New York Café (Hungarian: New York Kávéház) inside the Boscolo Budapest Hotel is often regarded as the most beautiful cafe in the world.
Packed with elegant architecture and magnificent monuments Budapest is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, scoring very solid throughout all categories.
Budapest in one of those rare cities with no real flaw, but the city is also not scoring very high (more than 7.5) in any category.
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B. Best things to do in Budapest (Detailed List with Photos and Information)
These sights and attractions contribute to a sights score of 6.80/10.
HUNGARIAN PARLIAMENT 8
Completed in 1904 and still the tallest and largest building in Budapest the Hungarian Parliament Building features a striking neo-Gothic exterior and an extravagant interior.
Highlights include the elaborate staircase, the Assembly hall of the House of Magnates and the spectacular central hall with its marvellous vast cupola and the Holy Crown of Hungary.
National Opera House 7
Opened in 1884, this neo-Renaissance opera house is one of the most beautiful in Europe — inside and out.
Take a tour of the opulent interior to marvel at the white marble main stairway, the remarkable foyer, the royal staircase as well as the main hall with a beautiful fresco and a bronze chandelier weighing 3050 kg.