Enjoying hours of relaxation in the public thermal baths is one of the obligated proposals in Budapest. In this sense, Hungary has an excellent health spa system with spa towns and a large spa culture among its inhabitants, who enjoy the opportunity of baths with therapeutic properties.
Budapest enables visitors to enjoy the public baths. The best known are the springs of the Hotel Gellért and Széchenyi but there are other spas in town like Csepel, Csillaghegy, Dagály, Dandár, Király, Lukács, Palatinus, Paskal, Pesterzsébet, Pünkösdfürdő, Rudas, Római and Újpest.
Delving into the beautiful Buda Castle, an attraction of the city that was declared World Heritage by UNESCO, allows the visitor to enjoy the impressive architectural ensemble where the Magyar history remains. In addition to this, it has the best panoramic view of the city and of the Chain Bridge.
In the Buda Castle the Széchenyi Library can be enjoyed and the Budapest History Museum. The ascent to the Castle of Buda, by car cable or by foot across its narrow streets is an adventure itself.
Hungary is a country proud of its customs and with a long tradition of music, both folk and opera. In Budapest it is possible to enjoy both alternatives, being for traditional dance and folklore the best scenario.
Budapest has a calendar of events and festivals with the Spring Festival at its head, in which to be interested. Hungarian groups enjoying international recognition are the Hungarian National Folklore Ensemble, the Artistic Ensemble and the Orchestra Rajkó Duna, usually performing concerts and exhibitions in Budapest.
Hungaroring Grand Prix Formula One - Mogyoród, 20 km. North of BudapestLast weekend of July
Between late July and early August, Budapest lives its particular sporting passion at the Formula One Grand Prix Hungaroring event. In the nearby Mogyoród, north of Budapest, a challenging track, dirty, and narrow awaits the participants. In contrast, sports facilities for the participants are different. The Hungaroring has a near-perfect vision, with 80% of the circuit seen by the audience.