A number of travellers question the significance of going to Budapest. But, Budapest is in fact one of Europe’s many inspiring capitals with an exciting range of things to do. As well as inexpensive drink and delicious food, you can enjoy the incredibly rich architecture the city has to offer on your Birthday. So pack your European health insurance card and grab your dancing shoes and get ready to explore the top 5 birthday destinations in Budapest:
If you’re lucky enough to be heading to Budapest to celebrate your birthday, we suggest taking a tour in the historical Buda Castle. Not only are the magnificent courtyards open both day and night, but you can enjoy some of the best festivals Budapest has to offer here such as the Budapest Wine Festival or mind-blowing fireworks show. Soak up the exquisite view from Buda Castle overlooking the crooked streets over the shape of the hill.
Széchenyi Thermal Bath
For ultimate birthday relaxation, why not visit one of the most popular and biggest of all the thermal baths in Budapest? From whirlpools, water jets and the underwater aqua massage you are sure to have an unforgettable experience with a glass of cold beer or wine. The Széchenyi bath is open 365 days a year, including national holidays, so no matter what month you were born in, you can experience this breathtaking destination. Take a long weekend break, and you could enjoy three days exploring the amazing sights and activities Budapest has to offer too!
The Gelarto Rosa is another fantastic attraction in Budapest – and perfect for hungover morning birthday celebrations!
This ice cream shop comes with a twist, though. Instead of the standard scoop, this ice cream is served in the form of a rose. Don’t forget to ask for melted Nutella inside the cone either! And if it’s not ice cream you’re after? You can choose from a selection of fine macarons and Instagrammable cupcakes. It’s so perfect you won’t want to eat it – well, not until you get the perfect shot!
Great Market Hall
To remember your birthday in Budapest for a lifetime, visit the Great Market Hall. Here you can find a selection of great souvenirs to remind you of your special time away, as well as the opportunity to pick up a huge range of Hungarian arts and crafts. It’s open Monday to Saturday, but is closed on Sunday so be sure to plan your visit in advance for the best shopping experience!
Sightseeing Evening Cruise
To make the most of your birthday evening, why not go on a Budapest sightseeing evening cruise. You can enjoy incredible views from the water while indulging in the most delicious food and sipping fine wine. From the classic Dinner Cruise, 10pm Cruise featuring live music, the 8pm Beer Cruise, Night Cruise and Guide or 11pm Boat Party if you want to dance the night away amongst fellow party-goers, you can choose what best suits you to celebrate your birthday overseas.
Source: Daily News Hungary