The institute was founded as a result of this intention to patronize the arts and, during the last century, it became one of the most significant exhibition spaces for 20th century Hungarian visual arts.
Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art displays masterworks of modern and contemporary art. Our temporary exhibitions showcase leading artists of the international scene as well as the best-known masters of Hungarian art.
Rudas Thermal Bath Budapest is one of the most important thermal baths of Budapest. The centerpiece of the bath today, the Turkish bath, was built during the 16th century in the period of the Turkish occupation.
The Széchenyi Thermal Bath is one of the largest spa complexes in Europe. It’s also the first thermal bath of Pest. The Széchenyi Thermal Bath was built in 1913 on the basis of plans composed by Gyozo Czigler.
The construction of the Millennium Monument began on the 1000th anniversary of the Hungarian Conquest of the Carpathian Basin, in 1896, and it was completed by 1906. It is the central theme of Heroes’ Square.
In the House of Hungarian Art Nouveau you will find a great selection of the masterpieces of the Hungarian Art Nouveau movement. The museum gives you insight into the atmosphere of bourgeois life in Budapest.
The “Shoes on the Danube Embankment” monument is honors the Jewish victims that were shot into the Danube by the Arrow Cross militiamen in Budapest, 1944-1945. This is a very simple but very moving memorial.
They say that if the crown of Andrássy út is Heroes’ Square, then the Hungarian State Opera House must be its wedding ring. The Neo-Renaissance building of the State Opera House was designed by Read more...
The Széchenyi Chain Bridge is the first permanent bridge over the Danube between Buda and Pest. Built in 1849, it played a major role in the unification of Pest, Buda and Óbuda later in 1873. Its Read more...