Things to do in Budapest with kids


Budapest is a great city to enjoy even with small kids. In this next list, we have collected some of the best attractions, which will be enjoyed by the youngest generation as well 🙂

☀️ Budapest-Eye – Ferris-wheel in Budapest
Since March of 2017, Budapest has a huge Eye too and it operates throughout the year. Take ride on the Eye, which is located in the heart of the city, the view will amaze your whole family. With its 65m height, it is the largest Ferris-wheel in Europe, so it should be on your itinerary – no doubt.

☀️ Zugliget Chairlift
This ride will take you up to one of the most beautiful hills of Hungary – to Normafa. It takes 15 minutes to arrive, and the view is beautiful all year around. If you buy a Budapest card, you can use it in both ways free of charge.

☀️ Vajdahunyad Castle & City Park
This castle is one of the most romantic ones in Hungary, which is located in the city park of Budapest – next to the Hero’s square. The castle was built in 1896 and its fairy-tale style showcasing the architectural evolution through centuries in Hungary. There is a lake connected to the castle, which operates as a boating lake during summer and as an ice-skating rink during wintertime. The castle is home to several festivals, but you can enjoy concerts, exhibitions here too.

☀️ Tropicarium
They say: “Welcome to the shark-zoo”. It is a real wow for not just kids, but for the adults too. You can watch hundreds of colorful water fishes, little monkeys, funny alligators; you can touch and play with rays and you can see their main attraction, sharks swimming around in the 1,4 million liter aquarium. It is breath-taking.

☀️ Margaret island
It is the biggest park and island of Budapest, bounded by the two bridges – Margaret and Arpad. It is the green gem of the city, you can play with the kids in the beautiful nature, have a picnic, enjoy the musical fountain, visit the small zoo for free of charge or you can even find here water park and swimming pools.

☀️ Budapest ZOO
Zoo in the centre of the city, located next by the City Park and Vajdahunyad castle. They have all the cute, funny, huge, interesting, special and amazing animals to visit in their park, from all over the world, above and under the ground. With kids, it is a must-see place.

☀️ Puppet-Play
The largest puppet theatre of Central Europe is located on the Andrassy Avenue in Budapest, hosting a 403-seat hall. They are open every day, and playing shows, which can be enjoyed from the smallest to the oldest in the family.


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