Budapest virtual tour. Would you like to visit Budapest? Budapest is a beautiful city, full of colours, delicious meals and amazing monuments. Definitely a place to visit. But if you can not travel right now, enjoy at least our virtual tour of Budapest.
1. Hungarian Zoos- Budapest, Pécs & Szeged
While zoos remain closed to visitors, their residents can still keep us entertained. Budapest, Pécs and Szeged zoos have all installed live webcams of their various animal enclosures, to show virtual visitors what’s going on inside. Of course, the animals don’t know they’re on display, so sometimes they just sleep or eat. 🙂 Three webcams are set up at Budapest Zoo, observing elephants, seals and giraffes.
2. Műcsarnok – Kunsthalle
Kunsthalle has over 60 exhibitions available online, including paintings, art installations and photographs. You can stroll down the corridors of this main gallery, looking through the different rooms. Zoom in on every artifact and enjoy the entire museum for yourself. Kunsthalle was founded in 1877 there is an exhibition of Hungarian and international contemporary artists.
The largest marine aquarium in Central Europe, a shark aquarium with a volume of 1.4 million liters of saltwater, in which 8 pieces of 2 meters sharks and several hundreds of different types of colorful fish compete in peace. 50 species of other smaller (5-40 thousand liters) aquariums and terrariums.
4. Liszt Academy of Music
The exhibition at Liszt Academy of Music comes from the Music Academy in Lisbon, and you can see a slide show that highlights exterior architecture – you can see in detail the stone atlases above the entrance of Egyptian and Assyrian elements along the roof. You can virtually stroll through the breathtaking interior. Do not forget to watch the first gala concert after the reconstruction and a short film about the famous history of the Academy.
“Hungarian Legoland”. It is a place where you can find models of various attractions of Budapest, Hungary, Austria and Germany in scale 1: 100. You can find there eg. miniatures of well-known windmills in Austria, the Hungarian Parliament, a functional train set that is told by a true train dispatcher from the control tower!
6. Hungarian National Digital Archive
With over 600,000 digital records, this is probably the largest virtual exhibition in Hungary. Explore photography, local history, postcards, fashion, architecture, archeology and much more. The Zwack Dynasty – the Herbal Liquor of Unicum Glory – features a complete exhibition with a history of factory founding, family conflicts, advertising posters, and numerous photographs. Another interesting exhibition is the renowned doctor of the 19th century Ignáz Semmelweis, after which the hospital in Budapest is named today.
7. Palace of Miracles -Csopa
Enter the world of illusions and let your eyes dazzle! Can you trust our eyes? How does our brain work? Visual illusions play a key role in this thematic room. The number of old favorites has been expanded to include new paintings, three-dimensional drawings, mirrors and dazzling shadows!
8. Museum and Library of Hungarian Agriculture
Experience the Hungarian Agricultural Museum in a virtual tour. Located in the town park of Vajdahunyadvár, the museum tells the story of one of the most important sectors of Hungarian life and history. After all, we all have to eat! – is the theme of the exhibition. Archaeological finds in the Carpathian Basin examine the history of agriculture since the Stone Age and are directed to the present day through the themes of agriculture, hunting – collection and production of tools. Even the development of pets is discussed.
9. St. Stephen’s Basilica
St. Stephen’s Cathedral (Szent István Bazilika) is located near the Parliament. It is the largest Roman Catholic temple in Budapest. It is located in the Pest part of Lipótváros, its huge monumental dome can be seen from a great distance. It is 96 meters high, reminiscent of the arrival of Hungarian tribes in the Carpathian Basin in 896. In the Basilica are preserved statues, paintings, glass paintings of prominent Hungarian artists who depicted national saints, medieval church dignitaries. In the chapel is a rare relic, embalmed right hand of the first Hungarian King Stephen, later declared saint.
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