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Local Area Attractions

The beauty of Budapest is undeniable, from the Danube riverfront to the elegant historical buildings. From our centrally located hotel is an array of opportunities to explore the past and discover the present, including art museums, boutique shopping and historic landmarks such as Vorosmarty Square and Chain Bridge.
 

Hungarian National Museum

The Hungarian National Museum houses the nation’s most important collection of historical relics in the impressive neoclassical building, purpose built in 1847.

Contact: +36 1 338 2122 | Distance: 3.3 km / 9 minutes by taxi | Website

Museum Of Fine Arts – Currently Under Construction!

The Museum of Fine Arts is located in Heroes' Square, facing the Palace of Art. It houses one of the most important collections of European art from Antiquity to the present day.

Contact: +36 1 469 7100 | Distance: 3.4 km / 10 minutes by taxi | Website

Hungarian State Opera House

The Opera House is considered to be amongst the best in the world in terms of its acoustic and it is housed in one of the most beautiful Neo-Renaissance buildings in Europe. Insider Tip: you can tour the building during the day and learn about its gorgeous architecture as well as enjoy a world-class performance in the evening.

Contact: +36 1 814 7100 | Distance: 1 km / 5 minutes by taxi | Website

Trafo House Of Contemporary Arts 

A contemporary, multifunctional arts center with regular exhibits, music & experimental theater performances housed in a building that used to be the electrical transformer station for south Pest, hence the name Trafó.

Contact: +36 1 215 1600 | Distance: 3.2 km / 15 minutes by taxi | Website


Castle District 

The Unesco World Heritage Castle District is a kilometer-long limestone plateau towering above the Danube. It contains Budapest’s medieval monuments such as the Royal Palace, Budapest Historical Museum, the National Gallery, the Fishermen’ Bastion.

Contact: +36 1 458 3000 | Distance: 2.8 km / 14 minutes by taxi | Website

Chain Bridge

The Chain Bridge was the first permanent stone-bridge connecting Pest and Buda. It is known as one of the most symbolic landmarks of Budapest offering beautiful views of both sides of the city.

Distance: 700 m / 10 minutes by walking | Website

Dohány Street Synagogue

The Great Synagogue (also known as Dohány Street Synagogue) is the largest Synagogue in Europe and the second largest in the world. It is among the top visited sights in the city and also organizing tours to the Jewish district that are depart from the synagogue to discover the hidden secrets of the city

Contact: +36 1 317 2754 | Distance: 650 m / 8 minutes by walking | Website

St. Stephan Basilica

St Stephen’s Basilica of Budapest is one of the most beautiful and significant churches and touristic attractions of the country. Its historical heritage and architectural value make it one of the most favorite sites in the city. The spacious plaza in front of the cathedral is surrounded by cafes and restaurants making it a lively, central location.

Contact: +36 1 311 08 39 | Distance: 600 m / 5 minutes by walking | Website  

Heroes’ Square

Located at the end of Andrássy Avenue, Heroes’ Square is an open plaza with a 40 m high column in the middle that draws the eye. It serves as the entrance to the City Park as well it is one of the top emblematic and most photographed sights of Budapest.

Distance: 3.2 km / 15 minutes by taxi | Website

Parliament

One of Europe's oldest legislative buildings and the largest building in Hungary stretches between Chain Bridge and Margaret Bridge on the Pest bank of the Danube. It draws your attention from almost every riverside point. The Castle Hill on the opposite bank offers amazing panorama of it.

Contact: +36 1 441 4000 | Distance: 1.6 km / 7 minutes by taxi | Website

Vajdahunyad Castle 

Vajdahunyad Castle is perhaps the most eminent piece of romantic historicism in Hungary. Today the castle is home to the Museum of Agriculture and gives home to many events and festivals through the year. It provides amazing scenery to the city park lake in the summer and the ice-rink in the winter.

Contact: +36 1 422 0765 | Distance: 3.5 km / 17 minutes by taxi | Website


Andrássy Avenue 

An elegant avenue, similar to Parisian boulevards, that connects the inner city with Heroes’ Square and City Park. Andrassy Avenue is lined with cafes, restaurants and luxury shops. It also gives home to the Opera House and grandiose palaces.

Distance: 350 m / 5 minutes by walking | Website

Fashion Street

Fashion street is located in the heart of Budapest’s downtown and considered as the favorite spot for shopping among both locals and tourists. Conveniently it is located right behind The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest.

Distance: 10 m / 1 minute by walking | Website

Váci Street

Váci Street is the most renowned pedestrian shopping street of Budapest. It features a large number of restaurants and shops catering primarily to the tourist market.

Distance: 300 m / 4 minute by walking

Great Market Hall

The largest and oldest indoor market in Budapest, located at the end of the famous pedestrian shopping street, Váci Street. It is an architectural treasure trove of fresh vegetables, fruits, meat, fish and culinary delicacies.

Contact: +36 1 366 3300 | Distance: 2.2 km / 10 minutes by taxi | Website


Casinos

Budapest has four casinos with more than 133 slots and gaming machines. The closest one to the hotel is Tropicana, Las Vegas Casino located minutes away from the hotel.

Contact: +36 1 366 3300 | Distance: 450 m / 5 minutes by walking | Website

Sightseeing Danube Cruises

One of the best was to enjoy the magnificent, scenic river flowing through the city is to embark on sightseeing cruise. There are many options to choose from to admire the beauty of the Danube. It can be a relaxing daytime cruise or an evening one accompanied by dinner and dancing beneath the stars.

To arrange the best cruise for you, please contact our Concierge Team at concierge.budrz@ritzcarlton.com and we are happy to arrange it for you.

Széchenyi Thermal Bath

Széchenyi Baths (built in 1913) is the most visited and much praised attraction in the city of spas. It is one of the grandest baths in Budapest, located in the City Park and giving plenty to do in the area besides enjoying the healing waters of the spa.

Contact: +36 1 363 3210 | Distance: 3.8 km / 12 minutes by taxi | Website

Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden

It’s fun for the whole family and a must-see attraction when visiting the city with kids. It’s one of the oldest zoos in the world, and its extensive green patches, leafy groves, remarkable plants and flowers make the place a refreshing sanctuary within the bustling city.

Contact: +36 1 273 4900 | Distance: 3.5 km / 12 minutes by taxi | Website