March is the perfect month to visit Europe. As the weather gets warmer, the European capital cities come to life with street festivals, fairs and amazing flower blooms. One of the best cities to travel in Europe this month is Budapest. In our latest puzzle pack in Jigsaw Journey, you can explore in more detail what this city has to offer.
Spring is a wonderful time to visit Budapest. Thanks to the pleasant weather, you can discover some of the greatest sights of the city on foot, or you can take a relaxing bath in the outdoor thermal pools. In our latest puzzle pack in Jigsaw Journey, we captured some of Budapest’s most popular views and landmarks.
Here are 5 of the famous places you can discover in Budapest puzzle pack.
1. The Hungarian Parliament
The Hungarian Parliament is considered to be the world’s third largest parliament building, housing 691 rooms as well as an impressive 19 kilometers of corridors and stairs. The Neo-Gothic structure, inspired by the British House of Parliament, looks stunning at night, lit up on the edge of the Danube River.
2. Széchenyi Chain Bridge
One of the oldest stone bridges in Budapest, the Chain Bridge connects Buda and Pest, the western and eastern sides of the city. Before the Chain Bridge was built, a ship bridge held by flat bottomed keels made of wood was used to go across the river Danube.
The bridge is featured at night, in the Budapest puzzle pack, when the lights of the city reflect in the dark river of Danube.
3. The Fisherman’s Bastion
Overlooking the Danube, Fisherman’s Bastion is a fortress with 7 turreted lookout towers, built in the 19th-century for the Hungarian Millennium celebrations. The building is a true architectural beauty of the neo-Gothic and neo-Romanesque styles that resembles a fairytale castle. In the Budapest puzzle pack, you can admire the castle from a distance or get a closer look at its architectural details.
4. St. Stephen’s Basilica
St. Stephen’s Basilica is the largest church in Budapest and can hold up to 8,500 people. The cathedral was dedicated to St. Stephen, the founder of the Hungarian state. Originally designed in neo-classical style, the Basilica was finished in neo-renaissance style. It features a magnificent dome of 96 meters high, with beautiful interior decorations made by famous artists of the era. In the Budapest puzzle pack, you can admire both the basilica and the details of the dome.
5. Széchenyi Thermal Baths
Budapest is renowned for its warm and relaxing complex of thermal baths and spas. Széchenyi Thermal Baths is a top-rated attraction after a long day of touring the city. Two thermal springs supply more than 20 pools in the complex. The edifice is constructed in a palace-like, neo-Baroque and neo-Renaissance style.
Budapest is great and there are many more beautiful places left for you to discover in our latest puzzle pack. We hope you will enjoy it!