Budapest With Kids

7 Best Things to Do in Budapest With Kids

If you are planning a family trip in Europe, Budapest would be one of the best choices. Budapest is a very kids-friendly city. In Budapest you will find a plenty of activities for kids. And no worries, we got you covered, get ready to take notes and to include some of our top recommendations to your itinerary to make the best of your family trip in Budapest. Let’s explore Budapest with kids!

What to Do in Budapest With Kids:

#1 Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden

Budapest Zoo is one of the oldest in the world, it’s a home to more than 1000 kinds of animal species. Budapest Zoo has specialized in conservation of endangered species, they offer a educational demonstrations and animals have modern and larger habitats. In Budapest Zoo kids learn while having fun! Top attractions are the Elephant House, the Palm Tree House and the petting area.

#2 Hungarian Railway Museum

The Hungarian Railway Museum it’s a hit attraction for kids. Large collection of historic trains an interactive way of learning about the railway history will keep your kids busy. They can experience operating various rides like a steam engine and take a ride on a rail car or a horse tram.

Things to Do in Budapest With Kids

#3 Center of Scientific Wonders

The Center of Scientific Wonders is a great venue for kids to be engaged in fun learning activities like escape rooms, being a part of the experiments or trying out the 9D cinema.  Experiencing what an unborn baby perceives from the world outside is just one of the educational attractions. Kids will love it here.

#4 Tropicarium Budapest

Tropicarium Budapest is Central Europe’s largest saltwater aquarium and it’s the home to different species of fishes, sharks and alligators. The best part of Tropicarium is the glass observation tunnel where you can take a selfie with the sharks. Except aquarium you can take a walk through an artificial rain forest and see other animals like birds and squirrel monkeys.

Things to Do in Budapest With Kids

#5 City Park (Városliget)

City Park was the first public park in the world and it’s the largest park in Budapest. There is an artificial lake where you can take a boat ride in the summer and skate in winter. There are many playgrounds which will keep kids busy.

#6 Erzsébet Square

Elizabeth Square is the largest green area in Budapest city center. It features a skate park, water fountains, playground and a giant Ferris wheel. While kids are having fun in the park. parents can take a break in one of the bars and restaurant.

Things to Do in Budapest With Kids

#7 Children’s Railway

The Children’s Railway, or Gyermekvasút, was built after World War II and originally called Pioneer’s Railway. Is operated by children, aged 10-14, under the supervision of adult railway workers. It connects 7 nicest spots in Budapest from Széchenyi Hill to Hűvösvölgy.

Looking for a family hotel in Budapest? Our hotel is located in the city center which gives our guests easy access to explore Budapest with kids.

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In the center of Budapest, immediately next to the Great Market Hall on the Pest side of the city is the MEININGER Budapest Great Market Hall hotel. From here it is easy to reach many tourist attractions such as the parliament, the State Opera or the St. Stephan's Basilica.

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