When Hungary was part of the Roman Empire its capital was Aquincum. The excavated ruins date back to the second century and it is open for visitors. Remains of an amphitheater, mosaic floors, tombstones, statues and a reconstructed water-organ are the main attractions of the outdoor Aquincum Museum.
Address: 1031 Budapest Szentendrei road 135.
Distance to the hotel: 3 km
Estimated time: 5 min by car, 12 min by public transport (Suburban train HÉV from Szentlélek tér to Aquincum)
It is an old baroque building that used to be the residence of the Zichy family. Today the mansion gives home to Vasarely Museum, Kassák Museum and the local history museum of Óbuda.
Address: 1033 Budapest Fő square 1.
Distance to the hotel: 459 m
Estimated time: 5 min by walk
The capital’s most highly valued park is a green oasis on the two kilometer long Margaret Island. The island is situated between Margaret Bridge and Árpád Bridge surrounded by the Danube. The island is full of trees more than hundreds of years old. There is a Wildlife Park that is quite popular among children while Hajós Alfréd Sport Swimming Pool hosts the major sport events in Hungary. During summer time you can visit the Palatinus Outdoor Pool as well.
Distance to the hotel: 1km
Estimated time: 20 min by walk, 3 min by car
Kiscelli Castle Museum
In this Baroque Trinitarian monastery there is a permanent exhibition with Hungarian works from the 19th century. Downstairs you can find an exhibition of Hungarian printing houses from the 18th and 19th century including an antique printing press. Contemporary 20th century Hungarian art is also represented in the museum.
Address: 1037 Budapest Kiscelli street 108.
Distance to the hotel: 1,7 km
Estimated time: 25 min by walk, 5 min by car, 20 min by public transport (Tram 1 from Szentlélek tér to Bécsi út changing Tram 17 till Szent Margit Kórház)
Lukács Thermal Bath
Budapest is often called the city of spas because visitors can choose from a wide range of local thermal baths in the city center. The Lukács Thermal Bath dates back to the 12th century when monastery baths were built in this area. Later a drinking cure hall and then a daytime hospital was established. In 1999 most of the spa was renovated and modernised.
Address: 1023 Budapest Frankel Leó street 25-29.
Distance to the hotel: 2,6 km
Estimated time: 35 min by walk, 5 min by car, 10 min by public transport (Suburban train HÉV from Szentlélek tér to Margit-híd)