Andrássy út: Don’t miss this World Heritage Site
Budapest's widest road, Andrássy út, together with the Millennium Underground Railway and Hősök tere, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Did you know that this Little Underground was the continent’s first motorised, electric, underground railway? You can go back in time on these nostalgic trains and admire the elegant stations. Also visit the gem of Városliget, Hősök tere, where you can meet the iconic figures of Hungarian history up close.
Wherever you look when walking on Andrássy út, you will see sights that are sure to amaze you. Just a few examples:
- you can admire the Hungarian State Opera House, designed by the famous Hungarian architect Miklós Ybl, in Neo-RenaissanceBaroque style,
- you can pay respect to the memory of the victims of the 20th century dictatorships in the thought-provoking House of Terror Museum.
- not far from the beginning of the road stands one of the most beautiful and significant churches in the country, the imposing St. Stephen's Basilica.