The view from Fisherman's Bastion. The gorgeous National Assembly Building by day and night. Explore the alleys and streets of Pest.

The Great Market Hall and one of the more usual things on sale there. The Memorial of the Hungarian Jewish Martyrs. The cute Little Princess statue along the Danube.

The Shoes on the Danube memorial to victims of the Holocaust. The Chain Bridge, a wonder of engineering when it opened in 1849 and links Buda and Pest. Gellert Hill on the Buda side of the river, which houses the Cave Church. A statue of St Istvan outside the Cave Church. 

Grab a bite to eat and watch the world go by. The fountain at Buda Castle. The great view from Buda Castle. Budapest's easy, cheap public transport.

The amazing architecture at Parizsi Nagyaruhaz cafe. Kevin, one of our contributors, enjoying the local beer. Try a local Hungarian restaurant. Another contributor, also called Kevin (it's not a pattern, promise!), with a Trabant at Memento Park.

Old statues to communism at Memento Park.

Updated 22 May 2016