A magical city with historic architecture, ornate landmarks, and a serious food and drink scene, Budapest deserves a spot on your bucket list. Buda and Pest, districts divided by the Danube River and connected by the Chain Bridge, comprise the modern city that stands today. Between the two sides of the river, there are so many things to do in Budapest. Walk through historic buildings, hike to an unbeatable view of the city, embark on a boat ride along the River Danube, venture inside a ruin bar, and take a dip in a thermal bath. Here are 12 things to do in Budapest that will make you see why this is one of the most popular destinations in Central Europe.