Whether you are on a visit or reside in the Hungarian capital, our best advice when exploring the city is to look up. This way, you can marvel at the gorgeous buildings from a different perspective, spotting and appreciating all the little details. For instance, have you ever looked up when entering a courtyard? Let us show you why you should.

When it comes to architecture, you can easily stumble upon true gems in Budapest. All you need to do is pay attention when walking the streets or entering a building. For instance, if you look up in the courtyard of 5-7 Szűz utca, you can spot a butterfly, but you should not miss the exciting geometrical shapes of the Palatinus houses in Újlipótváros either. To give you a head start, we have piled up our favourite views starring houses from below.