The botanical garden is part of the ELTE university and has been operating since 1847. Since then, they’ve become a favourite place for locals to explore. With their unbeatable collection of cacti, tropical greenhouse plants and even an Australian garden which was opened in 2010. The garden is famous for its role in Ferenc Molnár’s celebrated national novel The Paul Street Boys. Visit the greenhouses and the cactus house. Sit around the japanese garden. Listen to the bird song and literally smell the roses. There are a vast selection of plants in this garden and it is one of the freshest smelling spaces in the city. The entrance price is minimal (1,200 ft / 600 with student card) leaving you some extra cash to pick something up from the attached flower shop on the way out.