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Budapest is the capital of Hungary and the largest and one of the most populous city in the European Union. The history of Budapest dates back to the Celts, as the city was originally a Celtic settlement. 

 The Hungarians came to this area in the 9th century.

There are several World Heritage Sites in Budapest, including the view of the Danube riverside, the Buda Castle District, Andrássy Avenue, Heroes' Square and the Millennium Underground Railway, the world's first electric and Europe's second underground railway after London.

The city's Danube bridges and spas are also important for tourism, as Budapest is the capital with the most spas in the world.

There is also the world's largest thermal water cave system, the largest synagogue in Europe (Dohány utca) and the Hungarian Parliament, the third largest parliament building in the world.

The central area of Budapest along the Danube River is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and has several notable monuments of classical architecture, including the Hungarian Parliament and the Buda Castle. The city also has around 80 geothermal springs, the largest thermal water cave system, second largest synagogue, and third largest Parliament building in the world. Budapest attracts around 12 million international tourists per year, making it a highly popular destination in Europe. 

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