Country : Hungary
Currency : Hungarian Forint (HUF)
Language : Hungarian
City: 1 721 556 (2011)
Metro: 2 529 231 (2011)
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
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closeBudapest, the capital of Hungary, was formed at the end of the nineteenth century when the three cities Pest, Buda and Óbuda merged but its history goes back more than one thousand years.
The city may be known for its thermal baths but there are also plenty of other attractions such as the vast Buda Castle, the majestic Chain Bridge and the romantic Fisherman's Bastion.
Random Budapest Highlights
Gellért Hill, Budapest
Gellért Hill is named after a Christian martyr. At the top of the hill is a large 19th century citadel built by the Habsburgs. Near the citadel stands a tall monument originally built in honor of the Soviet army.
Vörösmarty Square, Budapest
This centrally located square is named after the 19th century poet Mihály Vörösmarty, whose statue features prominently at the center of the square.
Matthias Church, Budapest
Long the coronation church of Hungary, Matthias Church is one of the most important churches in Budapest. The original church was built in the 13th century. Its current appearance is the result of a 19th century restoration.
State Opera House, Budapest
The State Opera House was built between 1875 and 1884 as part of the commemoration of Hungary's millennial anniversary. It is one of the city's grandest buildings, decorated with plenty of statuary and frescoes.

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Private Tour: Budapest City Bike Tour, Budapest
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