budapest
Country : Hungary
Currency : Hungarian Forint (HUF)
Language : Hungarian
Population
City: 1 721 556 (2011)
Metro: 2 529 231 (2011)
Time
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
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Budapest
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
Millennium Monument, Budapest
The Millennium Monument honors Hungary's heroes. It was created at the end of the 19th century for the thousand-year anniversary of the conquest of Hungary by Magyar tribes.
Trinity Square, Budapest
Trinity Square, the historical heart of Buda, is bordered by a number of historic buildings including the Matthias Church and the Old Town Hall of Buda. At its center stands a large plague column.
Margaret Island, Budapest
Budapest's Margaret Island (Margitsziget) is a green recreational island in the middle of the Danube river close to the city center. It is a favorite destination for locals during their day off.
New York Palace, Budapest
The New York Palace was built in the late 19th century for an American insurance company. The building is famous for its New York Café on the ground floor, which claims to be the world's most beautiful coffeehouse.

Random Budapest Tours & Activities
Budapest Wine Tasting Cruise, Budapest
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 60 minutes
From USD
$18.96
Godollo Castle Day Trip from Budapest, Budapest
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 4 hours
From USD
$52.86
Budapest Railway Station Private Arrival Transfer, Budapest
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: Varies
From USD
$12.64



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