budapest
Country : Hungary
Currency : Hungarian Forint (HUF)
Language : Hungarian
Population
City: 1 727 495 (2012)
Metro: 2 915 426 (2014)
Time
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
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
Kerepesi Cemetery, Budapest
Kerepesi Cemetery is the last resting place for many of Hungary's greatest figures. It is one of Europe's most magnificent cemeteries, strewn with monumental mausoleums and tombs decorated with fine memorial sculptures.
National Theatre, Budapest
Budapest's new National Theatre opened in 2002 at a remote site near the Danube river. The building is a modern interpretation of the grand theatre houses of the nineteenth century.
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.
Párisi Udvar, Budapest
Párisi udvar (Parisian Court) is a magnificent shopping arcade with a marvelous glass dome. The early 20th century arcade is richly decorated with reliefs and sculptures.

Random Budapest Tours & Activities
Budapest New Year's Eve Gala Dinner Cruise, Budapest
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 4 hours
From USD
$242.55
BUDAPEST: KICKSTART YOUR TRIP, Budapest
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$52.66
Budapest Sightseeing Cruise with Complimentary Coffee and Transfer, Budapest
  • Average Rating:3.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
From USD
$16.75



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