Country : Hungary
Currency : Hungarian Forint (HUF)
Language : Hungarian
City: 1 727 495 (2012)
Metro: 2 915 426 (2014)
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
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
Vajdahunyad Castle, Budapest
This complex of buildings in different architectural styles was originally built as a mock castle for the 1896 millennium exhibition but later rebuilt as a permanent structure.
Central Market Hall, Budapest
The largest covered market in Budapest is housed in a beautiful end of the 19th century structure. The market is a popular attraction with both locals and visitors.
St. Stephen's Basilica, Budapest
Budapest's largest church was built between 1851 and 1906. Its majestic dome towers over the skyline of Pest. Inside is a shrine with Hungary's most important relic, the hand of St. Stephen.
Váci Utca, Budapest
This pedestrianized street in the heart of Budapest's downtown area is the city's most popular shopping street. The street is lined with some noteworthy buildings and embellished with several fountains.

Random Budapest Tours & Activities
New Year’s Day Danube Symphony Cimbalon Concert with Optional Danube River Dinner Cruise, Budapest
  • Average Rating:2.0/5 stars
  • Duration:
    • Concert: approx 70 minutes
    • Dinner
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Budapest Walking Tour: Buda Castle District Including Fisherman's Bastion, Budapest
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Taste Budapest Walking Tour, Budapest
  • Duration: 5 hours
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