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
City Park, Budapest
Városliget, Budapest's City Park, offers all sorts of attractions including a historic amusement park, a zoo, a castle and one of Europe's greatest spa complexes.
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.
Hungarian National Museum, Budapest
The Hungarian National Museum narrates the more than 1000 year long history of Hungary through the display of objects from the Árpád dynasty in the 10th century to the Communist era in the 20th century.
Heroes' Square, Budapest
Heroes' Square was created at the end of the 19th century to commemorate the 1000th anniversary of the Magyar conquest. The square is bordered by the Museum of Fine Arts and the Palace of Art, an exhibition hall.

Random Budapest Tours & Activities
Budapest Transfer: Hotels to Keleti Railway Station, Budapest
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: Varies
From USD
$20.33
Budapest Cooking Class and Food Market Tour, Budapest
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 4 hours
From USD
$110.66



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