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
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.
Memento Park, Budapest
Many of the monumental statues that were erected in Budapest during the Communist era are now on display at Memento Park. There are also some exhibits that shed light on the life in Hungary during the Cold War era.
Széchenyi Baths, Budapest
The Széchenyi Baths, a famous medicinal bath complex in Budapest's city park, is the largest of its kind in Europe. The baths are housed in a magnificent neo-Baroque building.
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
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
    From USD
    $38.29
Private Tour: Budapest City Bike Tour, Budapest
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$37.13
3 Hour Private Budapest City Tour, Budapest
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$207.68



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