Country : Hungary
Currency : Hungarian Forint (HUF)
Language : Hungarian
City: 1 721 556 (2011)
Metro: 2 529 231 (2011)
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
Freedom Bridge, Budapest
The Freedom Bridge, a beautiful iron bridge, was built at the end of the 19th century as the third permanent bridge over the Danube. It was inaugurated by Emperor Franz Joseph during the millennial festivities.
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.
Vörösmarty Square, Budapest
This centrally located square is named after the 19th century poet Mihály Vörösmarty, whose statue features prominently at the center of the square.
Freedom Square, Budapest
Budapest's spacious Freedom Square is surrounded by several impressive early 20th century architectural landmarks. It is also the site of a monument to Soviet soldiers.

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 Transfer: Budapest Airport to Hotels, Budapest
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: Varies
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