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
Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest
The Hungarian National Gallery is a museum devoted to Hungarian art from the Middle Ages to the present day. The museum is housed in the royal palace of the Buda Castle.
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.
Matthias Church, Budapest
Long the coronation church of Hungary, Matthias Church is one of the most important churches in Budapest. The original church was built in the 13th century. Its current appearance is the result of a 19th century restoration.
Danube Promenade, Budapest
Duna-Korzó or Danube Promenade is a popular esplanade along the embankment of the Danube in Pest. Some of the most notable sights in the area include the Vigadó concert hall and the Little Princess statue.

Random Budapest Tours & Activities
Godollo Castle Day Trip from Budapest, Budapest
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 4 hours
From USD
$62.96
Budapest Cocktail and Beer Cruise, Budapest
  • Duration: Approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes
From USD
$27.37
Budapest Bike Tour, Budapest
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: Day Tour: 3.5 hours, Night Tour: 3 hours
From USD
$28.74
Szentendre Half Day Sightseeing Trip from Budapest, Budapest
  • Average Rating:3.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$62.96



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