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
Vigadó, Budapest
The Vigadó is a magnificent concert hall situated along the Danube promenade. The concert hall was built in the mid 19th century in the Romanticism style.
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.
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.
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 Airport Private Arrival Transfer, Budapest
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 60 minutes
From USD
$14.97
Small-Group Budapest Art and Culture Walking Tour, Budapest
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$23.43



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