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
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.
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.
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.

Random Budapest Tours & Activities
Danube River Lunch Cruise, Budapest
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$18.13
Budapest Half-Day Sightseeing Tour, Budapest
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$36.45
Private Transfer: Budapest to Prague, Budapest
  • Duration: Approximately 5 hours depending on pickup locatio
From USD
$125.14



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