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
Liberty Monument, Budapest
The Liberty Monument is a tall monument originally erected in 1947 in honor of Soviet soldiers. Its prominent position at the summit of Gellért Hill makes it one of the most visible landmarks in Budapest.
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.
Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest
The Museum of Fine arts is one of the most important museums in Budapest. It exhibits a large collection of art, including paintings from the old masters as well as objects from Ancient Egypt and the Antiquity.
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.

Random Budapest Tours & Activities
New Year’s Day Budapest Gala Concert with Optional Danube River Dinner Cruise, Budapest
  • Average Rating:2.0/5 stars
  • Duration:
    • Concert: approx 90 minutes
    • Dinne
    From USD
    $44.78
Budapest Culinary Walk - Sunday Edition, Budapest
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 4 hours
From USD
$90.00



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