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
St. Stephen's Basilica, Budapest
Budapest's largest church was built between 1851 and 1906. Its majestic dome towers over the skyline of Pest. Inside is a shrine with Hungary's most important relic, the hand of St. Stephen.
Margaret Island, Budapest
Budapest's Margaret Island (Margitsziget) is a green recreational island in the middle of the Danube river close to the city center. It is a favorite destination for locals during their day off.
Párisi Udvar, Budapest
Párisi udvar (Parisian Court) is a magnificent shopping arcade with a marvelous glass dome. The early 20th century arcade is richly decorated with reliefs and sculptures.
Buda Castle, Budapest
The origins of the expansive Buda Castle go back to the 13th century. The imposing castle is home to two museums and is a must-see for anyone visiting Budapest.

Random Budapest Tours & Activities
Danube River Lunch Cruise, Budapest
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$22.44
Budapest Airport Private Arrival Transfer, Budapest
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 60 minutes
From USD
$16.13
Budapest Night Walking Tour and River Cruise, Budapest
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$45.44
Hungarian Folk Performance in Budapest, Budapest
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$30.85



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