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
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.
Chain Bridge, Budapest
This magnificent suspension bridge connects Buda with Pest across the Danube river. The 375 meter long bridge was built in 1849 after a design by William Tierney Clark.
Vörösmarty Square, Budapest
This centrally located square is named after the 19th century poet Mihály Vörösmarty, whose statue features prominently at the center of the square.
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.

Random Budapest Tours & Activities
Budapest Sightseeing Tour by Land and Water, Budapest
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes (approx.)
From USD
$38.64



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