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
Gellért Monument, Budapest
This monument on the namesake hill is built in 1904 in honor of the bishop Gellért, who converted Magyars to christianity but was killed here by opponents of the new religion.
Hungarian National Museum, Budapest
The Hungarian National Museum narrates the more than 1000 year long history of Hungary through the display of objects from the Árpád dynasty in the 10th century to the Communist era in the 20th century.
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.
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.

Random Budapest Tours & Activities
Budapest New Year's Eve Gala Dinner Cruise, Budapest
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 4 hours
From USD
$242.55
Private Transfer to Prague from Budapest, Budapest
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 5 hours
From USD
$176.72
Budapest Folklore Show with Night Cruise at 10pm, Budapest
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$70.46



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