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
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.
Parliament House, Budapest
The Parliament House is a magnificent 19th century building situated at Pest's river bank. The neogothic building is clearly inspired by London's Houses of Parliament.
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.
Memento Park, Budapest
Many of the monumental statues that were erected in Budapest during the Communist era are now on display at Memento Park. There are also some exhibits that shed light on the life in Hungary during the Cold War era.

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
    $44.42
Coffee Houses Budapest Walking Tour, Budapest
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$41.17



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