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
New York Palace, Budapest
The New York Palace was built in the late 19th century for an American insurance company. The building is famous for its New York Café on the ground floor, which claims to be the world's most beautiful coffeehouse.
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.
National Theatre, Budapest
Budapest's new National Theatre opened in 2002 at a remote site near the Danube river. The building is a modern interpretation of the grand theatre houses of the nineteenth century.
Freedom Square, Budapest
Budapest's spacious Freedom Square is surrounded by several impressive early 20th century architectural landmarks. It is also the site of a monument to Soviet soldiers.

Random Budapest Tours & Activities
Budapest Folklore Show and Danube Dinner Cruise, Budapest
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$75.65
THE GRAND BUDAPEST WALK, Budapest
  • Duration: 8 hours
From USD
$300.30



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