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
Trinity Square, Budapest
Trinity Square, the historical heart of Buda, is bordered by a number of historic buildings including the Matthias Church and the Old Town Hall of Buda. At its center stands a large plague column.
Gellért Hotel and Baths, Budapest
The Gellért Hotel is the oldest luxury hotel in Budapest. It was built in 1918 in Art Nouveau style at the site of a thermal spring. The hotel is best known for its fabulously decorated baths.
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.
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
    $48.46
Private Budapest Airport Transfer in a Luxury Minivan, Budapest
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 30 minutes
From USD
$82.73
Private Gastro Tour in Budapest, Budapest
  • Duration: 4 hours
From USD
$184.38
Small-Group Budapest Art and Culture Walking Tour, Budapest
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$21.27



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