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
Matthias Church, Budapest
Long the coronation church of Hungary, Matthias Church is one of the most important churches in Budapest. The original church was built in the 13th century. Its current appearance is the result of a 19th century restoration.
Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest
The Hungarian National Gallery is a museum devoted to Hungarian art from the Middle Ages to the present day. The museum is housed in the royal palace of the Buda Castle.
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.
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.

Random Budapest Tours & Activities
Budapest Railway Station Private Departure Transfer, Budapest
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: Varies
From USD
$12.54
Big Bus Budapest Hop-On Hop-Off Tour, Budapest
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: Varies
From USD
$28.50



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