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
Millennium Monument, Budapest
The Millennium Monument honors Hungary's heroes. It was created at the end of the 19th century for the thousand-year anniversary of the conquest of Hungary by Magyar tribes.
Fisherman's Bastion, Budapest
The Fisherman's Bastion, situated in the picturesque Castle District, is a romanticized version of a medieval bastion complete with beautiful turrets and ramparts.
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.
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.




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