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
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.
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.
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.
Cave Church, Budapest
In the early 20th century a natural cave in the south slope of Gellért Hill was converted into a chapel. The interior is atmospheric, with dim lighting and some peculiar decorations.

Random Budapest Tours & Activities
Budapest New Year's Eve Gala Dinner Cruise, Budapest
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 4 hours
From USD
$242.55
Budapest Parliament House Tour, Budapest
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
From USD
$28.48
Premium Transfer from Budapest to Vienna, Budapest
  • Duration: 150 to 200 mins
From USD
$138.60



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