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.
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.
Vajdahunyad Castle, Budapest
This complex of buildings in different architectural styles was originally built as a mock castle for the 1896 millennium exhibition but later rebuilt as a permanent structure.
Parliament House, Budapest
The Parliament House is a magnificent 19th century building situated at Pest's river bank. The neogothic building is clearly inspired by London's Houses of Parliament.

Random Budapest Tours & Activities
Budapest Art Nouveau Walking Tour with Historian Guide, Budapest
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$65.00
Night Tour Budapest via MonsteRoller, Budapest
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 to 120 minutes
From USD
$51.25



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