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Budapest Visitors Guide

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Best of Budapest

3 days in Budapest
3 days in Budapest

Budapest in three days. Make sure to walk the streets of Buda and Pest.

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Family-friendly Budapest

Budapest for young kids
Budapest for young kids

Parents will enjoy Budapest's child-friendly destinations as much as their children.

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Budapest on a budget

Budapest for free
Budapest for free

Who said you need to spend any forints while in Budapest?

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Insiders' Budapest

Budapest off the beaten path
Budapest off the beaten path

A pub, a restaurant, a market, a park and an opera -- one of these surely will catch your interest.

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Getaways from Budapest

Daytrips from Budapest
Daytrips from Budapest

Choose between sightseeing in other Hungarian towns, enjoying wine in the Hungarian wine region, relaxing at the "Hungarian Sea" or hopping across the border to Slovakia's capital.

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Budapest: A Walk into the Past
Budapest: A Walk into the Past

At one time Buda and Pest were two different cities. Buda has a much longer history than Pest but both have great bragging rights even though they have been ravaged many times. Buda, Óbuda and Pest...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Responsible Design and Fashion in Budapest
Responsible Design and Fashion in Budapest

Would you like to get to know Budapest better and buy cool, interesting and unique gifts at the same time? Are you interested in eco-design and the creative Hungarian mind?

This route takes you along...

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A Walk on Budapest's Andrássy Boulevard
A Walk on Budapest's Andrássy Boulevard

This lovely, wide street filled with Beaux Arts architecture is only a little over a mile, but every building is different and interesting. Take your time and linger at places you find interesting....

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Art Nouveau in Budapest
Art Nouveau in Budapest

Most of Budapest’s landscape was shaped in the last third of the 19th, beginning of the 20th century. Art Nouveau marks this definitive period- come and explore its main quarters (Leopold Town and...

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Budapest Arts and Culture
Budapest Arts and Culture

Arts and culture has always been very much a part of Hungarian life. Two world-renown composers, Franz Liszt and Bélá Bartók, were Hungarian. Budapest alone has two opera houses and 12 concert halls....

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Hidden in Plain Sight: Sights, Shops, Food, and Lodging just off Vaci utca
Hidden in Plain Sight: Sights, Shops, Food, and Lodging just off Vaci utca

You walk from from the Central Market Hall to Vorosmarty ter along Vaci utca, a straight line down a pedestrianized street, in 20 minutes. You'll slalom along the trail between knick-knack and trinket...

Explore the Danube's East Edge in Budapest
Explore the Danube's East Edge in Budapest

While the Buda side of the Danube is more Old World, the Pest side is dynamic, with more glitz, fine cafes and restaurants. It's where you'll find the Parliament, wide boulevards and eclectic...

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Budai Etalon
Budai Etalon

Budai Etalon 16 km is about 9.9 miles long and located near Budapest, Hungary. The trail is great for hiking.

You Won’t Go Hungry in Hungary
You Won’t Go Hungry in Hungary

Sample some typical Hungarian dishes such as Gulyás leves (Hungarian Goulash), made of parsnips, carrots, beef, and broth; Csirke papirkás (Chicken Paprikash), made of cubed chicken with a creamy...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members

Perfect Day

24 Hours in Budapest (Caledonia558, 15 Mar 2012)
4.5 of 5 stars 1 Vote
Budapest is the pearl of Danube (zizi962, 2 Feb 2007)
4.0 of 5 stars 5 Votes
A day of sightseeing in Budapest (InfinityJ30, 14 Oct 2006)
3.5 of 5 stars 4 Votes

Perfect Weekend

Budapest small tour (Christian7a, 27 Jan 2007)
4.5 of 5 stars 3 Votes
Budapest Must Sees (Larkie25, 28 Jul 2008)
4.5 of 5 stars 8 Votes
Delight your senses in Budapest (nyuszi, 2 Jul 2007)
4.0 of 5 stars 11 Votes

Best Of

4.5 of 5 stars 1 Vote
Best Budapest Nightlife (nyuszi, 18 Jul 2007)
4.0 of 5 stars 3 Votes
Best of Europe's biggest cities (JenC-7, 29 Feb 2008)
3.5 of 5 stars 15 Votes

Recent Trip

4.5 of 5 stars 3 Votes
Traveler List 2000-2009 (PeterCoox, 16 Jun 2010)
4.5 of 5 stars 4 Votes
Knowing East Europe (odiseya, 27 Dec 2011)
4.5 of 5 stars 1 Vote