Budapest travel guide

Updated by Pedro 2 days ago

 

Before You Travel

Bookings needed & things you can prepare in advance to make the most of your time once in Budapest

Tickets & activities you NEED to book in advance


The huge majority of travelers visit the following attractions. They need ...

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Pick your Transfers & Transport Cards


There are different ways to get from Ferenc Liszt International Airport ...

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Other recommended arrangements


Book your tours, guides & activities: the best tours sell ...

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Top Things To Do

Top things to do in Budapest for someone who comes for the first time

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Budapest Parliament

The Hungarian Parliament Building, also known as the Parliament of Budapest due to its location, is lo...

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Central Market of Budapest

The Central Market of Budapest is also known as the Great Hall of the Market of Budapest. It's the...

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Shoes on the Danube Bank

The Shoes on the Danube Bank is a monument that consists of 60 pairs of shoes made of iron, all pointing to...

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Dohány utcai zsinagóga

The Dohány Great Synagogue, is the second largest synagogue in the world. It has a capacit...

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Chain Bridge - Széchenyi lánchíd

The Chain Bridge is a suspension stone-bridge that connects Buda and Pest. It was opened in 1849 and i...

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St. Stephen's Basilica

The St. Stephen's Basilica is the largest church in Budapest and it's dedicated to the first K...

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Budapest Itineraries

Free itineraries to help you plan your days in Budapest

Love Your Trip

Our selection of Services & Activites to make your trip even better

Food & Drink

Our selection of dishes, activities & places you must taste

Tailored Travel Planning

Plan your trip with a Local Hero that will create tailored daily itineraries based on your budget, dates, age, interests or anything you're dreaming to experience

Nightlife

Top things to do and places to go to party in Budapest with your friends

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Pest nightlife

The Pest area of Budapest is known for never sleeping, due to its many bars and clubs.

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Gozsdu Udvar Nightlife

series of passageways and courtyards that connect Király utca (Király street) and Dob utca (D...

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Szimpla Kert

First and most famous Ruin Pub in Budapest.

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Opening Times:

Monday to Friday from 12:00 ...

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Instant

Instant is the biggest ruin bar in the city. It has underground electronic music.

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Mazel Tov

Mazel Tov is a stylish and spacious nightlife that's a giant courtyard-cum-cultural-space, lined w...

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360 Bar

The 360 bar has, of course, amazing views of Budapest. During winter season they install igloos to keep peo...

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Families

Top things to do in Budapest with kids: Activities and places for the whole family

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Budapest Zoo - Budapesti Állatkert

Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden is the oldest zoo in Hungary and one of the oldest in the world, it was o...

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Gellérthegy

The Gellért Hill is a hill that overlooks the Danube and Budapest. It's 235 metres high. It was ...

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Széchenyi Thermal Baths

Széchenyi Termal Baths is one of the largest medicinal baths in Europe and of the most famous i...

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Városliget

Városliget Park is the main park where citizens of Budapest go to relax. It's one of the first p...

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Chocolate Museum Budapest

The Chocolate Museum in Budapest exhibits how chocolate is made in Hungary and they offer different ty...

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Hungarian Railway Museum

The Hungarian Railway Museum exhibits vintage locomotives and other railway vehicles and equipment, in...

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Need To Know

Practical information & general advice to prepare your trip

Introduction


Budapest is an amazing city. It's divided by the Danube ...

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Dangers & precautions


The precautions you have to take are the same as ...

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Local opening times


One of the best things of Budapest is that most ...

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How to Move around


Walking is the best way. For longer distances:

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Events

Shows, festivals, traditions, markets, concerts or cultural exhibitions

Tailored Travel Planning

Plan your trip with a Local hero that will create tailored daily itineraries based on your interests and needs

Uniq Guides

Squeeze your time, discover hidden gems, eat & drink where locals do

About the author

Pedro

Spanish engineer living in Budapest since 2013. I'm in love with this city but it could be warmer ;)

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Reviews

Vanessa

Thank you very much Pedro! We had a really great time in Budapest. Awesome city!!


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