Budapest


About Budapest

The capital of Hungary is one of the most beautiful cities in the heart of Central Europe: Budapest will blow you away! The charming city is located on the breezy Danube river, so the weather is always nice. Budapest is all about historical sights, brilliant culture and delicious traditional food!

There are so many iconic landmarks shaping this amazing city: the Chain Bridge, Buda Castle, Margaret Island and Széchenyi Thermal Bath just to name a few. It is impossible to get bored! Budapest is famous for its thermal baths, which are both the legacy of Roman times and the Turkish occupation. If you travel to Budapest, you must visit at least one of these baths. The most popular ones in Budapest include Gellért and Rudas Baths: it is a matter of taste, which one you prefer!

Budapest is definitely a gourmet city: for a nice time just go out and have a traditional Hungarian dinner. You must try the legendary Hungarian dish Goulash and the famous Tokaj wines at least once in your lifetime! You can find many great restaurants and local cafés in the city offering delicious Hungarian specialities.

If you’re more interested in the lively nightlife, then you are at the right place: check out the famous so-called ruin pubs in the city centre. From local underground music to hip dance clubs you can find everything there for a night to remember. Dance the night away, or just enjoy a nice glass of Hungarian wine: it is the ultimate Budapest experience!

Attractions

Transportation

Transport to and from the airport

Book a transfer in a mini bus or coach to and from Budapest Airport (Ferihegy 2) and Budapest City Centre (Deák tér). This is a shared service. The transfer drops off and picks up passengers at the given point(s) in the city only. You can now book a door-to-door transfer in a comfortable mini bus or car between Budapest Airport and Budapest. The transfer will pick you up/drop you off at the desired address. This is a shared service – we pick up passengers at different locations. Book a private car between Budapest Airport and Budapest city. The service can only be booked to and from hotels.

Metro

Metro network in Budapest is where history and modern technology meets. There are 4 metro lines in total, including the M1, the so-called Millenial Underground Railway, the first on continental Europe, and the M4, where the automated trains run among modern, high-tech, state-of-the-art stations.

Trams

The yellow vehicles run up and down in the city, such as tram 2, which runs along the river Danube, and have been voted in the top 10 most scenic routes in the world.

Useful tips about Budapest

Street food revolution has risen in the past few years in Budapest. If you are curious about everyday eats, check out the food market (Belvárosi Piac) in Hold Street.

Do you want to feel some retro atmosphere? Visit Memento Park, which collects statues and sculptures from the Hungarian People's Republic, together with other relics from this era.

Looking for some adventure? Try out an escape room, a thematic experience with challenging riddles, puzzles, and games!

Good to Know

Language
Hungarian

Currency
HUF

Time Zone
Central European Time (CET)

Country Code
+36

Electric Current
230V

Plug Type
F-type plugF-type plug

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