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City Guide Budapest, Hungary

Visiting Budapest

Budapest is a city that still bears the scars of communism but one that is constantly developing into one of the world's greatest capitals. Split in two by the grand River Danube, on one side you have the Buda, the hilly side dominated by the castle and Royal Palace. On the other you have the Pest, a flat side where you will find the city’s financial district, high street shops and its most popular bars. But something you can find anywhere in the city are its public baths...don’t leave without treating yourself to a dip in one.

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Budapest City Reviews

  • 70%

    Anonymous

    Loved Budapest!

    Was in Budapest for Sziget Festival and stayed in the city for an extra 4 days. The city has lots of culture without being too touristy. Food and drink is very cheap, as well as activities. Would recommend the spas and going up the hill to the castle which has amazing views of the city. Great nightlife for young people and travellers, ruin bars, clubs, bar crawls and boat parties were all great.

  • 60%

    Anonymous

    I don't want to review the city, but my review can't be submitted until I do it so here is a half assed effort at a review. I will review less from now on.

  • 80%

    joaopbmagalhaes

    Young city

    Before we left to Budapest, every city where me and my 2 friends passed by everyone told us Budapest was the place to be! We went in the middle of August and the city had this very young environment. It has some nice views and monuments to check out but also an amazing night life.

    Insider Tip:For the budget travellers, the CBA supermarkets have some really cheap pre-cooked meals (besides pasta).

  • 90%

    Anonymous

    Bangin City

    Great party city, with good clubs and parties. Budapest is also a beautiful city with loads of good sights to see, so make sure ur not too wasted u dont actually look around.

    Insider Tip:City is divided into 2 parts, Buda and pest, make sure u see both!!

  • 90%

    Anonymous

    What a city!

    Budapest is one of the best cities in Europe I have to admit; a lot to see, cheap and a great night life.

    Insider Tip:I recommend the Communism Walking Tour, everyday at 3.30pm organized by Free Walking Tours and leaving from Vorosmarty Square (in the city centre). Gives you lot of insights in how the people in Budapest lived between 1945 and 1989.

Hungary: Itinerary

Divided into two distinctive districts by the River Danube, Budapest is one of Eastern Europe’s most beautiful cities. To the west of the river lies the Buda district, distinguished by its hilly landscape, and to the east lies Pest, a flatter and more commercial district. Explore both sides to find museums, cafés and a vibrant nightlife.

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