Budapest Pocket Guide

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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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In The Guide

  • Cheap Eats Find out what restaurants are best value for money and what are the local specialties.
  • Don't Miss A list of the best local attractions and places worth visiting whilst in Budapest.
  • Budget Tips Insider tips on how to save money or what to do when you don't have any!
  • A day in Budapest... Only have one day to spare? We give you our ultimate day in Budapest.

Budapest City Reviews

  • 60%


    Budapest is the place to be

    With its exuberant night life it is no wonder that Budapest has started gaining attention from youths around the world. On the banks of Danube there is to be found a beautiful city full of things to experience from caving to the famous thermal baths. Joys of retail therapy can be discovered in Vaci Utcá as well as in the Great Market Hall. Landscapes from the King's castle, the Citadella and the Fisherman's Bastion take your breath away when the sun settles down over the capital of Hungary.

    Insider Tip:Taste the paprika sausages to really get into the Hungarian culture.

  • 90%


    Fell in love with this city

    the sights, the history, the people and the food are the reasons i would keep returning to this city....,.

    Insider Tip:def go to the Gellert baths

  • 100%


    Historic, Hospitable, Budget friendly city which offers variety

    Budapest is a historic city with young character to it. This country offers you with multiple options: To party hard at its coolest vintage pubs, to see the barroq architecture of the building, variety in cuisines, beauty of men and men

    Insider Tip:Rudas thermal bath is a must for you. Not only you heal but also experience the beauty of architecture, Beef Goulash and Chicken Paprika with dumplings are must try at the restaurant Hung(a)ry?

  • 90%


    Buda - Pest

    Go sightseeing as much as possible. If you go to he Buda side of the city then you can get a great view of the city. The activities in Budapest can get a little expensive, so watch your expenses.

    Insider Tip:Go Caving!!! If your not claustrophobic, then do it, and take a free sight seeing tour.

  • 100%



    Budapest always has something to do whether it is a Turkish bath during the day, a spa party in the night (WHICH IS LIKE NOTHING OUT OF THIS WORLD), pub crawl, karaoke. There is something for everyone. Budapest is quite a magical city I found, I noticed that it was very vibrant more so than other places I have travelled so far. I did feel customer service in Budapest is not always good and some staff were quite rude at airport and some bars. Its very cheap! Beers were a pound, white Russians £3!

    Insider Tip:- Be weary of taxi drivers ripping you off!! Particularly if they approach you out of nowhere to ask if you want a lift. - There is a lot of things to do. Make sure you consider - Escape Rooms, Beer Bike, Budapest Liberty sign, The Park (cant remember what its called). Amongst your partying moments. Budapest is not a "quiet" city. Depending on where you stay but I found it to be quite a lively city.

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