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

  • 80%



    One of the most beautiful cities in Europe, the night view in Budapest is breathtaking! People in the city are nice, even though they do not speak good English.

    Insider Tip:Local restaurants are cheap, yet serve good food and good service!

  • 90%


    Amazing City, Amazing Culture

    Budapest is an incredible city with an incredibly rich culture. There's a lot to do and a lot to see. It's incredibly affordable, although I spent a lot more than I thought I would because I wanted to do a lot more once I got there.

    Insider Tip:Make sure you always buy a metro or tram ticket because they do check, unlike Prague and Vienna. It's a large fine if you don't have one and they make you pay on the spot.

  • 100%


    Budapest in 2 ,5days

    We didn't have much time in Budapest, but we tried to our best with exploring the city. This city has much to offer even for free and nice weather even improves the feeling.

    Insider Tip:Free walking tours and ruin pubs

  • 90%


    Budapest is Awesome

    I definitely enjoyed Budapest. The people are very friendly and the food is awesome. Most of the attractions are very near. The weather is not very cold or windy. My only regret is that we don;t have enough time to try all their local food.

    Insider Tip:Stay more than 3 days to fully enjoy Budapest and their local food. I personally don't really like the Bath Spa.

  • 100%


    Budapest is a must

    Really. Budapest is incredible with its saunas, its castles, its bars and clubs! Beautiful city with beautiful old buildings!

    Insider Tip:Do not get the public transport card at the airport. The city can be done by walking! Try Goulash soup for sure! Really nice restaurant with typical hungarian food and cheap price called Katine.

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