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Budapest Eye

Budapest Eye

Posted by: Roberta Gyori05/01/2015

Once again, one of the world's largest mobile Ferris wheels comes to Budapest. After a week of assembly work, the giant wheel located in Erzsébet tér opened to the public on April 16th....


Lucky 13, a New Budapest Tour

Posted by: Bogdán Kőrösi03/30/2015

While the number 13 is a symbol of misfortune in many cultures, anyone who is part of this group of 13 can consider themselves lucky indeed. A few days ago I had the chance to participate...


Artisanal Pastry Shops in Budapest

Posted by: Roberta Gyori02/13/2015

Three delicious Budapest pastry shops serving up unique sweets. If you have a sweet tooth, Budapest is definitely the right place for you. The city already features many great cafés and...


Ribboned Carnival Doughnut Recipe

Posted by: Zizi01/21/2015

It's carnival season (farsang) in Hungary and people are celebrating with parties, masquerades and of course, eating and drinking. Similar to most other Hungarian holidays, farsang is also...


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Explore Budapest

Culinary Walk

Culinary Walk

Experience the real Budapest and get to know the true culture of the city by taking a guided tour with a unique perspective. One of the best ways to learn about Hungary’s culture and traditions is through its food and wine.

This foodie, wine and cultural walking tour explores one of Budapest’s most delicious and charming neighborhoods and gives an insight into...

Retro Budapest

Retro Budapest

Budapest is a trendy city that shares the world's nostalgia for the 'good old days' and embraces a hip, retro feel. Twenty years after the fall of Communism, and some of its 'achievements' have found their way back in vogue. Shops, restaurants and courtyard cafés throughout the city work to recreate the design and atmosphere of the '70s and '80s.

Retro-hip has never been cooler in Budapest, especially to a younger generation that didn't have to endure the repression of the socialist regime....

Széchenyi Baths

Széchenyi Baths

Aching for a game of water chess? Challenge your travel buddies or some locals to a round in Budapest's largest medicinal bath, also one of Europe's largest public baths. Located in City Park, the Széchenyi Baths boasts 18 pools, 15 of which are spring-fed thermal pools.

Although it may look like a Baroque palace, Széchenyi Baths (Széchenyi fürdő) is a great place to relax and enjoy the healing waters, or to take...


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Budapest Events
Happening Now in Budapest

  1. Margaret Island Open-air Stage

    Budapest Summer Festival

    Jun 12, 2015 - Aug 30, 2015

    Venue: Margaret Island and Városmajor

  2. Vajdahunyadvár Summer Festival

    Jul 2, 2015 - Aug 3, 2015

    Venue: City Park - Vajdahunyad Castle

  3. Dance Bazaar

    Jul 23, 2015 - Aug 2, 2015

    Venue: Castle Hill, Várkert Bazár

  4. WAMP, the Design Fair

    Aug 9, 2015

    Venue: Erzsébet tér

  5. Sziget Festival

    Aug 10, 2015 - Aug 17, 2015

    Venue: Shipyard Island (Hajógyári sziget)

  6. Festival of Folk Arts

    Aug 20, 2015 - Aug 23, 2015

    Venue: Buda Castle

  7. Photo by Kostas

    St. Stephen's Day

    Aug 20, 2015

    Venue: Multiple locations