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Lucky 13, a New Budapest Tour

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...


New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day in Hungary

Posted by: Roberta Gyori12/27/2014

Hungarian superstitions, customs, traditions and lucky meals. Another year has passed and it's time to forget the past and make a clean start. The traditions surrounding New Year’s Eve...


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Budapest Art Nouveau Tour

Budapest Art Nouveau Tour

Experience the real Budapest and get to know the true culture of the city by taking a guided tour with a unique perspective. Visit the most beautiful Art Nouveau masterpieces of the city.

Get an in depth look at the Art Nouveau movement in Budapest that flourished at the beginning of the 20th century.

Budapest with Kids

Budapest with Kids

Traveling with children? Don't pull your hair out yet – our Budapest city guide offers plenty of options that are kid-friendly, and won't leave parents yawning, either. Some of the city's most popular attractions for families include City Park, Budapest Zoo, Palace of Miracles, Museum of Transport, Children's Railway and Aquaworld.

We've gathered a list of the most child-friendly attractions in Budapest to keep your whole family entertained. You'll find that Hungarians are very...

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....


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Budapest Events
Happening Now in Budapest

  1. Mayfest at the Opera House

    May 15, 2015 - Jun 1, 2015

    Venue: Budapest Opera House

  2. Budai Gourmet - Gourmet Festival

    May 21, 2015 - May 24, 2015

    Venue: Millenáris

  3. Craft-Beer Festival

    Jun 5, 2015 - Jun 7, 2015

    Venue: Olof Palme sétány, City Park

  4. Belvárosi Fesztivál

    Jun 5, 2015 - Jun 7, 2015

    Venue: Erzsébet tér, Szabadság tér and Zrínyi utca

  5. Danube Carnival

    Jun 6, 2015 - Jun 21, 2015

    Venue: Multiple locations - Danube Promenade, Vörösmarty Square

  6. Buda Castle Beer Festival

    Jun 11, 2015 - Jun 14, 2015

    Venue: The Royal Palace's Oroszlános and Hunyadi courtyards, and the Savoyai terrace

  7. Margaret Island Open-air Stage

    Budapest Summer Festival

    Jun 12, 2015 - Aug 30, 2015

    Venue: Margaret Island and Városmajor