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Autumn in Budapest

Autumn in Budapest

Posted by: Roberta Gyori09/04/2014

Great weather, fewer crowds and fall festivals make it a great time to visit Budapest. It’s September and the days are already a little shorter, evenings are much cooler and a few leafs...


Budapest’s Best Food Festivals

Posted by: Roberta Gyori08/25/2014

One of the best ways to experience a new place is through its food. Budapest is a great foodie destination with many gastro-themed events throughout the year. We've handpicked the most...


Hungarian Sour Cherry Soup Recipe

Posted by: Roberta Gyori06/24/2014

In Hungary, sour cherry soup is generally served before the main course and the cherries are un-pitted, but many Americans consider it a dessert and prefer pitted cherries and whipped...


Where to Watch the 2014 World Cup in Budapest

Posted by: Roberta Gyori06/13/2014

There is soccer fever all over, as people everywhere are tuned in to watch the World Cup. Soccer fans will be happy to know that they can cheer on their team at several pubs, bars and open...


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Culinary Walking Tour

Culinary Walking Tour

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...

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...

Central Market Hall

Central Market Hall

The spectacular Central Market Hall is a good source of Hungarian products. You can also make it a pit-stop for a quick bite of traditional Hungarian food when touring the city. Shop with the locals for sausages, meats, cheeses, fruits, vegetables and pastries. Fancy bottles of Tokaji, a variety of paprika and handicrafts are also available.

Built at the end of the 19th century, the Central Market Hall is the largest indoor market in Budapest. The metal roof structure is still the...


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Budapest Events
Happening Now in Budapest

  1. World Press Photo 2014

    Sep 25, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014

    Venue: Museum of Ethnography

  2. From the 2010 Autumn Festival - Big Mouth

    Café Budapest Contemporary Arts Festival

    Oct 3, 2014 - Oct 19, 2014

    Venue: Multiple locations

  3. Budapest Pálinka and Sausage Festival

    Oct 3, 2014 - Oct 5, 2014

    Venue: Castle Hill

  4. Budapest Design Week

    Oct 3, 2014 - Oct 12, 2014

    Venue: Design Terminál and several galleries and fashion shops

  5. Art Market Budapest

    Oct 9, 2014 - Oct 12, 2014

    Venue: Millenáris, Building 'B'

  6. Oktoberfest Budapest

    Oct 9, 2014 - Oct 12, 2014

    Venue: City Park Ice Rink (Műjégpálya)

  7. Chimney Cake Festival

    Oct 10, 2014 - Oct 12, 2014

    Venue: City Park, Vajdahunyad Castle