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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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Sweet Budapest Culinary & Cultural Walking Tour

Sweet Budapest Culinary & Cultural 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 sweet tour will take you into the world of delicious Hungarian cakes, pancakes, strudels, pastries, artisan chocolates and beyond.

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...

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. 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