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Budapest’s Best Food Festivals

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...

 

Budapest Eye

Posted by: Roberta Gyori05/26/2014

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 May 24th. It...

 

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Secrets of the Jewish Quarter Tour

Secrets of the Jewish Quarter Tour

Experience the real Budapest and get to know the true culture of the city by taking a guided tour with a unique perspective. Learn about the city's Jewish heritage, rich in history and tradition.

This tour reveals the hidden treasures of Budapest's former Jewish Quarter, a rapidly changing neighborhood full of wonderful sights that hint to...

 
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...

 
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...

 

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Budapest Events
Happening Now in Budapest

  1. Jewish Summer Festival

    Aug 31, 2014 - Sep 7, 2014

    Venue: Great Synagogue

  2. Újbuda Jazz Festival

    Sep 2, 2014 - Sep 7, 2014

    Venue: A38 and MU Theater

  3. Budapest Short Film Festival (BuSho)

    Sep 2, 2014 - Sep 7, 2014

    Venue:

  4. Septemberfest 2014

    Sep 5, 2014 - Sep 7, 2014

    Venue: Népliget

  5. Foie Gras Festival

    Sep 5, 2014 - Sep 7, 2014

    Venue: Erzsébet tér

  6. Budapest International Wine Festival

    Sep 10, 2014 - Sep 14, 2014

    Venue: Castle Hill

  7. Budapest International Half Marathon

    Sep 14, 2014

    Venue: Budapest street route