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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

Classic Trabant Tour

Classic Trabant Tour

Discover Budapest's most popular sights and learn how to drive the mighty Trabant. Manufactured in the former East Germany, this was the most common vehicle in the communist bloc.

Feeling adventurous? Take a Trabant tour in Budapest! It’s unlike any other sightseeing tour.

Budapest Top 10

Budapest Top 10

Our Budapest Top 10 lists feature the most popular things to do and see in Budapest. If you only visit Budapest once in your life, we have a list of things that must be on your itinerary. If you're on a budget, we have a list of free things to do in Budapest. We have top 10 lists for families with kids, wine enthusiasts, art lovers, history buffs and more.

Take a dip in one of the city's famous baths, savor the local cuisine, check out some of the cool, funky shops featuring homegrown designs, walk...

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. Margaret Island Open-air Stage

    Budapest Summer Festival

    Jun 12, 2015 - Aug 30, 2015

    Venue: Margaret Island and Városmajor

  2. Czech Beer Festival in Budapest

    Jun 24, 2015 - Jul 5, 2015

    Venue: Városháza Park

  3. Vajdahunyadvár Summer Festival

    Jul 2, 2015 - Aug 3, 2015

    Venue: City Park - Vajdahunyad Castle

  4. Budapest Pride

    Jul 3, 2015 - Jul 12, 2015

    Venue: Multiple locations

  5. Red Bull Air Race World Series

    Jul 4, 2015 - Jul 5, 2015

    Venue: City Center, Banks of the Danube

  6. An Evening of Dance in the Carmelite Courtyard

    Jul 21, 2014 - Aug 15, 2014

    Venue: Castle Hill, Carmelite Courtyard

  7. Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix

    Jul 24, 2015 - Jul 26, 2015

    Venue: Hungaroring