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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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Explore Budapest

Art Nouveau Tours

Art Nouveau Tours

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 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. St. Martin’s Day Festival

    Nov 8, 2014

    Venue: Vajdahunyad Castle

  2. photo by Mark Mervai

    Fridge Festival

    Nov 21, 2013 - Nov 24, 2013

    Venue: Hungexpo

  3. Quarter6Quarter7 Festival

    Nov 27, 2013 - Dec 5, 2013

    Venue: Jewish Quarter

  4. Budapest Christmas Market

    Nov 28, 2014 - Jan 1, 2015

    Venue: Vörösmarty tér

  5. Christmas Fair by the Basilica

    Nov 28, 2014 - Jan 1, 2015

    Venue: Szent István tér

  6. Contemporary Drama Festival Budapest

    Nov 28, 2014 - Dec 7, 2014

    Venue: Multiple locations

  7. New Wine and Cheese Festival

    Nov 29, 2014 - Nov 30, 2014

    Venue: Vajdahunyad Castle