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Air Canada Adds Budapest to its International Network

Air Canada Adds Budapest to its International Network

Posted by: Roberta Gyori04/01/2016

Air Canada’s 2016 summer season will introduce seasonal non-stop service from Toronto to Budapest. The new route will be operated by Air Canada Rouge, Air Canada's leisure carrier.

 

Hello February - Budapest Events in February 2016

Posted by: Roberta Gyori02/01/2016

With the ongoing Farsang (the carnival season in Hungary), the upcoming Valentine's Day, two great gastro events, and a brand new beer festival there is a lot to look forward to during this...

 

A Streetcar Named Christmas…

Posted by: Roberta Gyori12/04/2015

Christmas trams in Budapest. Christmas trams are back again for the holiday season in Budapest. This year, each tram is decorated with over 35,000 lights.

 

Tis’ The Season: Christmas Fairs in Budapest

Posted by: Roberta Gyori11/24/2015

Want to get into the holiday spirit? Budapest is once again full of magical places to visit. Christmas lights and holiday decorations are popping up everywhere in the city. Here is a...

 

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Budapest Art Nouveau Tour

Budapest Art Nouveau Tour

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.

 
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....

 
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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Happening Now in Budapest

  1. Mangalica Festival

    Feb 10, 2017 - Feb 12, 2017

    Venue: Szabadság tér

  2. Budapest Fish Festival

    Feb 10, 2017 - Feb 12, 2017

    Venue: Vajdahunyad Castle

  3. Budapest Dance Festival

    Feb 18, 2017 - Mar 1, 2017

    Venue: National Dance Theater

  4. Fat Thursday

    Mar 2, 2017

    Venue: over 500 restaurants in Budapest and Hungary

  5. March 15th - National Holiday

    Mar 15, 2017

    Venue: multiple locations

  6. St Patrick’s Day Parade

    Mar 19, 2017

    Venue: Meeting point: Szabadság Square

  7. Hungarian Macaron Day

    Mar 20, 2016

    Venue: Akvárium Klub