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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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Fungarian Express - 1-Hour Hungarian Language Class

Fungarian Express - 1-Hour Hungarian Language Class

Experience the real Budapest and get to know the true culture of the city by taking a Hungarian language class. Learn some basic expressions and impress your friends back home.

Fungarian, a team of enthusiastic language teachers, all experts in teaching Hungarian as a foreign language, offers fun and easy Hungarian classes...

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. World Press Photo 2014

    Sep 25, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014

    Venue: Museum of Ethnography

  2. St. Martin’s Day Festival

    Nov 8, 2014

    Venue: Vajdahunyad Castle

  3. Budapest Christmas Market

    Nov 15, 2013 - Dec 31, 2013

    Venue: Vörösmarty tér

  4. photo by Mark Mervai

    Fridge Festival

    Nov 21, 2013 - Nov 24, 2013

    Venue: Hungexpo

  5. Quarter6Quarter7 Festival

    Nov 27, 2013 - Dec 5, 2013

    Venue: Jewish Quarter

  6. New Wine and Cheese Festival

    Nov 29, 2014 - Nov 30, 2014

    Venue: Vajdahunyad Castle

  7. Christmas Fair by the Basilica

    Nov 29, 2013 - Jan 1, 2014

    Venue: Szent István tér