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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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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....

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...


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Budapest Events
Happening Now in Budapest

  1. Margaret Island Open-air Stage

    Budapest Summer Festival

    Jun 6, 2014 - Aug 31, 2014

    Venue: Margaret Island and Városmajor

  2. 'Junibor' Wine Festival

    Aug 28, 2014 - Aug 31, 2014

    Venue: Szent István tér - in front of the Basilica

  3. Jewish Summer Festival

    Aug 31, 2014 - Sep 7, 2014

    Venue: Great Synagogue

  4. Újbuda Jazz Festival

    Sep 2, 2014 - Sep 7, 2014

    Venue: A38 and MU Theater

  5. Budapest Short Film Festival (BuSho)

    Sep 2, 2014 - Sep 7, 2014


  6. Septemberfest 2014

    Sep 5, 2014 - Sep 7, 2014

    Venue: Népliget

  7. Foie Gras Festival

    Sep 5, 2014 - Sep 7, 2014

    Venue: Erzsébet tér