Budapest by Tag: "Local Secret"

Szimpla Kert

Szimpla Kert is one of the oldest "ruin pubs" in Budapest, and a popular hangout for students and art types....read more

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Retro Budapest

Retro-hip has never been cooler in Budapest, especially to a younger generation that didn't have to endure the repression...read more

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National Theatre

The National Theatre is a showcase of Hungarian artists and stage directors. Traditional theatre classics, contemporary plays and adaptations from...read more

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Statue of Anonymus

The statue of Anonymus, the first medieval Hungarian chronicler, is located in City Park, in the courtyard of Vajdahunyad Castle....read more

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Budapest District 8

District 8 is an up-and-coming neighborhood in Budapest. It’s the neighborhood that tourists were advised to stay away from...read more

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Statue of József nádor

The statue of József, Palatine of Hungary, stands on József nádor tér...read more

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Kerepesi Cemetery

There are several cities around the world with famous cemeteries that often make it into guidebooks. Budapest's best known...read more

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Lutheran Church

The Lutheran church on Deák tér attracts attention with its simplicity, visible throughout the building. It...read more

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Insitu

Insitu Design Shop is unique in a number of ways. Located in a building designed by Miklos Ybl, a famous...read more

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Printa

Printa is a concept shop, a gallery, a studio and a café. The shop features everyday items, clothing and...read more

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Fő tér in Óbuda

Fő tér is the main square in Óbuda, the oldest part of Budapest. This charming square is...read more

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Tomb of Gul Baba

This tomb is the northernmost holy place of the Islam. Gül Baba, Father of Roses, was a Turkish...read more

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Mono Fashion

Mono Fashion is a multi-brand shop featuring small-series creations of Hungarian designers like Artista, Ahn Tuan, Feher Design, Nanushka, miju,...read more

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Varga Design

Unique jewelry designed by Hungarian goldsmith-artist Miklós Varga. His collection consists of medals, necklaces, earrings, bracelets, rings, cufflinks...read more

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Millenáris Park

'Millenáris', a former industrial site in Buda, is a modern cultural complex with exhibition halls, a large park...read more

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Király Street

Király Street (or Király utca), also known as Budapest's Design Street, is filled with interior...read more

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Óbuda Synagogue

Óbuda's synagogue, built between 1820 and 1825, is one of the finest examples of Classicist-style architecture. Six pillars and a...read more

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Orczy-kert

Orczy-kert (Orczy Garden) is a beautiful green park located close to the city center. The 'garden' has a lake, a...read more

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GOUBA - Gozsdu Bazaar

GOzsdU BAzaar (GOUBA) is a weekly Sunday market held at the beautifully restored Gozsdu Courtyard, once the core of Budapest'...read more

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Statue of Imre Nagy

Imre Nagy was Prime Minister of Hungary on two occasions. His second term was during the revolution in 1956, and it...read more

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Szabadság Square

Szabadság Square (Szabadság tér) has one of the loveliest parks in downtown Budapest. The...read more

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Garden of Philosophy

This inspiring monument on Gellért Hill, by sculptor Nandor Wagner, consists of eight bronze statues. The five figures ...read more

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Mikszáth Square

This lovely square in district 8, just off of Baross utca, has outdoor venues that are reminiscent to Liszt Ferenc Square,...read more

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Church of St. Anna

One of the finest Baroque buildings in Budapest, the Church of St. Anna, was built between 1740-1762. The church is...read more

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Károlyi Gardens

This charming little park once belonged to the adjacent Károlyi palace, which was the home of Mihá...read more

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Paris Courtyard

Built in 1909, the Paris Courtyard (Párizsi Udvar) on Ferenciek tere, is worth exploring. This eclectic-neogothic shopping passage was...read more

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Inner City Parish Church

The Inner City Parish Church (Belvárosi Plébaniatemplom), located next to Elizabeth Bridge, is the oldest church...read more

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Statue of Queen Elisabeth

Queen Elisabeth, wife of Habsburg Emperor Franz Joseph and a free spirited icon of the 20th century, was affectionate about...read more

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WAMP

WAMP (Wasárnapi Művész Piac, which translates to Sunday Design Market) follows the example of the...read more

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Fregoli

Sorry to report that Fregoli has closed in Feb, 2013 Fregoli features contemporary Hungarian design, including 'Balkan Tango', known for its...read more

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Tisza Shoes

Tisza was Hungary's biggest state-owned shoe manufacturer in the Communist Era. Their running shoe was widely popular among the...read more

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Retrock

Retrock features unique one-piece creations by Hungarian designers. While Retrock targets a younger audience with fresh, new designs, it also...read more

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Falk Miksa Street

The famous antique row of Budapest is in Falk Miksa utca, just steps away from the Parliament Building. Many of...read more

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Ecseri Flea Market

The Ecseri Flea Market may look like a junkyard, but a closer look will reveal a mix of antique and...read more

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Tabán Parish Church and Deer House

In the 18th century, the slopes of Gellért Hill were covered with vineyards, and the Tabán,...read more

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Ráday Street

Thanks to the many indoor and outdoor cafés, bars, restaurants and galleries located here, Ráday Street ...read more

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Városligeti Fasor

This beautiful avenue, lined with trees, connects Lövölde tér with City Park (Vá...read more

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Budapest Western Railway Station

The Western Railway Station (Nyugati Pályaudvar) was designed by August de Serres and built by the Eiffel Company...read more

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Uránia National Movie Theatre

Uránia was built in the 1880s as a music and dance hall. The building is a combination of...read more

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Fűvészkert Botanical Gardens

Fűvészkert is the oldest botanical garden in Hungary. Eötvös Loránd University'...read more

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Feneketlen-tó

Feneketlen-tó, which means bottomless lake, is surrounded by a beautiful park filled with paths, statues and children's playgrounds....read more

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Palace of Arts

The Palace of Arts (Művészetek Palotája or MÜPA in Hungarian), the new cultural...read more

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Szalai Café

Szalai Café (Szalai Cukrászda) is one of the charming little old-style cafés with legendary reputation,...read more

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Szamos

Szamos, a popular ice-cream parlour and flagship store, is run by a famous Hungarian confectionary dynasty. They make mouth-watering ice...read more

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Polo English Pub

Polo is a small (tiny) English style pub with a short menu of really good Hungarian food, based on the...read more

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Daubner Pastry Shop

You will often find lines queuing outside the door at this popular confectioner (cukrászda). Despite its location outside...read more

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Nándori Pastry Shop

Founded in 1957 Nándori is a busy pastry shop, offering a wide selection of cakes, cookies and other backed...read more

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Budapest Beyond Sightseeing

Budapest Beyond Sightseeing offers guided walking tours in the once slummy 8th district of Budapest, the neighborhood that tourists were...read more

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10 Things We Love About Budapest

Last month, my wife Lara and I completed a yearlong contemporary grand tour of the globe that we chronicled on...read more

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budapestUNDERGUIDE

budapestUNDERGUIDE, a bespoke tour company and an advocate for responsible and sustainable travel, is your local connection to Budapest. Their '...read more

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Budapest 100

Budapest 100 is an annual celebration of 100-year old buildings in the city. Budapest is an architectural paradise and this new...read more

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Museum of Electrotechnics

Why visit: history of electrical engineering, the Bauhaus-style transformer station, interactive exhibitions The Museum of Electrotechnics (Magyar Elektrotechnikai Mú...read more

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Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum

Why visit: history, Castle Hill cave The Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum (Sziklakórház Atombunker...read more

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Matyodesign

Traditional Matyó embroidery lives on with its new found popularity in contemporary design. Matyodesign is the creation of two...read more

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Chic, Homegrown Gifts from Hungary

One-of-a-kind local finds & gift ideas If you are looking for a truly unique gift or want to surprise yourself...read more

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Memories of Hungary

Memories of Hungary is a gift shop I fell in love with when I visited them for the first time....read more

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Mangalica & Társai Húspatika

Mangalica & Társai Húspatika is a deli-like eatery and a shop dedicated to the curly-haired mangalica...read more

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Batthyány Square

Named after Lajos Batthyány, the first Prime Minister of Hungary, Batthyány Square (Batthyány t...read more

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Erzsébet Square

Erzsébet Square (Erzsébet tér) is the largest green area in Budapest's inner city....read more

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Budapest Go Local Tour

Budapest Go Local Tour Details budapestUNDERGUIDE's Go Local walking tour lets you immerse in Budapest's local culture. Besides...read more

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Budapest Fashion and Design Tour

Budapest Fashion and Design Tour Details This walking tour with a private guide is a city discovery tour combined with...read more

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Culinary Walk

Culinary Walk Details This food, wine, and cultural walking tour explores one of Budapest’s most delicious and charming...read more

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Villas and Urban Mansions Tour

Villas and Urban Mansions Tour Details This tour takes visitors back to the turn of the 20th century when the...read more

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Treasures of Budapest’s City Center Tour

Treasures of Budapest's City Center Tour Details This walk in Budapest's city center leads through passages, tiny shops,...read more

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Cserpes Tejivó

Cserpes Tejivó (Cserpes milk bar) opened in April 2012 and it soon became a local favorite. This milk bar offers...read more

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Szendzso

Szendzso serves great breakfasts, homemade pastries, lunch menus and a selection of homegrown products, like craft beer, artisan cheese, homemade...read more

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Best New Local Eateries in Budapest

Retro atmosphere, locally sourced ingredients and reasonable prices define a new wave of hip restaurants and cafés in...read more

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Szimpla Kert Farmer’s Market

The latest 'it' place to sample some great local food in Budapest isn't a restaurant, instead it's the...read more

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Sarki Fűszeres

Sarki Fűszeres is the charming corner store you wish you had in your neighborhood. It's a grocery store...read more

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Sweet Budapest

Artisan chocolates, handmade candy, boutique chocolatiers and chocolate courses in Budapest Hungary's obsession with sweets has already produced a...read more

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Cukorka

Cukorka has an amazing selection of handcrafted candies and lollypops. The tiny shop also serves as a workshop and visitors...read more

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Instant Hungary

With a passion for bringing independent and innovative contemporary local design to the forefront this post is dedicated to the '...read more

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Lokalwear

While looking for some exciting and distinctly Hungarian jewelry, I recently came across Lokalwear. Inspired by Hungary's vibrant culture,...read more

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Belvárosi Disznótoros

Belvárosi Disznótoros (Downtown Pig Feast) is a traditional Hungarian butcher shop/restaurant serving Hungarian staples like,...read more

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Molnár’s Kürtőskalács Bakery

This café/bakery specializes in Kürtőskalács, a sweet, golden brown, spiral-shaped pastry that is...read more

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Fungarian - Hungarian Language Classes & Tours

Interested in a crash course in Hungarian? Fungarian, a team of enthusiastic language teachers - all experts in teaching Hungarian...read more

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Ecseri Flea Market Tour

Ecseri Flea Market Tour Details This tour will take you to one of the most unique places in Budapest, the...read more

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Life Under Communism Tour

Life Under Communism Tour Details This tour will take you back to Hungary's recent past. You will visit some '...read more

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András Hadik - The Hussar of the Hussars

Fancy to see a real Magyar hussar? Just a stone's throw away from Matthias Church in the Castle Hill...read more

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Cave Church

The Cave Church, located inside Gellért Hill, isn't your typical church with high ceilings and gilded interior....read more

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Kids Conquer Buda Castle

Kids Conquer Buda Castle Tour Details This interactive city discovery tour designed for kids includes treasure hunts, animal spotting, fun...read more

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Tipsy Budapest

Tipsy Budapest Tour Details Would you like to discover Budapest through its famous Ruin Pubs? Join budapestUNDERGUIDE's Tipsy Budapest...read more

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Jewish Budapest Now and Then

Jewish Budapest Now and Then lets you discover the past and present of Budapest's Jewish Quarter. The tour brings...read more

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Kopaszi-gát

Kopaszi-gát is a beautifully landscaped narrow peninsula in south Buda, next to Rákóczi Bridge....read more

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The Bridge Master of Budapest

Paris may have its Eiffel Tower and Rome its Colosseum, but Budapest has the Chain Bridge. Beloved by Hungarians, the...read more

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Budapest Photo Tour

This unique tour will guide you to the best spots to take photos in the city while showing you all...read more

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Brody House

The Brody House offers unique and inspiring rooms in downtown Budapest for short trips and a variety of apartments for...read more

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Street Art Revives Old Buildings in Budapest

Check out how Budapest's entertainment district gets a facelift Here's a great example of rehabilitating old buildings: tapping...read more

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Get 10% off Matyodesign’s Unique Fashion Collection

We have teamed up with the friendly folks at Matyodesign for a great deal on their one-of-kind fashion collection and...read more

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Budapest’s Elephant Man

Imagine receiving a 100-kilo valentine! Well, this year on Valentine's Day, that's exactly what the Budapest Zoo got....read more

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Hidden in Hungary: The Lady Under the Bridge

Tucked away under the Elizabeth Bridge on the Buda side there is a door, and above it hangs a sign...read more

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Craft Beer Walk

Drink like a local and experience the Hungarian craft beer revolution from the beginning. Taste Hungary's Craft Beer Walk,...read more

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Antiquing in Budapest

If you like to visit antique shops, flea markets and second-hand stores, then you'll be happy to know that...read more

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Szputnyik

If you are into vintage clothing and retro fashion, check out one of Szputnyik's stores. The funky selection ranges...read more

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Unique Museums in Budapest

Offbeat treasures and intriguing oddities Budapest is packed with famous museums and galleries, but did you know that the city...read more

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Kerepesi, Budapest’s Famous Final Resting Ground

I remember from Kundera's book, the 'Unbearable Lightness of Being' that he defined the feelings towards a cemetery a...read more

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CET

Budapest’s newest state-of-the-art cultural, entertainment and shopping center opened in 2013. Located on the Banks of the Danube near...read more

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The Chandelier Man of Budapest

Just off Andrássy Boulevard near Budapest's Operetta Theatre on Nagymező utca quietly stands one of the city'...read more

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Budapest Shop

Budapest souvenirs and gifts Coming soon... Budapest Shop is a selection of unique Budapest tees from Budapest Moments, an online...read more

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Artisanal Pastry Shops in Budapest

Three delicious Budapest pastry shops serving up unique sweets If you have a sweet tooth, Budapest is definitely the right...read more

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