About Budapest

Budapest, popularly known as "The Pearl of the Danube", is the capital city of Hungary. It has iconic monuments representing the rich history of the country, architectural marvels and UNESCO world heritage sites.  Blessed with innumerable thermal springs, a shoreline with world-class cruises, enchanting nightlife, and delicious food, this city is constantly evolving and reinventing itself. This liveliest and  most culturally vibrant city in Europe has to be toured to be experienced.

Public Transport System

Metro, Bus, Trolley Bus, Yellow Streetcars, Suburban Railway, Cogwheel Railway.

Cleanliness and Efficiency

Cleanliness: High; Efficiency: Medium

Mode & Cost of Transports

You can buy tickets in the public transport system in Budapest. A single ticket (350 HUF) is valid for one continuous trip and is valid for everything from buses to trams.

Budapest Card:
24-hour (HUF 4,900),
48-hour (HUF 7,900)
72-hour (HUF 9,900)

•Single Ticket: 350HUF
•Single Transfer Ticket: 530HUF
•Metro Section Ticket: 300HUF

Basic Items & Cost

Name Price
Water Bottle USD 0.00
Cup of Coffee USD 0.00
Milk Carton Pack USD 0.00
Rice/Kg USD 0.00
White Bread USD 0.00
Eggs (12) USD 0.00
Combo Meal USD 0.00
Fine Dining USD 0.00
Bottle of Coke or Pepsi USD 0.00
Domestic Beer USD 0.00
Imported Beer USD 0.00
Bottle of Wine USD 0.00
Cigarettes (20 Pack) USD 0.00
Taxi ( 1 km ) USD 0.00
Ticket in local transport (Single way). USD 0.00
Rent ( One Bed Room) USD 0.00

DO’S; -

  • Make sure your one-time ticket covers all the zones you are travelling in to avoid fines.
  • Keep your wallet and credit cards in different places lest you end up losing them or they’re stolen.
  • While traveling on public transport, keep your bag under your arm.
  • Check out the transportation facilities before venturing out, especially at night.
  • Avoid unlit dark streets.
  • Avoid dangerous nightclubs in Budapest.
  • Save the Budapest crime emergency number in case of any trouble.
  • Check the Budapest airport terminals carefully as people often get confused.      

DONT’s;-  

  • Don’t carry a lot of cash in the markets.
  • Do not carry valuables in the spas or in the city.
  • Avoid the tourist restaurants as the prices are mostly very high and the food quality is poor.
  • Do not hail a taxi in Budapest.
  •  Do not carry or consume drugs.
  • Avoid exchanging money on the street.
  • Avoid any plans to visit museums on Monday as they are closed.
  • Avoid visiting churches on Sundays as mass is conducted.and visitors are not welcome.

Night Life

Budapest offers a vibrant night-life.  People love to party on both weekends and weekdays. Here, night-life is celebrated by the young and the not-so-young with equal zest and frenzy. There is a wide palette of entertainment to choose from for all ages. It all comes down to individual preferences. For folks who prefer to spend a romantic and quiet evening, opt for the lovely boat cruise. You'll gaze at the beautifully lit Danube and other majestic buildings lined up along the riverfront. For classic cultural nightlife entertainment, head for the Hungarian folk show, Organ Concerts Basilica or the Budapest Gala Concert to get acquainted with Hungarian culture. People with high energy for dancing and clubbing can head to downtown Budapest and the outskirts to explore plenty of casinos, bars, pubs, dance halls, and discos. Get dazzled by some of the top nightclubs of Budapest like Corvin Club & Roof Terrace, Racskert, Instant, Szimpla Kert.  For a wilder experience, join the spa parties in the Szechenyi in summer and magic bath parties in the Lukacs in winter. Whichever way you prefer to party in Budapest.- fun is guaranteed.

Must See

  • Visit the Electrotechnical Musem.
  • Drink on a Ukrainian stone-carrier ship.
  • Hike up to a Turkish tomb.
  • Play vintage pinball machines.
  • Watch a film in Europe’s smallest cinema.
  • Explore an underground hospital and a former nuclear bunker.
  • Go diving in a submerged beer factory and stone mine.

Experiences

  • Cruises on the Danube.
  • Wine Tasting in Buda Castle.
  • Wine Tour in Etyek.
  • Hungarian Folk Dance Performances.
  • Classical Music Concerts in Budapest.
  • Jewish Tours.
  • Hungarian Cooking Course.
  • Strudel Tasting.

Activities

Las Vegas Casino Sofitel Budapest
Casino
2 Széchenyi rakpart, Budapest, Hungary
Római Beach Volley Kft.
Beach
Budapest, Nánási út 91, 1031 Hungary
Rural Safari Hungary Day Tour
Safari
Repasy Mihaly utca 1, Budapest 1149, Hungary
Pannónia Golf & Country-Club
Golf
Alcsútdoboz, Máriavölgy, 8087 Hungary
Neonis 3D Blacklight Minigolf
Golf
Budapest, Lomb u. 34, 1139 Hungary
Las Vegas Casino Atrium EuroCenter
Casino
154 Bécsi út, Budapest, Hungary
Nagyvillám Ski Resort
Ski
Visegrád, 2025 Hungary
Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden
Zoo
Budapest, Állatkerti krt. 6-12, 1146 Hungary
Csillaghegy Bath
Beach
Budapest, Pusztakúti út 3, 1038 Hungary
Palatinus Beach
Beach
Budapest, 1025 Hungary
Magyar Golf Szövetség
Golf
Budapest, Istvánmezei út 1, 1146 Hungary
Academy Golf Budapest és Étterem
Golf
Budapest, Perényi út 6, 1037 Hungary
Intersport Ski Arena
Ski
Veszpremi utca 66/a., Epleny 8413, Hungary
St. Lőrinc Golf Pálya
Golf
Budapest, Szentlőrinci út, 1238 Hungary
Dobogókő Ski Centre
Ski
Pilisszentkereszt, Eötvös Lóránd u. 10, 2099 Hungary
Las Vegas Casino Atlantis
Casino
217 Nagy Lajos király útja, Budapest, Hungary

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  • Ajka crystals
  • Hand-painted Easter eggs
  • Hand embroidered table cloths
  • Tokaji wines
  • The Hungarian secret box
  • Palinka, handmade leather shoes
  • Unicum herbal liqueur
  • Folqa figures
  • Rubik's cubes

Official Language

Hungarian

Other Language

German

Spoken Language

98.9% of people speak Hungaria... Read more

Currency

Euro (EUR)

Population

1.7 (Millions)

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Weather

Scattered Clouds 8.04°C

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TimeZone

08:46 AM (GMT +02:00)

 

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Ambulance

104

 

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Police

107

 

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Type C
Type C ( 220 V 50 Hz)
Type F
Type F ( 220 V 50 Hz)
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Airport Name / IATA Code

Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport. - BUD

Best time to visit

March to May is the best time to visit Budapest due to the pleasant weather and fewer crowds.

Moderate time to visit

September to February: The Budapest Wine Festival and the Jewish Cultural Festival are in the fall. December to February is pretty cold but is a great time to check out the Christmas markets.

Worst time to visit

June to August is sweltering and the heat will make it difficult to explore the city.

Taxi

Start Tariff: EUR 700.00

1 Km. Tariff: EUR 300.00

1 Hour Waiting Tariff: EUR 500.00

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