15 Must-Buy Traditional Products in Budapest

Hungary, Budapest Guide (B): 15 Must-Buy Traditional Products in Budapest

Other than standalone language and catchy Czardas tune, there's a lot more to memorize Hungary by. Here are some of the things you might want to carry from Budapest to your family and friends back home.

The Hungarian traditional of hand crafted porcelain dates back hundreds of years. Truly the porcelain of royalty, Herend porcelain has been used in royal courts from Austria to Mexico. Queen Victoria was so impressed by Hungarian porcelain when it was shown at exhibitions around Europe, that she ordered some for her palace. Today, Herend still make their famous products at a small factory in the Hungarian countryside. Using a mixture of quartz, kaolin and feldspar the porcelain is fired at tremendous heat and then hand painted by craftsman. Beautiful coffee cups, soup tureens, plates and bowls are decorated with patterns of leaves, birds and flowers. Herend also makes beautiful porcelain figurines-- delicate, hand painted figures of carnival workers, horses and traditional soldiers. Herend porcelain is not inexpensive, running anywhere from between $75-$300, but it is well worth the price. There are a lot of imitation Herend products sold in Budapest, so you’ll want to be careful about where you buy it. The best place to purchase Herend porcelain is from one of the company’s show rooms around the city, such as the Herend Porcelain store at Szentharomsag utca 5, Budapest, Hungary. They are open every day from 10:00am-7:00pm and their employees speak quite good English. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 15 Must-Buy Traditional Products in Budapest
Guide Location: Hungary » Budapest
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Herend Porcelain store   Folkart Centrum   Central Market Hall   Bacchus Borkereskedes Store   Laszlo Vass’ shop   West End Shopping Center   Antique store   Unicum Heritage Visitors’ Centre   Molnar's Kurtoskalacs  
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